The two-match ban on Neymar bars him from playing for Barcelona in the upcoming El Clasico. AP
21 Abril, 2017, 20:05
They effectively sealed their title with a late victor by Cristiano Ronaldo, who celebrated by mischievously gesturing the 99,000 Barcelona supporters inside the Nou Camp to calm down.
MALAGA, SPAIN - APRIL 08: Neymar Jr. of FC Barcelona is shown a red card during the La Ligamatch between Malaga CF and FC Barcelona at La Rosaleda stadium on April 8, 2017 in Malaga, Spain.
A home victory would see Madrid increase its lead to six points over second-placed Barcelona, with the leaders also having a game in hand. "It is huge, every player wants to play it, and people have been talking about it for the past month". Messi is La Liga's leading scorer with 29, five more than teammate Luis Suarez.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confessed Juventus "played better over the two legs and can win the Champions League this season".
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The sight of Messi flat out with blood gushing from his face after a heavy tackle from Miralem Pjanic seemed to sum up his club's recent fortunes.
Ronaldo has 16 goals in 26 matches between the clubs, the third-best mark behind Messi and Madrid great Alfredo Di Stefano.
The 34-year-old has already felt the wrath of Barcelona this season after wrongly ruling out a goal that clearly crossed the line before Aissa Mandi hacked it away in a 1-1 draw with Real Betis back in January.
Meanwhile, former star player and current coach Zinedine Zidane has been given a confidence boost by club president Florentino Perez who is quoted in the local media as saying that no matter what happens this season, Zidane will be in charge of Los Blancos next season.
Despite Barcelona's efforts to appeal to the Court of Arbitration (CAS), Neymar will miss El Clasico on Sunday.
The pair have had many run-ins and the build-up to Sunday's Clasico was no different, Pique making reference on Twitter to poor officiating in Madrid's 4-2 win over Bayern. If the suspension is not overturned, he will miss El Clasico and Wednesday game against Osasuna.
The entire Madrid side were off the pitch after taking the lead as Barcelona attempted to level the scores by taking a quick kick-off, only for the referee to eventually disallow the goal. In contrast, Barcelona have won just two of their previous five in all competitions and were dumped out of Europe in midweek.
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