On May 6, 2018, the football world will gather to watch the most intense rivalry match in football history. Barcelona will host Real Madrid at the Nou Camp for their second El Clasico match of the season. While the focus will be on the contest between Barcelona and Real Madrid, the rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi wil also get some attention at the same time. This two player have broken many records and scored many goals to make their respective team win the different cups.
What we can expect from this game is that the Barcelona have already clinched the League title this year and Real Madrid's main focus is to win the Uefa Champions league (UCL) which is going to be held in Ukraine against Liverpool still the contest is going to be neck and neck. Messi has scored 25 goals in 37 appearances for Barcelona in the El Clasico, while the Real Madrid winger Cristiano Ronaldo has only managed to score 17 times in 29 appearances.
Talking about stats, Real Madrid leads the head to head results in competitive matches with 95 wins to Barcelona's 92, while Barcelona leads in total matches with 112 wins to Real Madrid's 99. Along with Athletic Bilbao, they are the only clubs in La Liga to have never been relegated. When it comes to El Clasico victories, Messi has appeared on the winning side more often than Ronaldo, with 17 wins, 8 draws and 12 losses from 37 matches. The Portuguese, on the other hand, has won 8, drawn 7 and lost 14 of his 29 matches in this fixture. The Argentine also has a superior win percentage of 45.9%, compared to Ronaldo's 27.6%.
Barcelona had already won the First League match against Real Madrid this year, they are eyeing to clinch this time too and make a strong finish. While Real Madrid is desperately waiting to take the revenge of first league and make a huge boost before playing the UCL final. So all the fans over the world are eagerly waiting to watch rivalry matches and hoping their respective team to win.