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www.thefalsenine.co.uk/2014/10/24/hypothtical-xi-26-avengers-age-of-ultron-clasico/

Clasico preview ;)
For Classico

Neymar--------Messi----Pedro/Suarez

---Inesta-----------Xavi/Rak-----

--------------Masch---------------

Jordi-----Matieu----Pique-----Dani

----------------Bravo-----------


1. Pique and Matieu for experiance.

2. Jordi and Dani pace to track back on counters

3. Mad Masch to break up the counter attack

4. I would prefer Suarez to start,but he will most likely come in as a sub.
http://www.managingmadrid.com/2014/10/23/7033945/el-clasico-2014-real-madrid-fc-barcelona-liga-bbva-interview

Just stumbled on this. I'm guessing "managing madrid" is an RM fan website, but their overview of the Barca team going into the Clasico is really spot on.

In particular I agree with him that the team tomorrow should be

Bravo
Alves-Mathieu-Pique-Alba
Rakitic-Busi-Iniesta
?? - Messi - Neymar

with Suarez subbing in. "??" is probably gonna be Pedro obviously, but I wouldn't mind Sandro either. Munir I'm not so sure about.

Thoughts about Masch v/s Pique for tomorrow?
This is pretty expected line up,can we have a different one considering quality of rm attackers.mine will be,
Bravo
Dany-pique/bartra-masch-Mathieu
Rakitic-busi-xavi
Iniesta-messi-neymar.

Saurez can sub either of xavi or Don,in relate with match equation.I would love to have 3 cbs to cover up our defensive a area as well.what you guys think..
Are you ready to play in hell tomorrow?

(I've waiting to say that for 2 months now..)
No, but we're ready to kick your asses in the Bernabéu. It's far from hell; I've had dinner there and it was quite pleasant.
+1
Hell!! For me,its more like soap opera theatre where lot of drama queens doing their trade.it would be an easy game though as we are gonna unleash our vampire there;)
Hell ? Lol more like messi's favorite 2nd home ground
+1
Public Enemy number 1
lol

http://www.goal.com/en/news/1717/editorial/2014/10/24/5403351/public-enemy-no-1-why-luis-enrique-is-hated-by-real-madrid?ICID=HP_BN_2
It would be awesome if he does same celebration after we win:)
El Clasico couldn't come at a better time. THe morning of the clasico is my last exam, thank god :D
and....I'm working tomorrow! :'(

I finish right 2 hours after kickoff.. :'(
post extended highlights please..
@Umairrockx

Just go to www.lastminutegoals.org after the match.
+1
thanks man, kudos.
I don't get how work can interfere with Clasico haha. I mean I don't work weekends but when I did, I always always always took those weekends off as well as some other ones.
Some people aren't as blessed to get to choose. Also some employers aren't as blessed to know what a Classico is or what the sport football is...
ESPN's little fun guide to the clasico

http://www.espn.go.com/espn/feature/story/_/id/11706295/espn-fc-guide-el-clasico#
+3
Damn man.. Most of the time what they say opposite happens :'/
not sure how true it all was but i thought this was pretty funny....

http://www.trollfootball.me/display.php?id=39686
+2
Except with cr7 he decides before the game when he enters and leaves including camera angles to get his best side when he walks off the field.
+1
On footytube, if your username has (real madrid) next to it, you get likes for no reason. -____-
+1
Ahh so tomorrow is the big day! Can we start posting our lineups with some detail as to why we did what we did? Here's mine and I'd love to hear yours.


--------------------------------Bravo----------------------------------

-----Alves-------------Bartra-----------Mathieu---------------Alba-----

-------------------------------Busquets--------------------------------


---------------Rakitic--------------------------Iniesta----------------


---------Munir-------------------Messi-------------------Neymar-------


I decided that the smartest thing to do is to go into El Classico playing our game. Changing lineups isn't something to be doing during El Classico because we are having so much success playing our own game with this formation and specifically these players.

I decided wing backs because we need the speed they offer. Bartra over Pique simply because he's more useful in the back and is in better form.

Busquets to start but to be replaced by Masche as soon as he shows signs of fatigue. I just feel Busquets can deflate pressure in a way Masche can't and it would be good to keep the pressure off for about the first 60 minutes of the game.

Rakitic is almost box to box and has been our best midfielder this season. Iniesta did great last game and always does amazing in Classicos.

Not starting Suarez because Lucho already hinted that he'll get some minutes but will not start him. Pedro has been very bad and although I would love to start Sandro over Munir, Sandro usually plays Neymar's position. However depending on how things are going, I'd sub Suarez in at the 50th minute mark that way it's a bit more confusing for Madrid to deal with 5 minutes into the start of the second half.
I will go with similar line up like yours but with couple changes.

Masche in place of Bartra because of his speed and tackles.

Xavi in place of Rakitic, because Bale is out so we do not need box to box midfielder. Xavi controls the midfield so James, Mordric and Isco will see little of ball.

Pedro in place of Munir simple because of his work rate and speed. He will team up with Alves/Alba to control Ronaldo.
+1
Ronaldo will probably be closer to a striker role than ever I think for this game. I think if you don't play xavi then we might win.
+1
I would personally play:

Bravo
Alves Mathieu Pique Alba
Iniesta Masch Rakitic
Pedro Messi Neymar
(probably as close to our XI for the game as it will get)
subs:

Xavi, Munir, Suarez, Busq in order of importance
+1
I Agree. Depriving ourselves of Xavi's experience and his ability to absorb pressure against a team like RM would be a big mistake. Especially in his current form. I love Rakitic but if you think he should start ahead of Xavi then go watch our games against Malaga and PSG again.
Rakitic and iniesta without xavi or masch i think is a mistake. St1ors lineup looks the most formidable although i might change one for xavi
See I would love for Xavi to play, but Rakitic has been our best midfielder this season. If Xavi were to start then I'd bench Iniesta and start Rakitic. Danny im curious how would madrid's starting line up look like?
Yousif?/9ronaldo9,

I honestly dont have a great idea of what the actual line up will be. Ancelotti has been tinkering a bit this season because of all the changes, and with our injuries our ideal 11 isnt available.

However, i think that these players are the best 11, but we will likely see something different.

Goalkeeper

Ramos pepe varane marcelo
Modric kroos isco
James
Benzema ronaldo

For me carvajal isnt ready for the huge huge games just yet. And ramos is a wild card but can be epic in big games, or epic fail.

James to play as a 10, marcelo to provide crosses and link with our front three. Isco to play the di maria role. And get subbed for illara/khedira in the later stages of the game.

But honestly i dont know what carlo will do.
Can't wait for Nutmeg king to torment Madrid back line.
Luis Enrique: "Luis Suarez will certainly play some minutes tomorrow, but I don't know how many..."

Sounds like he won't start. Let's hope it's a mind game or otherwise coach change his mind. I certainly don't want Pedro to start that's for sure.
Come onnnn dont start himm
He's gonna come on in the 90th minute and score the winner. Written in the stars. Why else would his ban be over right now? :P
You got if all wrong Jeroen,that exact same scenario is destined for Chicharito! Play the last 10 minutes and scored the winning goal,that practically sums up his whole career so far lol. He excels at this tip of cameos in big games.
@Jeroen

He's gonna come on in the 90th and provide the assist for Messi's hat-trick in a 3-0 win for Barcelona.
How about neymar scores a hatrick and looks around the bernabeu and says, "that's why your godfather wanted to pay €120m for me!"
How about a cat runs on the field, bites Sergio Ramos in the nuts and scratches Pepe's face?
What about Ronaldo accidently passing to Messi twice helping to break the record?


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PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
22
22
0
22
0
1
7
8
1
19
7
8
15
1
1
6
8
2
18
21
9
30
2
0
6
8
3
17
10
7
17
1
2
5
8
4
17
7
7
14
1
2
5
8
5
16
5
11
16
1
4
4
9
6
14
5
7
12
2
2
4
8
7
12
-1
8
7
2
3
3
8
8
11
-1
12
11
3
2
3
8
9
10
-6
12
6
4
1
3
8
10
9
-1
10
9
3
3
2
8
11
9
-2
10
8
3
3
2
8
12
9
-2
9
7
3
3
2
8
13
8
-7
12
5
4
2
2
8
14
7
-8
19
11
5
1
2
8
15
5
-4
13
9
5
2
1
8
16
5
-7
12
5
5
2
1
8
17
5
-11
18
7
5
2
1
8
18
5
-19
23
4
6
2
1
9
19
4
-8
13
5
4
4
0
8
20
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UEFA Champions League Table

Form
PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
22

UEFA Champions League Table

Form
PTS
GD
GA
GF
L
D
W
Pl
Pos
7
2
3
5
0
1
2
3
1
6
2
4
6
1
0
2
3
2
2
-2
5
3
1
2
0
3
3
1
-2
3
1
2
1
0
3
4

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