LaLiga's first round El Clásico that will take place on Saturday December 23rd. in the Santiago Bernabéu will be the 175th. in the history of the tournament. Until this moment, the total balance is 72 victories for Real Madrid, 69 wins for FC Barcelona and 33 draws with 283 goals scored by Madrid and 277 by Barça which gives us an almost total equality between the two main powerhouses of European football.
One of those matches that stays in the mind of any football supporter was LaLiga's 155 edition of El Clásico, which was decided by a goal of Madrid's Brazilian former striker Julio Baptista, who scored at Camp Nou after and a 1-2 play with Ruud van Nistelrooy.
That game was celebrated on Saturday December 23rd. 2007, which means that will be having its tenth anniversary the exact day of the new confrontation between Blancos and Blaugranas.
At the end of that night Real Madrid extended the point gap against FC Barcelona to seven points (41-34) in a Spanish LaLiga that would finish with the title of the Bernd Schuster's side over a Blaugrana team that would see the end of the Frank Rijkaard's era to give way to Barça's golden age: The Guardiola's Team (2008-2012).
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