Everything you need to know about Barcelona and Real Madrid before the first Clasico of 2016-17

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On Saturday, Barcelona will face La Liga nemesis Real Madrid for the 231st competitive occasion, and the stakes have rarely been higher.

The Blaugrana currently sit six points behind Los Blancos in the Primera Division standings. If they fail to secure any points at the Camp Nou this weekend, Madrid may gain an insurmountable lead in the title race.

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Granted, the season is young, but this game might just be a title decider.

Current form would suggest that Zinedine Zidane’s side have the edge, but El Clasico is famous for its utter unpredictability.

Check out our latest FC Yahoo video for injury news, form stats and what can only be an educated attempt at predicting the outcome of one of the world’s most mercurial derbies.

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