FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Assessing the Key Tactical Battles for El Clasico

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FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid: Assessing the Key Tactical Battles for El Clasico
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Guardiola and Mourinho will meet once again on Sunday.

El Clásico is always taken seriously by both sides, but the La Liga champion may be decided by the outcome of Saturday's match.

With a mere four points separating Real Madrid from FC Barcelona, neither team can afford to display anything but their best.

Because of his poor 5-1-4 record in El Clásico, José Mourinho faces immense pressure to produce a substantial victory over his Spanish rival.  But Pep Guardiola must find a way to defeat Madrid if his team are going to have a chance to steal La Liga.

Guardiola and Mourinho face several tactical battles that could decide their teams' respective fates in La Liga.

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