FC Barcelona have been the dominant team in Europe for the past three seasons, collecting two continental doubles (league plus Champions League) in that time spam and establishing themselves as the world's greatest team.
Pep Guardiola and his team will try to extend this reign of domination for at least a few more years, but their eternal rivals Real Madrid won't just stand there watching.
José Mourinho's side is clearly the second best in the world right now, but being second best is not what a club like Real Madrid aspires to, especially not when the best is FC Barcelona.
Real Madrid fans will be confident that their team can finally overtake Barcelona and put an end to the Catalan's dominance.
This article presents five reasons why they can overtake Barcelona and five reasons why they can't.
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