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Postponed El Clasico to be played on December 18: Spanish Football Federation

Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. Photograph:( Reuters )

AFP Madrid, Spain Oct 23, 2019, 03.04 PM (IST)

The rearranged Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid will be played on December 18 despite opposition from La Liga, the Spanish Football Federation confirmed on Tuesday.

Spain's most prestigious fixture, which was due to take place at Camp Nou on Saturday, was postponed last week because of violent pro-independence protests in Catalonia. La Liga had proposed a new date of December 4.

 

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Spain's most prestigious fixture, which was due to take place on Saturday, was postponed last week because of violent protests in Catalonia.