Leo Messi celebrates a goal in a Clásico in the Camp Nou


Competition Comittee fixes the Clásico of the Camp Nou for 18 December

Published:21/10/2019 - 17:23h

Updated:23/10/2019 - 11:14h

The Clásico of the Camp Nou of LaLiga 2019-20 already has a date, and will be played on December 18th. The Competition Committee gave validation to the proposal of Barça and Real Madrid, although the organism directed by Javier Thebes could appeal the decision

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It has cost several weeks of discussions on the calendar, but the Classical of the Camp Nou of LaLiga 2019-20 aims to contest on 18 December. Like this it has confirmed after attending to the initial proposals of the two clubs, that sustain the will to play on 18 December in front of the impossibility to do it this next 26 October by the delicate social situation and political that is affecting to Catalonia.

The organism ascribed to the RFEF, the Committee of Competition, has approved the suggestions of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid to reposition the meeting, after listening his opinions in a meeting that took place the past Thursday. In her, they took into account the allegations of all the parts involved, and gave of margin until this Monday so that both entities put of agreement.

After confirming that the duel would not contest on 26 October, as it was foreseen, both teams denied to move it to the capital, accepting, with distinct arguments, that move it to Santiago Bernabéu did not constitute a beneficial solution for any. The big quantity of obligations in the championship of the regularity and the Champions left little margin of performance, but finally there was consensus between the two big.

Of this form, fixes a decisive crash in the fight by the leadership of the First Spanish Division. Although it remains a lot for his celebration, in the moment of the official announcement both occupy the first and the second place in the competition, after snatching the culés the head of the table to the 'merengues' after combining a victory against the Eibar in Ipurua and a defeat against the Mallorca in Sound Moix.

LaLiga Could resort the new date of the Classical

Although Competition, the RFEF and the clubs agree in this new date, LaLiga keeps his opposition, since it considers that the change prejudices him by several reasons. The current designation solaparía with some eliminatory of the Glass of Rey, and treating of an event of world-wide scope, would suppose a capital loss for the tournament of the KO. Besides, move the Classical of a Saturday to the 13:00 hours to a Wednesday would ruin a strategy thought to improve the relations with the Asian market.

In these circumstances, Javier Thebes, president of the patronal, already warned that it would resort the verdict in front of the Courts of Justice, that could mediate in a new conflict between the managers of the Spanish football. One of the parties crashes of the year already has cleared a bit more his organisation, but will be in the air until all the involved give the 'himself' of definite form.

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