Barcelona has been waiting for El Clasico against Real Madrid in continuation Spanish League this weekend. Blaugrana will travel to Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano on Sunday (11/4/2021) in the morning WIB.
The two teams are currently competing at the top Spanish League standings. Barcelona, which has 65 points from 29 matches, has clung to Atletico Madrid at the top of the standings by only one point.
Meanwhile, Madrid trailed in third position. The whites Two points adrift of Barcelona and three points from Atletico.
For Frenkie De Jong, El Clasico always brings great pressure. However, he assesses that the duel against Madrid this weekend will not determine whether Barcelona will win LaLiga.
“There is always a lot of pressure in El Clasico, this time it will be no different. But of course we want to win,” said Frenkie De Jong in an interview with a number of Asian media, including detikSport, via Zoom, Thursday (8/4/2021).
“I think it is very important to win El Clasico because if we win we can get closer to our target,” continued the Dutch international.
“But I don’t think it’s decisive. Whether we win or lose doesn’t mean we will win or not. But of course it’s very important to get the three points.”
Facing El Clasico this weekend, De Jong said Barcelona had no special preparations.
“We have a routine as usual. You always know when there is more pressure when El Clasico arrives, you feel it is a special match,” said De Jong.
“We are keeping our normal routine and that gives us confidence,” he said.