Andres Iniesta has been missed by everyone. Given his status in Spain, even Madrid fans will begrudgingly accept that he could be key on Saturday.
Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes make their picks for some of the matches in La Liga this weekend, headlined by El Clasico.
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The latest edition of the biggest game in club football takes place on Saturday when Barcelona host Real Madrid. Here are our writers' predictions.