The Spanish Football Federation has named the referee for the upcoming El Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid, which is due to take place next Sunday as part of the 26th round of the Spanish Championship at Spotify’s Camp Nou stadium.
The Spanish Federation has appointed Ricardo de Burgos as referee to manage Barcelona’s La Liga Clasico match against Real Madrid, while Cesar Soto Grado has been appointed video referee.
Barcelona host rivals Real Madrid in a tense atmosphere following the Negrera bribery case that accuses Barça, prompting the royal family to file a lawsuit against the Catalan team and Spanish referee José María Enríquez Negrera, former vice-chairman . judicial committee, in defense of their legitimate rights and interests.
After Real Madrid announced legal action against Barcelona and Negrira, former vice chairman of the refereeing committee Joan Laporta, president of the blue garnets, decided to cancel the usual lunch before El Clasico matches.
Barcelona top the La Liga table this season with 65 points, while Real Madrid are second with 56 points.