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CONFIRMED: Barcelona and Real Madrid starting line-ups - Messi and Bale both start

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Here is how Barcelona and Real Madrid will line-up for this evening’s match at the Nou Camp:

Barcelona starting XI: Valdes, Dani Alves, Adriano, Pique, Busquets, Macherano, Fabregas, Xavi, Iniesta, Messi, Neymar

Subs: Montoya, Puyol, Pedro, Sanchez, Song, Sergi, Pinto Colorado

Real Madrid starting XI: Lopez, Carvajal, Marcelo, Pepe, Varane, Ramos, Khedira, Modric, Ronaldo, Di Maria, Bale

Subs: Casillas, Fabio Coentrao, Benzema, Arbeloa, Jese, Isco, Illarramendi

Gerard Pique has overcome a hamstring problem to start this evening's El Clasico for Barcelona.  While Gareth Bale has been given the nod to form a formidable front-line with Cristiano Ronaldo and Angel Di Maria.

Iker Casillas drops back to the bench as he continues his recent tradition of playing in the Champions League but observing the La Liga action.

With just three points separating league leaders Barca from third-placed Real, today's match is very much a six-pointer.  But if the visitors do win, they will have to do so by a seven-goal margin if they wish to take top-spot.

What do you think the result will be this evening?

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