Cesc arriving in Madrid / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Barça takes the Clásico! The Catalans outscore Madrid at the Bernabéu 1-3. Goals: Benzema (1'), Alexis (30'), Xavi (52'), Cesc (65').

22.00 The game is underway!

21.40: The team warms up on the pitch.

21.15: On Barça's bench: Pinto, Mascherano, Maxwell, Keita, Pedro, Thiago and Villa.

21.10: R. Madrid's starting lineup: Casillas, Coentrão, Serigo Ramos, Marcelo, Pepe, Xabi Alonso, Lass; Özil, Di María, Cristiano Ronaldo and Benzema.

21.00: FC Barcelona's starting lineup (by shirt number): Valdés, Alves, Piqué, Cesc, Puyol, Xavi, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Sergio and Abidal.

20.35: The team leaves the hotel and makes its way to the Santiago Bernabéu.

20.00: Guardiola gives his team the technical rundown of the match.

19.30: The team eats a pre-game snack at their hotel.

19.00: Kickoff is three hours away! However, it's raining heavily at the Bernabéu.

17.55: Check out some curious stats and facts of Clásicos at the Bernabéu

17.00: Have you seen Pep Guardiola's pre-match press conference?

16.05: The trip to Madrid in images. Here are a few photographs of the Barça's trip to the Spanish capital.

14.30: The presidents finalise their press conference. Sandro Rosell and Florentino Pérez held a press conference before the traditional lunch between directors of both clubs at the Ritz in Madrid.

14.10: The team eats at the hotel. The group led by Josep Guardiola is eating at the Eurostars Madrid Tower hotel. Afterwards, the players will rest and eat a pre-game snack at 19.30. Afterwards, Guardiola will give the team a tactical rundown of the game, before leaving for the Bernabéu.

13.30: Japan on the horizon. It seems like the trip is far away, but the team will takeoff for Japan in exactly 12 hours... where they will play in the FIFA Club World Cup.

13:25: Team arrives at the hotel. The team arrives at Eurostars Madrid Tower, where they will stay before the match.

13.17: Press conference and food. The presidents of both clubs, Sandro Rosell and Florentino Perez, are scheduled to hold a press conference at 14.00. 30 minutes later the directors of both teams will share a meal together in the pre-match luncheon.

13:00: The first Clásico, closer. There are only three hours to go before the first clásico of the day gets underway: BM Atlético de Madrid - Barça Intersport. All the info on the match, here.

12.45: Arrival in Madrid. The team has landed in the Spanish capital, temperature is 4°C.

11.49: Departure to Madrid. Once the aircraft problems were resolved, the team’s plane took off towards Madrid. Estimated arrival time: 12.40

11.20: All the information on the match. The Clásico is just 11 hours away. Have you read the match preview yet?

11.05: Delayed departure. The flight has been delayed due to fog at Barajas.

10.00: Headed to the airport. The team leaves the Camp Nou en route to El Prat.

9.30: Madrid and Barça, ‘Together for Africa’

9.00: Tonight the highest scoring teams of La Liga and the Champions League will face off.

8.30: The managers and the captains of FC Barcelona’s other professional weigh in on the Clásico.

8.00: Don’t miss a single detail of the Clásico on www.fcbarcelona.com. Here is our special feature on the game, with historical photographs and videos of other Madrid-Barça matches.

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