Xavi Hernández

On Saturday, Xavi Hernández could become the Barça player to have made the most appearances against Real Madrid. If he plays his 32nd match against the old enemy, he will beat the 31 achieved by Segarra, a record he levelled when he appeared in the Spanish Super Cup last summer.

He played Real Madrid for the first time in 2000 at the Santiago Bernabéu, a game that also featured Pep Guardiola and Carles Puyol. Since then, he has made it to 23 clásicos in the league, which included one goal scored in last year’s famous 5-0 drubbing of Madrid at the Camp Nou. His total of 31 clásicos also includes 3 games in the Copa del Rey, 3 in the Champions League and 2 in the Spanish Supercup.

Puyol equals Migueli

Although Xavi holds the outright record, he is not the man to have played Real Madrid the most times at the Camp Nou. That honours falls to Migueli, who played 13 home matches against the side from the Spanish capital. But Barcelona captain Carles Puyol stands to equal that record on Saturday. Behind them in the list are César (12), Rifé (11), Asensi (10) and Rexach (10).

More Clasicos (total)

Xavi 31

Segarra 31

Migueli 30

Puyol 29

César 28

More Clasicos (at Camp Nou)

Migueli 25

César 24

Puyol 24

Xavi 23

Rexach 21

Rifé 21

Asensi 19

Zubizarreta 18

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