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El Clasico: Barcelona vs Real Madrid venue change requested amid protests

La Liga have requested to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) this seasons El Clasico meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid be transferred to Madrid amid rising protests and political tensions in Catalonia.
On Monday, nine Catalan leaders had been jailed in an illegal referendum and subsequent failed independence bid, igniting clashes and protests across the area.
The game is supposed to happen on Saturday at the Nou Camp of Barca. However, the Spanish soccer league is trying to undo the fixture due to continuing trouble through the area.
The meeting of this season is due to take place in Madrid in March next year.
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