Barcelona – Real Madrid moved because of politics
Match La Liga between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid moved from Sunday, November 28, to Monday, 29 November, reports the official website of Spain’s Professional Football League (LFP). This decision was made for safety reasons, since November 28 is the Catalan parliamentary elections. Barcelona, where the game will take plays, is the provincial capital.
In Catalonia, traditionally strong separatist sentiments, while FC Barcelona is considered by many one of the symbols of the struggle for independence from Spain. The most principled opponent of “Barcelona” is precisely is the “Real”.
In the parliamentary elections of Catalonia to attend, in particular, the party Joan Laporta, who from 2003 to 2010 was president of FC Barcelona. His party he founded after leaving the presidency of the club. Laporta is a supporter of the independence of Catalonia from Spain.
Match FC Barcelona – Real Madrid brought forward on November 29, After ten rounds of Real Madrid with 26 points leading the league in Spain. In reaching the second place is Barcelona with 25 points.
As noted by Spanish newspaper Marca, the match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will be played on Monday for the third time in history. Earlier this happened March 30, 1964 and April 3, 1972. In the first case, beat Real Madrid (2:1), while the second – FC Barcelona (1:0).
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