Real madrid vs Barcelona Horario USA

Barcelona lead La Liga 2022-23 standings due to a better goal-difference over arch-rivals Real Madrid.

The first El Clasico of the La Liga 2022-23 season between Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona will take place at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Sunday.

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona have 22 points in La Liga 2022-23 table, with seven wins and a draw apiece.

However, Barcelona, managed by club legend Xavi, lead the standings due to a better goal-difference.

The record between the two teams is too close to call as Real Madrid  have won 100 matches while Barcelona have won 97 across 249 El Clasico  encounters in all competitions.

In La Liga, Real Madrid have won 76 football games while Barcelona have won 73, with 35 draws, across 184 matches.

Star striker Robert Lewandowski is Barcelona’s and La Liga’s top-scorer this season with nine goals, having adapted seamlessly since his summer move from Bayern Munich.

For Real Madrid, tricky winger Vinicius Jr. is the top-scorer with five goals this season.

For Barcelona, defenders Ronald Araujo, Andreas Christensen and Jules  Kounde all have injury concerns as does striker Memphis Depay.