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

La Liga have asked to the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) that this months El Clasico meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid be moved to Madrid amid growing protests and political tensions in Catalonia.
On Monday, two leaders had been detained for between two and 13 years due to their role in an illegal referendum and subsequent independence bid, sparking protests and clashes throughout the region.
The match is due to happen on Saturday October 26 at the Nou Camp of Barca. On the other hand, the Spanish soccer league is trying to reverse the fixture due to ongoing trouble throughout the area.
The meeting of this season is due to take place in Madrid in March next year.
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