Whist Liverpool walked alone in a 3-0 UEFA Champions League defeat against Spanish giants Real Madrid, Ajax also suffered a 3-1 defeat at the feet of Barcelona’s dynamic duo Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Dynamic they may be, but Real’s top forward Cristiano Ronaldo has already set a record scoring start the season with 15 goals.
So now there is even more pressure as we prepare for the much awaited first round of El Clasico, and here are five things we think you will see.
Click on Claudio Bravo to unveil the top five things to expect.
Footyettes. What do you think the Clasico will hold? Will Barcelona manage to get the three points and a massive advantage in the title race? Let us know your thoughts below or tweet us @LaFootyettes.