Real out to spoil Barca's title march

April 7, 2005
By Simon Baskett
MADRID, April 7 (Reuters) - Real Madrid are preparing for this weekend's 'clasico' against Barcelona in the unusual position of underdogs at their own Bernabeu stadium as they bid to spoil their rivals progress towards the title.

With Barca enjoying a nine-point cushion at the top of the Primera Liga and only eight games left even a draw would leave Real facing their second trophyless season in a row -- an embarrassing failure for a club striving to be the world's best.

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