By Izuchukwu Okosi:
The second installment of the 'El Clasico' of the 2015/2016 season, the clash between the biggest Spanish sides holds today, Saturday, April 2, and Ghana movie star John Dumelo believes Real Madrid will stun La Liga leaders Barcelona at Camp Nou and break the 39 game unbeaten run of the Louis Enrique's team.
The game kicks off at 7.30pm Nigerian time.
Completesportsnigeria.com sought the views of the Ghana superstar who acted in several Nigerian movies.
"Lionel Messi will be key for Barcelona, but he's nothing without the rest of the team. I believe we will see good performances from the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and co, " Dumelo who is currently in Owerri, the Imo State capital to begin shooting on the movie titled 'Restless Pendulum' that also stars Nigeria's Francis Ordega tells Completesportsnigeria.com.
"Barcelona depend so much on their front three of Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. They are possibly the best front three in the world, but I feel the recent international break will help Real Madrid players because most didn't have to travel long distances.
"I don't think that will affect the South Americans stars much though, not at all, but I just feel Real Madrid who are playing catch-up with 10 points behind Barcelona will be more inspired."
Dumelo would also predict a 2-1 win for Real Madrid after the 264th meeting (230 competitive and 33 exhibition games) between both Spanish giants.
"Yes, I'm predicting a slim victory for Zinedine Zidane and his team. In the first leg, I went for Barca, but I have a feeling this will be different," the multi-talented actor adds.
However Nigeria's crossover actor, Rykado Agbor who is a staunch Barcelona supporter counters Dumelo's optimism and goes for a Barcelona double. The first leg on November 21, 2015 ended 4-0 in favour of the European champions.
"Real Madrid win? No way bro. Barcelona will win this game," the Cross River State-born thespian who has acted in many English and Yoruba movies tells Completesportsnigeria.com.
"You know what: Teams know they cannot stop Lionel Messi, Suarez and Neymar, so I trust these guys will score again on Saturday.
"I love the chemistry between the three and others in the team and I am not afraid. Madrid will make a fight of it but it will be another Barca win."
Barcelona are atop the La Liga table with 76 points, 10 points adrift of the Los Blancos who are in third place, one point behind city rivals, Athletico Madrid.
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