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Laporta – Barcelona are responsible for the postponement of the El Clasico

Joan Laporta has blamed Barcelona for the postponement of the El Clasico. The match which was scheduled for October 26 was postponed due to Catalan political crisis. Laporta opined that Barcelona are to blame "I think this match had to be played, they didn't give exceptional circumstances to change the date," Laporta said. "These matches require security devices because it's a match with a lot of rivalry that everyone watches and always has been, therefore I don't think there were circumstances to postpone it. I would've played it. "Yes, [I would've played] the game on Saturday because if Real Madrid wanted to play then I don't see the problem. The sectors wanted to magnify what was happening, for political reasons. "[Barcelona] were mistaken because they criminalised a movemen...