“This is one of the most special games of the year, because of the rivalry between us and because we’re usually playing for titles against them. They’re another great team, with great players and that makes it so much more special.”
Barca have won nine of their last 10 La Liga games and Pique said: “You feel stronger and more confident on the back of a run like the one we’ve been having.
“Winning the Clasico would be a very important step forward. There are 10 games left and it’s very tight between us.”
Real Madrid striker Benzema said: “We know there’s a lot of pressure, but that’s normal because it’s a huge match. via BBC Sport