The victory dents Real Madrid's ambitions of retaining the title and leaves the Catalans close to lifting the trophy for the first time since 2019.
Barca have been charged with corruption by Spanish prosecutors for payments between 2001 and 2018 to the company of former refereeing chief Jose Maria Enriquez Negreira, totalling around 7.3 million euros
Real Madrid won the first La Liga Clasico 3-1 in October but Xavi's side have vastly improved since then.
It is the second time this season Barcelona have changed their shirt for the Clasico, wearing Canadian rapper Drake's "OVO Owl" logo at the Santiago Bernabeu in October
Raphinha's strike earned Barcelona an agonising 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday to restore their nine-point lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga
Spanish prosecutors charged Barcelona with corruption on Friday, over payments the club made to a former vice-president of Spain's referees' committee through a company owned by him.
Real Madrid came from behind to beat Espanyol 3-1 and cut Barcelona's lead to six points at the top of La Liga.
Spanish prosecutors on Friday charged Barcelona with corruption over payments the club made to a former vice-president of Spain's referees' committee through a company owned by him
Barcelona visit Athletic Bilbao on Sunday as they bid to preserve or even extend their nine point lead on Real Madrid, who host Espanyol Saturday -- in their last league matches before the Clasico at Camp Nou on March 19
Lionel Messi looked pretty ineffective aginst Bayern Munich in the two UEFA Champions League Round of 16 legs.
Barcelona clung on with 10 men to beat Valencia 1-0 and move nine points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga on Sunday, thanks to Raphinha's early header
The incident happened in the 24th minute of the match when Vinicius Jr and Frenkie de Jong were tussling for the ball
A Barcelona side galvanised by a gutsy victory over Real Madrid can take a significant step towards the Spanish title with a win over Valencia on Sunday at Camp Nou
Eder Militao's own goal handed a depleted Barcelona a surprise 1-0 away victory over Real Madrid in a stormy Copa del Rey semi-final first leg on Thursday.
Real Madrid face Barcelona in the first leg of the Copa Del Rey semi-final tie at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Friday
A wounded Barcelona face Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg on Thursday hunting for a Clasico win to make coach Xavi Hernandez's gamble at a critical moment of the season pay off
La Liga leaders Barcelona tumbled to an embarrassing 1-0 defeat at Almeria on Sunday, failing to capitalise on Real Madrid's derby draw with Atletico to extend their advantage
A mass brawl unfolded between Manchester United and Barcelona players during the second leg of their UEFA Europa League Round of 32 tie at Old Trafford on Friday