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Barcelona vs Real Madrid, Marseille vs Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus vs Inter Milan, Boca Juniors vs River Plate and other ‘Clasico’ clashes from around world

BOCA JUNIORS face the short trip to River Plate in what is generally considered the most fiercely contested derby in world football.

Not that this game needs any introduction, but the visitors are sitting pretty at the top of the table with seven wins from seven, while the hosts languish in 11th place.

 Boca Juniors and River Plate players involved in on-pitch battle in 2010Getty Images Boca Juniors and River Plate players involved in on-pitch battle in 2010  Boca Juniors fans create intimidating atmosphere ahead of SuperclasicoReuters Boca Juniors fans create intimidating atmosphere ahead of Superclasico

However, River did reach the Copa Libertadores semi-finals, only to blow a 3-0 aggregate lead in the final 45 minutes against Lanus.

Working class Boca despise their affluent neighbours and at 9.05pm UK time tonight, the two sides from the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires will lock horns for the 200th time.

A famous recent encounter was then a downpour in 2010 caused the first suspension in the contest’s 97-year history — with the final 41 minutes played four days later.

SUPERCLASICO River Plate vs Boca Juniors: Kick-off time, live stream and TV channel for the Superclasico at El Monumental

Here’s a look at other classic clashes from around the globe.

Real Madrid vs Barcelona, Spain — El Clasico

 Real Madrid and Barcelona play out biggest contest in club footballGetty Images Real Madrid and Barcelona play out biggest contest in club football

The biggest club match in football, and one which people make special plans for way in advance.

In recent years, superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo being on opposite sides has added an extra edges to the contest.

But this is a long rivalry, which transcends football — as the recent Catalan referendum has shown — with both sides seeing themselves as representatives of their own nation facing off.

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