Barca outclasses Inter in win without injured Messi

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Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has warned his team to beware of a "wounded" Real Madrid side as the hosts head into Sunday's Clasico at the Camp Nou without the injured Lionel Messi.

But, Madrid can cut it to one, with only a single game, at home to Real Valladolid, against an opponent in the top half before Christmas.

His poor start to the season which had been accompanied with unrest from fans, who in the last three seasons won three Champions League and La Liga trophies under former coach and former galactico Zinedine Zidane.

Despite threatening early on, Inter never really got going, and Barca will hope to put in a similarly stylish performance in Sunday's El Clasico against Real Madrid.

We will remind, a match "Barcelona" - "inter" will be held on Wednesday, October 24.

Barca go into the match - featuring two teams with six points from their opening two Group B games - without their talisman after he suffered a broken bone in his arm in Saturday's win over Sevilla.

The kick-off time for the match is 4:15pm.

Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde will be without captain Lionel Messi after the Argentine worldwide sustained a hamstring injury against Sevilla last weekend in the La Liga.

"This game is sufficiently big, important and motivating for them not to be thinking about all these things that interest you [media]".

In addition, under-fire club manager Julen Lopetegui was also involved in the promotional activity, despite the possibility of his exit from the Galaticos in the coming days. Although the majority of his goals have come towards the start of the season, with braces against Leganes & Girona in August & September.

While Madrid have had a poor start to the season, struggling to score goals and plummeting to seventh in the standings, the Germany global is not about to write them out of the title race. "We are heading (to Barcelona) with the maximum ambition".

Ter Stegen went on to praise Messi's talents and claims that "you can not understand" just how good he is.

"We left too many spaces and allowed them the initiative", Icardi told Sky Sport Italia.