Barca have won Spain's top flight in six of the past nine years, but they didn't win it last year and no one really expects them to win it in 2017-18. "It was a very tough day for everyone and it gives you reasons to think".
Spanish and European champions Real Madrid also tweeted a picture of their first-team squad holding a minute's silence at Valdebebas, with the likes of newly promoted Catalan club Girona, Granada, Levante and Real Mallorca posting similar images of their players and staff on their accounts.
Here, we take a look at some talking points ahead of the El Clasico showdown.
His ability of level at this age is quite frightening and you still get the impression that he's not even scratched the surface yet, given that his common role for Real is as as substitute. "I just wish it doesn't happen again in Barcelona or in the whole world".
While Barcelona's focus has been away from footballing matters, they go into the match in far from ideal shape on the pitch.
Titleholder Real Madrid will debut at Deportivo La Coruna without Cristiano Ronaldo, who is serving a suspension for shoving a referee in the Spanish Super Cup final which Madrid won.
While Madrid's tweaked attacking trident made a flying start, the missing "N" in Barcelona's "MSN" forward line was glaringly obvious after 10 minutes.
While it was always going to be a massive burden in trying to fill the vacuum left by the departure of Neymar to Paris St Germain, new Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde can not do much else apart from look to get the best out of what is available.
And Setien believes the loss of one of their stars has affected the atmosphere at the Nou Camp.
The signs are ominous and it is not just the departure of Neymar that is causing this decline.
Meanwhile, long-term absentee Rafinha Alcantara and Luis Suarez are also ruled out for the game against Betis, with the Uruguay worldwide expected to be out of for around four weeks due to a knee injury suffered in the Wednesday's defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu.
A number of increasingly impressive displays have been backed up by a sensational pre-season for Kovacic, with the classy midfielder having started and starred in Real's "friendly" victory over fierce rivals Barcelona in Miami, as well as both of their Super Cup wins over the Blaugrana.
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