With the classification of Athletic Club for the end of the Spain Supercup which is being played this Sunday in Riyadh (7:30 p.m. /#Vamos), the Real Madrid will meet again Classic on his way to the first title of the season.
After the FC Barcelona, those of Ancelotti They will have to overcome the Basques in what is known as the ‘old Clásico’ of Spanish football, as it is a duel that has been going on since the first time the two met in the League more than 100 years ago.
Specifically since April 8, 1903, each year without ruling (except in the years of the Spanish Civil War) a match is held between the two. The first, moreover, was how the next one will be: with a title in between in a final, although in that case it was from the Spanish Championship (Current Copa del Rey).
A very cool duel
In fact, in the KO tournament where the Real Madrid-Athletic Club It is the duel that has been repeated the most times up to a total of 57 occasions. In League, on the other hand, have seen their faces 182 times while in the Super Cup They have done it only once.
Thus, the global record between the rojiblancos and the meringues remains in a total of 203 games, with 104 victories of the Real Madrid, 62 of the Athletic and 36 draws. In all these duels, moreover, the Madrid has scored 386 goals and the Athletic 272.
Thus, this Sunday will be yet another duel in the ‘Old Classic’ of Spanish football between two of the three teams that have never played in Second division. The other is the FC Barcelona.
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