Real Madrid only lost four times so far this century at Villamarín

Real Madrid, which plays its match of the third day at Benito Villamarín on Saturday, has only lost four of the nineteen official matches, two of them in the Cup, which it has played in the Betis field so far this century. period in which he has also added ten victories and five draws.

The last precedent, on March 8, the Betis beat Real Madrid 2-1 in the last league game played with the public to date and also in the last league defeat of the current champion, who bowed with a goal from Tello that broke the tie they had established Sidnei and Benzema.

Betis' previous home win against Real Madrid dates back to the 12/13 campaign, a 1-0 signed by Beñat, and five years earlier, in the season 07/08, it was 2-1 after coming back Edu and Mark González the goal with which Drenthe he had overtaken the group led by Bernd Schuster.

Zinedine Zidane, current Real Madrid coach, was the author of the only goal for his team in the first merengue defeat at Benito Villamarín in the 21st century, in the 02/01 campaign, when the goals of Gastón Casas, Capi and Joaquín, still today the Verdiblanco captain, gave the victory (3-1) to the Sevillians.

Despite this preeminence of Real Madrid in the last two decades, the global balance of the 64 official games played by these two contenders in the Andalusian capital is balanced, since both have added the same number of victories, twenty-four, and there have been sixteen ties.