Monday, May 2, 2011
Facts About Real madrid Vs Barcelona (El Clasico 2011)
El Clasico vol IV this season again will be held at 'The White Castle', the Santiago Bernabeu. Ajangnya, which has entered the Champions League semifinal first leg, El Entrenador Real, Jose Mourinho will return berjibaku Entrenador strategy against Barcelona, Pep Guardiola.
Before watching the duel of two Spanish giants this, it's good to listen to some interesting facts and statistics collected by Forza Futbol:
1. Real Madrid has scored 12 goals in the Champions League this season, while Barcelona 7 goals.
2. This is the third meeting of two giants of this Matador State in the Champions League semi-final. Real Madrid won two previous duel in 1960 and 2002.
3. The two teams have met six times in the Champions Club Europe. Real Madrid won 3 times, Barcelona won one and drawn 2 times.
4. Real Madrid became the team with the best defense with Manchester United with only conceded 3 goals in 10 Champions League matches this season.
5. Real Madrid won 12 games and only lost 2 times against Spanish clubs in the Champions League stage. Madrid suffered final defeat of Barcelona Atletico Madrid 0-1 and 1-2 in the season 1960-1961.
6. If Real Madrid win the Champions League, Jose Mourinho will be the first coach in history to win 3 times the Champions League trophy with three different clubs. Mourinho won the previous trophy with Porto and Inter Milan.
7. Mourinho's record against Barcelona is not too good with losing records four times in 10 matches and won only 3 times.
8. Barcelona rolled to a Champions League semi-final three times in the last four seasons. Barca lost to Manchester United in 2008, Inter Milan (last year) and get away from hadangan Chelsea in 2009 before becoming a champion.
9. Barcelona only won 4 times from 18 matches Champions League semi-final.
10. Barcelona striker Lionel Messi has scored 15 goals in 15 Champions League final match. Strangely, Messi failed to score in six games last semi-final in three seasons.
11. Barcelona is only able to win 3 times out of 14 Champions League away games last.