Madrid, Another Clasico at the Estadio Santiago
Bernabeu ended with a win for Barcelona, but the latest one
undoubtedly has an even more special meaning for the victors.
Their win on Wednesday night in the Copa del Rey tied the win totals
between the teams, but with Saturday’s success Barcelona now have
96 wins while Real Madrid have 95 and there have been 51 draws.
Real Madrid have been giving up the advantage they had ever
more steadily in recent years, particularly due to their negative streak at
The two triumphs in a week do nothing, but confirm the trend of
recent years when the Blaugrana come to town, having won on each of
their last four league visits.
Barcelona have now won 31 times in the capital in Clasicos and
proof of their dominance comes with 11 wins in the past decade.
The 6-2 win in 2009 was the start of it all and other highlights
have come with the 2-0 Champions League semi-final win, the 4-3
thriller in 2012/13, the 4-0 win in 2015, the dramatic 3-2 success in
2016/17 and last season’s 3-0 victory, the Spanish MARCA newspaper
Source: Oman News Agency