November 13, 2020

El Clásico by the numbers

El Clásico by the numbers

Football’s biggest football match occurs this weekend break at the Camp Nou as Barcelona entertain Real Madrid in the 1st El Clasico match.

Both teams enter the match astride unsatisfying reductions last time out, Barcelona losing 1-0 away to Getafe, along with Madrid additionally going down by the exact same frame against Cardiz.

Before the clash, here are some varieties worth looking at.

0: Clásicos without fans
This is the 1st time in the history of the clash that the match are going to be actually played responsible for closed doors, because of the coronavirus.

0: Koeman v Zidane
Both have never met before in any type of competitive match either as players or supervisors

2: Clásicos without Barça scoring
Final season, Barça failed to score in either of the games against Real Madrid, and that is actually an extremely rare condition indeed

4 Ansu Fati’s goals this season
The Barcelona celebrity is the club’s leading goalscorer until now this time while Vinicius is Madrid’s best scorer along with 2

5: Fifth Dutchman
Koeman is certainly not the first Dutchman to manage an El Classico tie, along with Rinus Michels, Johan Cruyff, Louis truck Gaal and also Frank Rijkaard all having actually preceded him.

8: Amount of debutants
Neto, Dest, Araujo, Junior Firpo, Pjanić, Riqui Puig, Pedri, and Trincão have actually never played in El Clasico previously, even though some have actually dealt with Real Madrid along with various groups.

14: Koeman Clásicos
The Dutchman is secondhand to the El Clasico, having actually played in 14 of all of them. This is actually nevertheless the very first time he are going to be taking part as manager.

26: Messi v Madrid
The Argentine has actually scored the most number of goals in the fixture, 8 much more than Alfredo di Stefano, that held the previous report.

96: Wins versus Real Madrid
Barçan is going to be wanting to draw amount on 97 in the overall wins against their eternal opponents

399: Total goals
FC Barcelona are actually just one goal shy of their 400th against their fierce rivals.