Real Madrid reaches its 100th victory over Barcelona in the Clasico
Real Madrid reaches its 100th victory over Barcelona in the Clasico in all competitions
The Real Madrid team settled the El Clasico match against its rival Barcelona 3-2 during the match that brought the two teams together on Wednesday evening at the “King Fahd International Stadium” in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, within the semi-finals of the 38th edition of the Spanish Super Cup, to qualify for the final match.
With this victory, Real Madrid reached the 100th victory in the history of El Clasico matches against Barcelona during 248 official matches, compared to 95 victories for Barcelona.
Madrid also won the fifth consecutive victory over Barcelona in all competitions for the second time in its history, the first since the seven consecutive victories achieved between 1962 and 1965.
Barcelona VS. Real Madrid
The first goal for Real Madrid came in the 25th minute through the Brazilian Vinicius, who received a wonderful pass from the French star Karim Benzema.
Barca’s equalizer came in the 41st minute through Dutch striker Luke de Jong from a fatal defensive error for Real Madrid after Eder Militao failed to remove the ball from the front of the goal, hitting De Jong’s foot and entering the goal.
In the second half, specifically in the 72nd minute, Karim Benzema scored the second goal from a ball in front of the goal in a wonderful way after a pass from Danny Carvajal.
In the 84th minute, substitute Ansu Fati equalized for Barca with a superb header into the net to score the equalizer for his team, and the match then goes to extra runs.
In the first extra half, specifically in the 98th minute, Uruguayan Real Madrid midfielder Fede Valverde scored the third goal for the royal team through a quick counter-attack, to lead his team to the final match.
Thus, Real Madrid will meet in the final of the Spanish Super Cup, with the winner of the other semi-final match, which brings together the Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao teams at the “King Fahd International Stadium” at nine o’clock on Thursday evening.