Browsing Clasico History

El Clasico – Real Madrid vs Barcelona in Cup Matches

Posted on 29 Jan, 2013, by in Soccer

For the third consecutive season, we’re having a Copa Del Rey Clasico, as Barcelona and Real Madrid clash in the Spanish Cup semifinal. More important to who? It’s a Clasico, it’s always big, but with the La Liga title seemingly all sewn up and delivered to Barca, this one is much more important to Real it seems. More

Barcelona vs Real Madrid – A Rivalry by Numbers

Posted on 5 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

All great rivalries, and few are as great as the Spanish Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid, about to be played for the 165th time since the rivalry began in 1929, are a lot about the numbers, that tell stories dominant periods, streaks and great players in the long and rich history between the teams, going well beyond the modern Lionel Messi – Cristiano Ronaldo debate. More


Barcelona vs Real Madrid – El Clasico in Recent Seasons

Posted on 3 Oct, 2012, by in Soccer

Just one more match left (Real Madrid in the Champions League) and both teams (Barcelona as well) will be fully immersed in the first La Liga Clasico this season, the last of 2012, another six-Clasico calendar year. It’s not about revenge, they say at the Camp Nou, it’s simply about winning. More

Barcelona vs Real Madrid – The Champions League Sandwich Clasico

Posted on 19 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Lionel Messi didn’t score against Chelsea. Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t score against Bayern. Incredible. Even more incredible? Both teams, Barcelona and Real Madrid, will be heading into the Clasico after defeats. Not league defeats, don’t be funny. Champions League. Still, it adds another dimension of pressure and urgency to the match. Especially for Barca. More