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Madrid has a European record for Barça 'within a shot'

Published:9/08/2022 - 17:24h

Updated:9/08/2022 - 17:24h

Real Madrid will play for the trophy for the eighth time between the two main continental competitions at club level. A victory against Eintracht would equalize them in the record with Barcelona and Milan

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As last victorious of the Champions, the Real Madrid will initiate the season 2022-23 contesting the Supercopa of Europe in front of the Eintracht of Frankfurt the Wednesday 10 August in the Olympic Stadium of Helsinki. It will be the eighth opportunity in which the whites will play this tournament that initiated in 1973 and that from 1998 makes to only party in neutral field.

If the merengues impose to the Germans, will obtain his fifth trophy, what would equalise them in the peak of the historical list of winners with the FC Barcelona and the AC Milan. Nevertheless, they would remain a stair underneath of the culés, all time that these have been present in nine editions, adding five triumphs (1992, 1997, 2009, 2011 and 2015) and four subcampeonatos (1979, 1982, 1989 and 2006); these last would suppose the tiebreaker between both.

In such sense, the Real Madrid would do with the second stair when ousting to the Milan. The 'rossoneri' obtained the title in five opportunities, although his number of participation is lower. In total, have gone out victorious in the editions of 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003 and 2007, falling defeated only in 1973 and 1993. Besides, Carlo Ancelotti would turn into the trainer that more times has achieved the title. Up to now it has added two with the lombardos and one with the merengues.

The Madrid will look for his fifth Supercopa of Europe

Of the seven previous editions, the whites went out victorious in 2002, with a 3-1 to the Feyenoord in the stadium Luis II of Monaco; 2014, 2-0 to the Seville in Cardiff; 2016, again defeating to the Andalusians by a 3-1 in the extention in Trondheim, and a victory more, the last up to now, by 2-1 in front of the Manchester United of José Mourinho in Skopie by the edition of 2017.

On the other hand, they would fall in his first presentation in 1998 in front of Chelsea by the minimum difference and in the one of 2000 in front of the Galatasaray by 1-2 in the extention with a goal of gold of the Turkish, for then valid. The Madrid contested the Supercopa of Europe for the last time in 2018 in Tallin, Estonia, where would fall by 4-2 in the extention in front of the Athletic of Madrid, that besides supposed the first edition of the tournament contested between two teams of a same city and the fifth of consecutive way for a Spanish team.

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