Real Madrid-Atletico, the most curious fact of the Madrid derby
The Real Madrid-Atletico is, for many, the most anticipated game of the year. The Madrid derby is the clash that pits the two hobbies of the capital of Spain and, How could it be otherwise, It has plenty of anecdotes and curiosities.
Although in recent times, Real Madrid Y Barcelona They have vied fiercely, remember that for many years, the Madrid derby It was the game of the season. Not in vain, Real Madrid and athletic star in the duel that has played more times in the history of Spanish football.
Proof of this are the statements that several legendary players from both clubs have made throughout history as di Stéfano, Pirri O Abelardo:
Alfredo Di Stéfano: “Back in my day, the opponent was Atletico. It was we wanted to win at all costs because it was the neighbor. And lose the neighbor meant that the next day at the office, at the bar, their fans on the street laughed at ours and therefore we”.
Pirri: “It seems that the rivalry is with Barcelona, but historically was our rival Atletico”.
Adelardo: “The first thing we did was look at the calendar to see when we played play with them, derbies were to death. Some people prefer that to win the Madrid, but do not be champion.”
Indians and Vikings, as fans of both teams are popularly known, They have faced several end and, far from what some may think, equality reigned. It is precisely here where we see a striking curiosity if we focus only on Cup finals.
colchoneros and meringues have met in five coperas finishes of four victories for Atletico and only one for Real Madrid. But that's not the most striking, what more striking is that the four wins Atletico occurred in the Santiago Bernabeu (1960, 1961, 1992, Y 2013), while the only Real Madrid was in the Vicente Calderón (year 1975).
In 1960, the Athletic He won by 3-1 with goals from Jones, Joaquin Peiro Y Enrique Collar. He scored by madridista part Hungarian Ferenc Puskas.
One year later, again the whole of the Manzanares cat was taking water. This time the result was tighter (3-2). Peiro (twice) Y Mendonça for Atletico and di Stéfano Y Puskas for Madrid.
In 1975, was the Real Madrid who won in the eternal rival house. It was in the mark de penaltis, after the regulation time ended with goalless draw.
We had to wait long enough to see another Real Madrid-Atletico in a Cup final. In tempoarda 1990-1991, again at the Santiago Bernabeu, the team led by Luis Aragones expired by 0-2 with goals from Futre Y Schuster.
By last, the most recent, in the campaign 2012-2013. The rojiblancos achieved victory 1-2 in overtime. Cristiano Ronaldo Y Diego Costa They marked in the first 90 minutes. A header from Miranda in overtime gave the title to Atletico.