Real Madrid Champion League and Cup 1988-1989
In FÚTBOLRETRO.ES we like to remember legendary teams. Today we want to remind the Real Madrid League and Cup champion in season 1988-1989.
That dominated Spanish football team for five seasons in which he won five consecutive league. His best season was precisely the 1988-1989 in which he got League, Cup Y Spain Supercup.
In that template find 'La Quinta del Vulture’, a batch of players from the madridista branch to the delight of merengue fan for many years. Butragueño, Míchel, Sanchis, Martin Vazquez Y Pardeza the they formed although the latter had to go to Real Zaragoza looking for opportunities.
In this cast of great players others joined as Paco Buyo, Tendillo, Gordillo as well as German Bernd Schuster and Mexican Hugo Sanchez. All of them led by Dutch coach Leo Beenhakker.
The Real Madrid He won the lightweight title with some authority, with an advantage of 5 points on FC Barcelona (at that time the victory totaled two points).
Meanwhile, The Whites won the trophy Copa del Rey prevailing in the final Real Valladolid at Vicente Calderon Stadium with a lone goal Rafael Gordillo. To remember the tie will be contested against Real Sporting in the round of 16 with an overall result of 10-7 (5-5 in Gijon and 5-2 in Madrid).
Sacchi's Milan gets in the way of the REAL MADRID
But nevertheless, that generation of players will always have a thorn: The European Cup. At that time Real Madrid He dominated Spanish football but ran into a machine to make football in Europe: Arrigo Sacchi's Milan.
Both teams faced off in the semifinals of the European Cup and the Italians had no mercy on white. In the first leg Real Madrid It did not take the tie to one in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Everything was to be resolved in the return in Italy where pupils Arrigo Sacchi They passed over Real Madrid endorsing a painful and historical 5-0.
although the Real Madrid He started well and created some danger in the immediate area milanista, They were gradually reaching goals. In fact, break and won by local 3-0 with many of Ancelotti (that later would train both teams), moneybags Y Ruud Gullit. In the second part completed 'mannitol’ Marco Van Basten Y Donadoni.