El Classico

FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Head-to-head record, top goalscorers and all you need to know about El Clasico

In the first Clasico this season, Real Madrid beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 in a La Liga match on Sunday at the Camp Nou. David Alaba and Lukazquez scored the visitors’ goals, while Sergio Aguero scored a late consolation goal for the hosts.

It was the first time in 17 years that neither Lionel Messi, nor Cristiano Ronaldo or Sergio Ramos were involved in such a high-profile confrontation. Ronaldo vs. Messi and other similar duels added to the competitive edge of this match.

However, Clasicos are always something special for the fans of these two clubs all over the world. With this victory, Los Merengues retained its second place in the league table, one point behind leaders Real Sociedad with a postponed match. On the other hand, Barcelona slipped to ninth place.

The two clubs have met so far in 247 official matches, of which Real Madrid won 99 and Barcelona won 96. 52 matches ended in a draw. Former Barcelona star Lionel Messi is the top scorer in El Clasico history and is also the player most involved with his current teammate at Paris Saint-Germain and former Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos.

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Here, we take a look at all the records of this classic encounter between the two Spanish giants.

Who won the most El Clasico – Barcelona or Real Madrid?

Contest matches Real Madrid win Barcelona win Draw
league 183 76 72 35
Del Rey Cup 35 12 15th 8
League Cup 6 0 2 4
Spanish Super Cup 14 8 4 2
coronation cup 1 0 1 0
Champions League 8 3 2 3
Total 247 99 96 52

Who are the top five scorers in El Clasico?

player club Objectives
Lionel Messi F.C.B 26
Alfredo Di Stefano real Madrid 18
Cristiano Ronaldo real Madrid 18
Raul Gonzalez real Madrid 15th
Cesar Rodriguez F.C.B 14

Who are the first five players who appeared in El Clasico?

player club Appearance of
Sergio Ramos real Madrid 45
Lionel Messi F.C.B 45
Francisco Gento real Madrid 42
Manuel Sanchez real Madrid 42
Xavi Hernandez F.C.B 42

What are the five biggest wins in El Clasico history?

date match Contest
06/19/1943 Real Madrid 11-1 Barcelona Del Rey Cup
3/2/1935 Real Madrid 8-2 Barcelona league
09/24/1950 Barcelona 7-2 Real Madrid league
05/19/1957 Barcelona 6-1 Real Madrid Del Rey Cup
09/18/1949 Real Madrid 6-1 Barcelona league

Who are the players who scored the most hat-tricks in El Clasico history?

player club number of hat tricks
Santiago Bernabeu real Madrid 2 (both in the King’s Cup 1916)
Jaime Lazcano real Madrid 2 (1929–30 La Liga & 1934–35 La Liga)
Ferenc Puskas real Madrid 2 (1962–63 La Liga & 1963–64 La Liga)
Lionel Messi F.C.B 2 (2006–07 La Liga & 2013–14 La Liga)

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