Real Madrid faces the second leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League against Juventus with the good income of Turin and the statistics in their favor, after 27 years without losing in “Santiago Bernabéu” in this round and chaining 11 victories.
The March 20, 1991 was the last defeat of Madrid in the quarter-finals of the European Cup, of the three that he received in all his history.
With Alfredo Di Stéfano as coach, he was eliminated by Spartak of Moscow when he fell 1-3.
Real Madrid arrived after drawing 0-0 in Moscow and came forward in an action by Emilio Butragueño but he came back with a double from Radchenko and third from Valeriy Shmarov .
None of the three defeats in 34 quarterfinal matches that the Spanish team played would leave him removed in this edition. Along with the 1-3 against Spartak, he suffered a 0-2 against Inter Milan in the 1966-67 season and a 0-1 against Juventus in 1961-62.
Real Madrid, which has seven qualifiers and 14 years without falling in the Champions League quarterfinals, since he did it on April 6, 2004 with AS Monaco as the last executioner, links 11 consecutive victories in the matches of the “Bernabéu” in This round.
The rematch match between the two teams will be played on Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. (18:45 GMT).