On the last Thursdays match against Sevilla, Real Madrid just saved themselves from losing their streak of 40-games unbeaten. Thanks to Karim Benzema in the last match, because of his amazing skills which helped scoring an equalizer in the 93rd minute of the game. This made a record of 40-games unbeaten by the European Champions.
With an exceptional last minute goal, Real Madrid restored a 3-3 draw against the opponent Sevilla in the Copa del Rey to set a Spanish record of 40 consecutive games unbeaten on Thursday. Los Blancos matched Barcelona’s 39-match unbeaten record from last season with a 5-0 victory over struggling Grenada in La Liga on Saturday.
Madrid had made their spot in the Copa quarterfinals all-but-secured in the final minutes. Against Sevilla, Madrid advanced 6-3 on aggregate following its 3-0 first-leg win at home last week. Real Madrid ended Barcelona’s streak with a 2-1 El Clasico victory last April. But losing their following fixture 2-0 to Wolfsburg before starting their own unbeaten run to date.
Madrid kept alive a victorious streak that started nine months ago. In this streak, Madrid has won 30 games, while 10 games were drawn in a run that includes three titles. But Real Madrid in their strike only scored 112 goals while Barcelona scored 122 goals.
“We are happy to have achieved our goal against a very difficult rival,” defender Sergio Ramos said. “We didn’t win but we kept our streak alive.”
Real are currently top of the league with one tournament in hand, four points clear of upcoming Copa del Rey opponents Sevilla, who they will face again in La Liga on Sunday.