The biggest match in the Spanish La Liga will be going down today when Real Madrid faces Barcelona in the Spanish league today.
But before the two teams go head to head, let’s take a look at some of the facts about El Classico.
First El Classico game was played on May 13, 1902.
Manolo Sanchis has the most appearances as a player with 43 appearances.
Lionel Messi holds the record as the top scorer with 21 goals.
There have been no 0-0 draws for the past 15 years.
Real Madrid has the record for the largest El Classico victory, with an 11-1 victory over Barcelona in a Copa del Rey game in 1943.
Real Madrid leads with 95 wins in competitive matches.
Barcelona leads with 111 wins in total matches (competitive and non-competitive).
Both teams have met in 235 competitive matches and 269 total matches (competitive and non-competitive)