Top 10 UEFA Champions League Records of Real Madrid : Real Madrid defeated Chelsea by 2-0 on Tuesday night to reach the semi-finals of the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League with a 4-0 aggregate victory over the English side.
Rodrygo Goes netted all the goals in the 58th and 80th minutes in a game in which regular match winners Vinicius Junior and Karim Benzema were kept quiet.
The Champions League is indeed Real Madrid’s competition as we take a look at a number of important records and achievements held by the Spanish giants.
1.The first football club to win the European Cup
Madrid hold the honor of being the first ever winners of the European Cup. The 1955-56 tournament was the maiden edition of Europe’s biggest club soccer competition and it was won by Real Madrid, who defeated Stade de Reims 4–3 in the final at Parc des Princes, Paris, on 13 June 1956.
This record will forever remain with La Casa Blanca.
2.Most European Cups / UEFA Champions League titles won (14)
1955–56, 1956–57, 1957–58, 1958–59, 1959–60, 1965–66, 1997–98, 1999–2000, 2001–02, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18 and 2021–22.
3.Most consecutive seasons of advancing past the Group Stage (26 times in a row and still counting) :
Real Madrid hold the record for the most consecutive seasons in which a side have advanced past the group stage, with 26 straight progressions from 1997–98 to 2022–23.
4.Most final matches reached in the European Cup / UEFA Champions League (17 times).
1956 (won), 1957 (won) , 1958 (won) , 1959 (won) , 1960 (won) , 1962 (Lost ) , 1964 (Lost) , 1966 (won) , 1981 (Lost) , 1998 (won) , 2000 (won) , 2002 (won) , 2014 (won) , 2016 (won) , 2017 (won) , 2018 (won) , 2022 (won).
AC Milan and Bayern Munich are next with 11 finals played each.
5.Most semi-finals reached in the European Cup / UEFA Champions League (32 times) :
Real Madrid have now reached the semi-finals of the competition record extending 32 times after defeating Chelsea by 4-0 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals of the 202/23 edition.
Bayern Munich are the next club with most Champions League semi-finals appearances (20 times) , Barcelona are on 17 times whilst AC Milan have 14 Semi-finals appearances.
6.Most quarter-finals appearances in the European Cup / UEFA Champions League (38 times) :
Los Blancos are also the club with the most quarter-finals appearances in the competition – 38 times , they have played quarter-final matches.
7.Most matches won in the European Cup / UEFA Champions League (285 wins) :
Bayern Munich have 229 wins , Barcelona are on 197 wins , Manchester United have 160 wins whilst Juve and Liverpool have 153 and 142 wins respectively.
8.Most consecutive European Cups / UEFA Champions League Won (5 times) :
1956 (won), 1957 (won) , 1958 (won) , 1959 (won) , 1960 (won)
9.Most European Cup / UEFA Champions League Goals Scored (1045 goals) :
La Casa Blanca have scored 1 , 045 goals so far in the competition. Bayern Munich come next with 803 goals whilst Barcelona have 667 goals at the third place.
10.Most matches played in the European Cup / UEFA Champions League (474 matches) :
Tuesday’s 2-0 win at Chelsea was the 474th match in 53 seasons for Real Madrid in the competition and it is also a record.
Send us your stories and breaking news to firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave a Reply