On Saturday, Real Madrid will visit their neighbours Atlético Madrid in the last derby at Vicente Calderón in La Liga. The city rivals will change stadium at the end of the season. In the recent times, Diego Pablo Simeone’s side has obtained good results against Los Blancos, however Real Madrid have their reasons to be happy every time they face Atlético.
Now we want to remind you some epic derbys played in the last five years.
28th May 2016 Real Madrid 1 – Atlético Madrid 1
The most recent memory of a derby is the best one. Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid played for the second time in three years the Champions League final. San Siro was the stadium chosen by the UEFA and Atlético claimed revenge after their cruel defeat in Lisbon. However, Los Blancos won again the Champions League in the penalty shootout. Sergio Ramos opened the score and Carrasco drew in the second half. In the penalty lottery, Juanfran missed his penalty and Cristiano Ronaldo scored the last one. The cup went to Madrid… to Santiago Bernabéu again.
22nd May 2015 Real Madrid 1 – Atlético Madrid 0
We want to continue the good memories in the Champions League. After winning the final in Lisbon, Real Madrid and Atlético meet again in the quarter finals only one year later. Los Blancos played a great game at Calderón but they only could draw (0-0). In the second leg, Real Madrid tried harder but only found the net in the last minute thanks to Chicharito Hernández. Atlético were playing with 10 footballers then because Arda Turan was sent off.
24th May 2014 Real Madrid 4 – Atlético Madrid 1
It is one of the happiest memories of every Real Madrid fan. La Décima. The Tenth. Los Blancos were chasing the Champions League trophy for 12 years and they finally arrived to the final in Lisbon. Atlético take the lead after a big mistake from Iker Casillas and Godín took the opportunity. The game was lost but Sergio Ramos header appeared in the 93rd minute. Then, in the extra time, Los Blancos thrashed the city rivals to win the 10th Champions League.
27th April 2013 Atlético Madrid 1 – Real Madrid 2
It was the last victory in La Liga at Vicente Calderón for Los Blancos. José Mourinho was training Real Madrid and they started the game really bad. Atlético take the lead in the 3rd minute thanks to a Falcao header. However, Real Madrid came back with Di María as a star, kicking a free kick, touched by Juanfran, and scoring the second goal after an assist from Benzema.
26th November 2011 Real Madrid 4 – Atlético Madrid 1
Atlético Madrid have won several times in their lasts visits to Santiago Bernbéu. However, not long time ago, Los Blancos thrashed Atlético at home. For instance, in the season 2011/12, when Real Madrid won the league with 100 points, the team managed by Mourinho beat Atlético 4-1. Adrián opened the scorer but Courtois was sent off minutes later. Real Madrid took the opportunity to score four goals.