Real Madrid basically annihilated Granada 5-0 on Saturday to move onto 39 games unbeaten crusade. Madrid has equaled Barcelona’s record in Spanish football going without a loss in all competitions.
Further, Madrid had broken their club’s record before Christmas. They achieved it with a 3-2 victory over Deportivo La Coruna posting their 35th game since they last lost.
Madrid’s arch-rivals Barcelona made the record in the 2015-16 season under team manager Luis Enrique. The Vikings will overtake their so called “friends” if they avoid losing to Sevilla in the second leg of their Copa del Rey tie at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday. After the first leg, they lead 3-0 in the tournament.
Madrid’s previous club record of 34 games was set by Leo Beenhakker during the 1988-89 crusade when they won the Primera Division championship. Moreover, they only lost once in 38 games long run.
Juventus F.C hold the European all-time record for their unbeaten stretch of 43 matches in all competitions. Under the leadership of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte the team achieved such feat in 2011-12 season
Real’s last loss was 2-0 at Wolfsburg in the Champions League on April 6 last year. Since then they have posted 28 wins and nine draws in all tournaments while scoring 108 goals and allowing just 33.