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Real Madrid set another Champions League record

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 12/04/2018

 

Real Madrid set another Champions League record after the edge past Juventus in the quarter-final of the Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.

Real Madrid has qualified for the eighth Champions League semi-finals in a row, a feat that no other team has managed in the history.

The feat began in 2010/11 when the defeated Tottenham, APOEL Nicosia, Galatasaray, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich last season and the latest victim is Juventus.

In the past ten seasons, they have seen off competition from three Germans teams, one English, one Italian, one Turkish, one Cypriot, and one Spanish.

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Real Madrid has now made it 29 times out of 35 attempt which goes to show they have a special interest in the competition.

The last time Real Madrid was knocked out at the quarter-final stage was in the 2003-04 season against AS Monaco.

Real Madrid was knocked out six times in a row and failed to go beyond the second round which was upset for a team that has won three of the last four edition of the tournament and could make it four in the past five seasons.

Real Madrid is the first team to win the Champions League back to back in the current format and could win it for the third time in a row.

Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, AS Roma and Liverpool remain the last four in the tournament.
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