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Published on the 17 October 2011 à 07:45 by R.B

Iker Casillas is the most experienced… Real have proved just about invincible at home to French opposition... OL have rarely enjoyed success in Spain...


Real Madrid goalkeeper Casillas has played 120 European matches, all of them for Real, including 114 in the Champions League. Ronaldo has played 78, Xabi Alonso 76, Kaka 75… Benzema 34. For OL, Anthony Réveillère is the most experienced continental campaigner with 77 matches under his belt.

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 30 goals, Kaka 26, Benzema 20… Lisandro 22, Gomis 12…

While Mourinho has coached in 98 European matches, including 84 in UCL, Rémi Garde's count sits on 4...

Real Madrid has played 7 French teams (AJA, OM, Monaco, Nice, PSG, Reims and OL). Only PSG, on 3 March 1994 has emerged victorious at the Estadio Bernabeu ; 1-0 thanks to a George Weah goal.

OL has played four Spanish teams in Spain (Real Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Real Sociedad),  for only one win on 25 February 2004 against Real Sociedad thanks to a Schürrer own goal.

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