Real Madrid: First to reach 100 wins in Champions League

"Real Madrid is the Champions League's club by history", said Mourinho and the statistics tell that he is absolutely right. With the win last Tuesday against the Manchester City (3-2), Whites became the first team to reach 100 wins in the top European competition. Though they have two teams following them, Manchester United and Barcelona which are on their heels with 99 and 98 victories, respectively.

Marcelo and Cristiano celebrate the victory 100 of Real Madrid in the European Cup
Real Madrid reached 100 wins in Champions League

With the win against Manchester City, Real Madrid made it to 100 wins since the Champions League began in 1992. The goals scored by Marcelo, Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo against Manchester City helped Real Madrid to get this incredible figure. The Whites are the first club to reach the milestone in the history of the competition in this format. They have played 176 matches. With three titles since 1992, Real Madrid are level with Barcelona and Milan as the most successful team in the Champions League.

Whites are also the highest scoring team with 351 goals, followed by Barcelona (344), but this causes an offensive problem, so they have 196 goals against. But the Real Madrid European hegemony is not only restricted to the present. In the European Cup (until 91-92) was also the team that got the most wins with 101, and the team with more goals scored, 186. Was followed by Benfica, 68 wins and 139 goals scored.

The result is that Real Madrid is the boss in the European Cup. But its hegemony not is only reduced their nine titles. Real Madrid accumulates 201 wins between the two the formats, 58 more than its main competitor; Bayern Munich. White team is also the top scorer with 757 goals in 348 matches in the top competition also well above the 495 in 262 matches scored by Bayern Munich.

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