Goal looks at the stats of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in El Clasicos …
The El Clasico, one of the most iconic matches in football, no longer features two of the greatest players of the modern era, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo from the upcoming 2021/22 season.
With Messi leaving Barcelona and joining Paris Saint-Germain’s giants of Ligue 1, a golden era of El Clasico is coming to an end. Cristiano Ronaldo left Real Madrid for Juventus at the end of the 2018-18 season.
Both the Argentine and Portuguese superstars have set several records in this iconic and are undoubtedly two of the best players who have ever played in a draw.
Although Messi has the most goals in the history of this rivalry, he has also played the most El Clasico matches with Sergio Ramos. Ronaldo, meanwhile, holds the record for scoring in the most consecutive El Clasicos.
Here we look at the statistical comparison of Messi and Ronaldo in El Clasicos.
Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo – Who has better stats in El Clasico?
|Player||Matches||Goals||Help||Penalties||Free kick goals||Hat tricks|
What is Messi’s record in El Clasicos after Ronaldo’s departure from Real Madrid?
Interestingly, Lionel Messi did not score or assist in an El Clasico match after Ronaldo left for Juventus in 2018. He has played seven El Clasicos since Ronaldo’s retirement.
The last time Messi scored in an El Clasico was on May 6, 2018. Interestingly, Ronaldo also scored in the match that ended 2-2.
Who are the best goal scorers in the history of El Clasico?
Lionel Messi left Barcelona as the best goal scorer in the history of El Clasico with 26 goals in 45 games. He is followed by Real Madrid stars Alfredo Di Stefano and Cristiano Ronaldo who have 18 goals to their name.
|2||Alfredo Di Stefano||Real Madrid||18|
|3||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||18|
|4||Raul gonzalez||Real Madrid||15|
|6||Francisco Gento||Real Madrid||14|
|7||Ferenc Puskas||Real Madrid||14|
|10||Hugo Sanchez||Real Madrid||10|
Which players have the most performances in El Clasico?
Along with Sergio Ramos, Lionel Messi left La Liga as the best player in El Clasico’s history with 45 games each under their belt.
|1||Sergio Ramos||Real Madrid||45|
|3||Francisco Gento||Real Madrid||42|
|3||Manuel Sanchez||Real Madrid||42|
|8||Fernando yster||Real Madrid||37|
|9||Raul gonzalez||Real Madrid||37|
|10||Iker Casillas||Real Madrid||37|
Who has scored the most consecutive goals in El Clasico?
Cristiano Ronaldo set the record in six consecutive El Clasicos. His score began in the first quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey during the 2011/12 season and ended in the first round of La Liga during the 2012/13 season. In these six matches, the Portuguese superstar scored seven goals.
|1||Cristiano Ronaldo||Real Madrid||6||7|
|2||Ivan Zamorano||Real Madrid||5||5|
|3||Santiago Bernabeu||Real Madrid||4||8|
|4||Simon tells||Real Madrid||4||5|