Real Madrid returns to Austria 11 years later

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NEWS | 08/06/2019

Whites imposed 2-3 on Lask Linz in the 2008-09 preseason.

The Real Madrid he will return to play a match in Austrian lands eleven years after his last visit. On that occasion, on July 27, 2008, the whites beat Lask Linz 2-3 at the Linzer Stadion in Irdning with goals from Baptista, Raul Y Saviola. Now, those of Zinedine Zidane they return to Austria to measure for the first time in their history the Red Bull Salzburg (Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.; Realmadrid TV) in the sixth meeting of this 2019-20 preseason.

Official visits

The first official displacement of the Real Madrid Austrian territory dates back to the 1956-57 season, when the European Cup faced the Real Madrid against the Rapid of Vienna. In that match, Alfredo di Stéfano He scored the first white goal in Austria.

From that duel to the present, the Real Madrid players have played 10 more official meetings in the country. Between European Cup, UEFA Cup Y Recopa, the Real Madrid He has faced Rapid from Vienna, Austria from Vienna, Tyrol Innsbruck, Wacker Innsbruck, Wiener and Sturm Graz.

Last official precedent

The last white visit to Austria in official competition was thrashed by 1-5 to this last team, in the Champions League Group Phase of the 1998-99 season. There, the goals of Panucci, twice, and of Seedorf, Mijatovic Y Suker They certified the white victory.

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