score a goal at real Madrid It’s always a reason for merit. score four goals against the white team as Taty Castellanos has done, Girona player, is to go down in history. So much so that there are only records of ten players who have been able to pierce the Real Madrid goal four times during the same game.
The ten footballers who have scored four goals against Madrid
These are the gunners who have scored a poker for the white team:
- Joseph Samitierof FC Barcelona (1926)
- Thomas Bestitfrom EC Europe (1929)
- Martí Ventolràof FC Barcelona (1935)
- Martinez Cataláfrom Espanyol (1940)
- emilinfrom Real Oviedo (1944)
- Esteban Echevarriafrom Real Oviedo (1947)
- Eulogio Martinezof FC Barcelona (1957)
- Diego Militofrom Real Zaragoza (2006)
- Robert Lewandowskifrom Borussia Dortmund (2013)
- taty castellanosfrom Girona (2023)
Lewandowski’s poker in Champions
Most of the scorers who managed to score four goals against Real Madrid dating from the first half of the last century, where football was more open, with smaller differences and higher goals. In fact, to find a similar example that of Taty Castellanos, a footballer on loan to Girona from New York City, you have to go back to 2013.
This year, Robert Lewandowskicurrent forward of FC Barcelonadestroyed Real Madrid in the semifinals of Champions. It was April 24 on a night never before experienced by white discipline. Never before has a single footballer scored four goals in the top European competition and it has never happened again.
Milito’s four goals in the Cup
But he was not the only one who thrashed Real Madrid in a knockout tournament. Previously they did the Spanish Joseph Samitierthe Paraguayan Eulogio Martinez and the Argentine Diego Milito. The first two, playing for FC Barcelona in the Copa del Rey. Curiously, Samitier would end up playing in the Real Madrid shirt despite that voracious quarterfinal tie.
In the same cup tournament, whose final of the 2023 edition is played by Ancelotti’s team on Saturday, May 6 at La Cartuja, Eulogio Martínez shone with Les Corts as the stage. More recent is the exhibition of the Argentine Diego Milito, who like his compatriot Taty Castellanos brought to fruition four occasions with the Real Zaragoza on February 8, 2006. It was a historic night for the hand team, which reached 6-1. However, they would lose in the final 4-1 against Espanyol.
Five players have scored four in the League
As regards strictly the league championship, Taty Castellanos becomes the fifth player who has been able to score four goals against Real Madrid. The first was Bestit, in 1929, when he was a member of Europe. Six years later he achieved the feat Vantolrá, being a Barça player, while in 1940 he was filled with glory Martinez Catalá and emilinfrom Real Oviedo, did the same in 1944.
The merit of, precisely, a player from the Oviedo team was even greater. Still today the Basque Esteban Echevarria He is listed as the only footballer who has been able to score five goals against Real Madrid in a match. It happened on December 21, 1947 in a match that ended 6-1. Records from another era to which Taty Castellanos has given color.
Diego Costa’s four in preseason
The ten players mentioned above scored their goals in official matches, but there is another famous example outside of these competitions. It happened on July 27, 2019, during a preseason Madrid derby in which Diego Costa, Atlético forward, signed a match to remember.
It was in every way, because after scoring four goals against the eternal rival, Costa ended up expelled after fighting with Carvajal when reprimanding a hard entrance to Lemar. In that meeting, Joao Félix seemed to be his ideal partner, but the story took other paths.