Clásico Moderno (Honduras)

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El Clásico Moderno (The Modern Classic) also referred by some as the Clasico Moderno Hondureño is a Honduran football match played at least 4 times a year in the Honduran Liga Nacional and consists of two teams, C.D. Olimpia and Real C.D. España. The Clásico Moderno is the most fierce derby played in Honduras. The two "Barras" (MegaBarra and Commando 12 from España and Ultra Fiel from Olimpia) confront themselves with deadly results almost every time they meet. It is considered the most aggressive, violent and the strongest rivalry in Honduran soccer. During the 70s, 80s, and early 90s it was considered without doubt the greatest derby of the Honduran football, during these 25 years both team won a total of 16 championships (9 Olimpia and 7 Real España), 3 during the 70s for both teams, 4 for Olimpia and 2 for Real España during the 80s, and 2 for both during the early 90s. During the late half of this decade, time during which Olimpia has won 2 Championships and Real España 1, the rivalry has recover some of its luster. Both teams are the only "Tricampeones" Three-consecutive championship victories, Real España won 3 complete season championships and Olimpia 3 half season championships.

Head to Head[edit]

  • As of 13 March 2014[1]

Regular season[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 159 61 64 34 179 128 +51 186
2 Real España 159 34 64 61 128 179 −51 132

Post season[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 61 17 29 15 62 51 +11 63
2 Real España 61 15 29 17 51 62 −11 59

Totals[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 221 78 94 49 243 181 +62 250
2 Real España 221 49 94 78 181 243 −62 192

Goalscorers[edit]

As of 13 March 2014: Wilmer Velásquez scored 17 goals against Real España and Carlos Pavón scored 6 goals against Olimpia.

Rock Throwing[edit]

In two occasions España's MegaBarra have been involved with throwing rocks to two players from the Olimpia side. Due to the barbaric actions of the MegaBarra, sanctions were taken against the Real España and security is tighter for these matches.

The two players who were struck by rocks were Elmer Marín (who would later player with Real España himself) and Gerson Vásquez.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serie Histórica Real España - Olimpia" (in Spanish). Diario La Prensa. 2008-01-30. 

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