Honduran Superclásico

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C.D. Motagua – C.D. Olimpia
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First contested Motagua 2–1 Olimpia
(12 March 1929)
Number of meetings 208
Most recent meeting Motagua 0–1 Olimpia
(23 March 2014)
Next meeting TBA
All-time series  (Liga Nacional only) 79–82–47 Olimpia
Largest victory Motagua 0–4 Olimpia
(15 April 2007)

The Clasico Capitalino (Capital's Derby), also known as the local derby played between C.D. Motagua and C.D. Olimpia.These two teams lead the Honduran Football League as most frequent holders of the championship trophy, and their rivalry is the biggest one in the country. Olimpia wears the white uniform, with blue and red highlights. Their mascot is a lion. Olimpia is the oldest team in the League and holds the largest amount of championship titles.

Motagua wears a navy blue uniform. It is nearly as old a team as Olimpia. Motagua’s mascot is an eagle. Motagua has the second largest amount of championship titles.

The rivalry is so big that in 1949 Carlos Valladares' uniform was burned on the field because he left Motagua to play with Olimpia. The first ever recorded Superclásico was a friendly played on 12 March 1929, when Motagua prevailed 2–1. The first official match was played on 8 August 1965, with Olimpia winning 3–0.

Important matches[edit]

The finals[edit]

Motagua and Olimpia had faced in six finals since the beginning of the Professional League in 1965–66, 5 won by Motagua and 1 by Olimpia. The extra game played in 1970–71 for the title is not considered a final.

1997–98 Clausura[edit]


  • Motagua won 1–0 on aggregate.

1999–00 Apertura[edit]


  • Motagua 0–0 Olimpia on aggregate; Motagua won 6–5 on penalty shootouts.

1999–00 Clausura[edit]


  • Olimpia 0–0 Motagua on aggregate; Motagua won 3–2 on penalty shootouts.

2006–07 Apertura[edit]


  • Motagua won 4–2 on aggregate.

2009–10 Clausura[edit]


  • Olimpia won 3–2 on aggregate.

2010–11 Clausura[edit]


  • Motagua won 5–3 on aggregate.

Head to Head[edit]

Chart Motagua vs Olimpia since 1965-66 to present.
  • As of 23 March 2014 [1]

In Regular season[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 157 62 61 34 160 118 +42 185
2 Motagua 157 34 61 62 118 160 −42 129

In Hexagonales[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 2 1 1 0 3 2 +1 3
2 Motagua 2 0 1 1 2 3 −1 1

In Pentagonales[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 17 6 8 3 19 10 +9 20
2 Motagua 17 3 8 6 10 19 −9 14

In Cuadrangulares[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 5 2 2 1 6 5 +1 6
2 Motagua 5 1 2 2 5 6 −1 4

In Semifinals[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 14 7 2 5 22 18 +4 16
2 Motagua 14 5 2 7 18 22 −4 12

In Finals[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Motagua 12 4 7 1 14 10 +4 15
2 Olimpia 12 1 7 4 10 14 −4 9

In extra matches[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Motagua 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1
2 Olimpia 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1

Overall[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Olimpia 208 79 82 47 221 168 +53 240
2 Motagua 208 47 82 79 168 221 −53 176

Common results[edit]

  • As of 23 March 2014
Result Score Times
Tie 0–0 40
Tie 1–1 35
Olimpia's win 1–0 31
Motagua's win 1–0 20
Olimpia's win 2–1 20
Motagua's win 2–1 14
Olimpia's win 2–0 12
Motagua's win 2–0 8
Olimpia's win 3–1 6
Tie 2–2 5
Olimpia's win 3–0 3
Olimpia's win 4–1 3
Motagua's win 3–1 3
Tie 3–3 2
Olimpia's win 3–2 2
Olimpia's win 5–4 1
Motagua's win 4–2 1
Motagua's win 3–2 1
Olimpia's win 4–0 1
Total 208

Series won by club[edit]

  • Won by Olimpia: 29
    • 1965–66, 1966–67, 1969–70, 1973–74, 1979–80, 1984–85, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1994–95, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–00 A, 2000–01 C, 2002–03 A, 2003–04 A, 2004–05 A, 2004–05 C, 2005–06 A, 2008–09 C, 2009–10 A, 2010–11 A, 2011–12 A, 2012–13 A, 2012–13 C.
  • Won by Motagua: 16
    • 1968–69, 1974–75, 1975–76, 1976–77, 1978–79, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1985–86, 1999–00 C, 2001–02 A, 2001–02 C, 2002–03 C, 2007–08 A, 2008–09 A, 2009–10 C, 2010–11 C.
  • Series tied: 17
    • 1967–68, 1970–71, 1971–72, 1977–78, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1986–87, 1991–92, 1997–98 A, 1997–98 C, 2000–01 A, 2003–04 C, 2005–06 C, 2006–07 A, 2006–07 C, 2007–08 C, 2013–14 A.

Coach[edit]

Ramón Maradiaga has coached 44 matches against Olimpia winning 15, drawing 14 and losing 15 as of 15 May 2011.

Currently active scorers[edit]

This is a list of those players who have scored against who are still playing in one or both teams, as of 2 February 2014.

Motagua[edit]

Júnior Izaguirre 2
Carlos Discua 1
Maximiliano Lombardi 1
José Varela 1
Noel Valladares (Noel plays for Olimpia but he scored 1 goal playing for Motagua)

Olimpia[edit]

Ramiro Bruschi 7
Roger Rojas 6
Fábio de Souza 2
Reynaldo Tilguath 2
Javier Portillo 2
Alexander López 1
Henry Bermúdez 1
Carlos Mejía 1
Anthony Lozano 1

References[edit]