REAL MADRID - CELTA
Real Madrid host Celta Vigo out to continue Bernabéu run
Real have not lost their first home LaLiga fixture of the season since September 2005 - a reverse that came against tonight's visitors.
Real Madrid go into today's LaLiga week two match-up with Celta Vigo (20:15 CEST) aiming to protect a run of 10 straight seasons without defeat in their first home league game of the campaign.
Celta the last team to deny hosts
Coincidentally, the Galicians were the last team to beat Real on their top-flight bow at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, seeing off Vanderlei Luxemburgo's side 3-2 on 10 September 2005.
That Celta triumph nearly 11 years ago came about in controversial circumstances, with replays showing that Fabián Canobbio's late winner had not crossed the line.
Eight wins and two draws
Since then, Madrid have been victorious eight times: against Atlético Madrid, Numancia, Deportivo La Coruña, Osasuna, Getafe, Córdoba and Real Betis (twice).
There have also been two draws. In 2006/07 - a season that saw Los Blancos lift the title - Real began with a 0-0 stalemate against Villarreal in the Spanish capital.
Six years later, meanwhile, José Mourinho's defending champions were held 1-1 at home by Valencia on the opening day.
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