The 135th Casablanca derby between Raja Club Athletic and Wydad Athletic Club took place at the Mohammed V Stadium N°49

The 135th Casablanca derby between Raja Club Athletic and Wydad Athletic Club took place at the Mohammed V Stadium and ended in a 2-2 draw on April 5th, 2023. This year's derby coincided with the holy month of Ramadan and was part of the 21st round of the Moroccan Professional Football League. The absence of Wydad supporters due to the high-ticket prices and the closure of the ZON6 stand, which suffered a technical malfunction that threatened the safety of the fans, was a notable feature of this year's derby. The match was marked by several altercations between the referee and both teams, with a total of 14 yellow cards being issued. Raja Club Athletic took the lead in the 39th minute with a penalty scored by Youssir Bouzouk, but Wydad Athletic Club equalized just before halftime through Zoula. The second goal of the match was scored by Raja Mohamed Boulascout in the 67th minute, but Wydad of the game through Ayman El Hassouni's penalty. Raja Club Athletic fans displayed five tifos and two pyrotechnic displays to celebrate the occasion. According to recent statistics, Raja Club Athletic have won 36 times compared to Wydad Athletic Club's 34, while 65 derbies have ended in draws. Raja Club Athletic have scored 117 goals compared to Wydad Athletic Club's 110. The Casablanca derby between Raja Club Athletic and Wydad Athletic Club is ranked sixth worldwide in terms of its fan base, with more than 60,000 spectators.

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The 135th Casablanca derby between Raja Club Athletic and Wydad Athletic Club took place at the Mohammed V Stadium
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