Benzema flies over La Liga – Football.fr
Real Madrid still struggled against Bilbao on Wednesday, but the Merengues won again to take the lead in La Liga.
Always so sparkling, Karim Benzema It is now 17 goals and 8 assists in 19 appearances in all competitions this season. The 4th in the Ballon d’Or 2021 once again saved the real Madrid by scoring the only goal of the postponed match of the 9th day of La Liga against Athletic Bilbao (1-0), Wednesday evening.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men are obviously doing a good job since the leaders in the standings are now 7 steps ahead of Atlético, who still have one game less on the clock, as well as Real Sociedad, the next opponent of Casa Blanca , Saturday, in San Sebastian.
Not very bright in the game, the Merengues found the flaw in a very confused action before half-time (40th), a missed shot from Luka Modric being extended to the back of the net by “KB9”. The Leones went on to largely dominate the proceedings, but missing the boat several times, Oihan Sancet falling on Thibaut Courtois (76th). The Belgian doorman held on until the end.