Benzema saves Real again!

Led to Valencia on Sunday, Real Madrid snatched the victory thanks to Vinicius and obviously Karim Benzema at the end of the game (1-2).

Carlo Ancelotti warned last week after the victory against Celta (5-2): his Real Madrid must ” absoutely »Improve defensively. It’s urgent. However, the Merengues, torpedoed by Inter Milan, Wednesday night in the Champions League, and led to the score in Valencia, Sunday in La Liga, each time snatched victory in the last minutes of the game.

This time, on the side of Mestalla, Karim Benzema and his teammates dominated the debates, with a Eden Hazard rather voluntary, in a free position behind his French teammate. Real did not find the fault and the Chés opened the scoring on the hour mark. On a ball poorly managed by Lucas Vazquez (entered in place of an injured Dani Carvajal), Hugo Duro scored from a nice cross strike from the left (66th).

Benzema-Vinicius, the winning duo

The people of Madrid then boarded, Eduardo Camavinga, Isco, Rodrygo and Luka Jovic being thrown into battle. But it was the two cracks at the start of the season who made the difference in 3 minutes: shifted by Benzema, Vinicius equalized with a well-felt strike (86th). The Brazilian winger then crossed for “KB9”, author of the winning goal from the shoulder (88th). For his 6th achievement of the season.

This feverish Real Madrid has still not reassured but suddenly finds himself … leader of La Liga in front of Atlético, hung by Bilbao (0-0) the day before. Barça, for its part, has the opportunity to return to 3 points of Merengues in case of success in front of Granada, Monday night at Camp Nou.

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