Liga: author of a double, Karim Benzema carries Real Madrid to Bilbao

The French international has registered his 12 e and 15 e goals of the season to give victory to his team, Wednesday.

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With their victory on the Athletic Club lawn (1-2), Real Madrid ended the year in style on Wednesday 22 December. The Madrilenians were carried by a double from their captain Karim Benzema to win this advanced match of the e La Liga matchday .

Benzema, author of his 12 e and 15 e goals of the season, confirmed his sparkling form. His first goal, with a superb curling shot from the 4th minute, put his team on the right track. The French international even doubled the bet three minutes later, on an opening from Eden Hazard.

GORGEOUS #AthleticRealMadrid

– Real Madrid CF (@realmadridfra) December 21, 2021 Despite the Basque score reduction by Oihan Sancet (10 e), Real Madrid secured their victory. With 46 points , he is now eight points ahead Sevilla FC, and thirteen Betis (3rd), who will not play this day until January. This meeting was indeed brought forward in due to a scheduling problem linked to the Copa del Rey.

Earlier in the afternoon, AtlĂ©tico de Madrid, defending champion, conceded a defeat on the lawn of Granada (2-1), in a late match of the 9th day. With this fourth defeat in a row, Antoine Griezmann’s teammates are fifth, seventeen points behind Real Madrid.

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