The Frenchman has been decisive with his goals to define a victory or a draw for Real Madrid.
Karim Benzema again showed that he is the player with the greatest football weight in the Real Madrid in the 1-1 first leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League against Chelsea. The Frenchman reached 27 goals in the season, of which 23 have been to give the meringues triumphs, three for draws and one did so in a defeat. Real Madrid He started down on the scoreboard against Chelsea with both Christian Pulisic in the 14th minute. However, Benzema He appeared at minute 29 to score the final draw.
The 27 goals that the Frenchman has scored so far this season have been made in 20 games, of which Real Madrid have only lost one, by 16 wins, in addition to three draws.
The last, and only time that the meringues fell a duel in which Benzema was present on the scoreboard was on Day 9 of LaLiga in the 4-1 fall against Valencia on December 8, 2020. That day the Frenchman was in charge of opening the scoring at minute 23, but the orange players managed to give the somersault and win.
Of the 27 goals he has, 21 have been in LaLiga, a tournament in which he occupies second place in the scoring table. The leader is Lionel Messi, Barcelona forward, who has made 25 annotations, while Gerard Moreno, from Villarreal, is in third place with 20 goals.
In the Champions League,Karim Benzema, add the remaining six. However, he is tied with six more players, of which only Neymar, from Paris Saint-Germain, remains in competition. The first place is occupied by Erling Haaland with 10 goals, eliminated with Borussia Dortmund, while Kylian Mbappé appears in second place with eight goals.