Benzema equals Raul’s record

Karim Benzema became Real Madrid’s joint second-highest goalscorer of all time and Vinicius Junior scored a hat-trick as Real relegated Levante. Benzema, 34, netted a first-half header from Vinicius’ pass to match Raul’s 323 goals, with only Cristiano Ronaldo (450) scoring more for the club. Ferland Mendy put the Spanish champions ahead, with Rodrygo and Vinicius adding the third and…

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Benzema scores late as Real Madrid edge Sevilla

Karim Benzema scored a late winner as Real Madrid fought back from two goals down to beat Sevilla and close in on the La Liga title. The hosts stunned Real in the first half through Ivan Rakitic’s free-kick and Erik Lamela’s close-range strike. The visitors pulled one back early in the second half through Rodrygo before substitute Nacho drove in…

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Modric and Benzema scores as Madrid wins Super Cup

Real Madrid won a 12th Super Cup title as goals from Luka Modric and Karim Benzema secured victory against Athletic Bilbao in Saudi Arabia. Modric curled in a brilliant strike to give Real a first-half lead at Riyadh’s King Fahd International Stadium. Benzema then made it 2-0 with a penalty after the video assistant referee awarded a spot-kick for handball.…

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Benzema scores as Real Madrid edge Atletico Madrid

Karim Benzema was on scoresheet as Real Madrid won for the 10th game in a row to beat neighbours Atletico Madrid. Real Madrid moved eight points clear of Sevilla at the top of La Liga. La Liga’s top scorer Karim Benzema powered in a fantastic volley from Vinicius Jr’s cross to give Carlo Ancelotti’s side the lead. And Vinicius picked…

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Karim Benzema set for Madrid contract extension

Karim Benzema is set to sign a new two-year deal with Real Madrid within the next few days. The contract extension will see Karim Benzema remain there until 2023, according to ABC. The 33-year-old has agreed to take a 10 percent pay-cut on his £166,000-a-week salary in the first year of his new deal. This will be increased by 15 percent in the…

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