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Karim Benzema is 'hugely important' for Real Madrid, admits manager Zinedine Zidane

Madrid, who are placed at the third spot and 13 points behind leaders Barcelona, will next lock horns with Leganes on April 16. 

Apr 07, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

Manager Santiago Solari's Real Madrid future in doubt despite Valladolid win

Real have no realistic chance of a trophy after falling 12 points behind leaders Barcelona, who knocked them out of the Copa del Rey in the semi-finals.

Mar 11, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Marco Asensio nets late Real Madrid winner as Ajax left to rue VAR decision

Benzema put Real in front when he netted on the hour-mark, but Ajax got the goal their play deserved with 15 minutes remaining as Ziyech side-footed home after a sweeping move.

Feb 14, 2019, 09:27 AM IST

Karim Benzema, Vinicius Jr. lead Real Madrid to fourth straight La Liga win

The victory took Real Madrid to 42 points, cutting the gap on second-placed Atletico Madrid to two points ahead of next Saturday's city derby.

Feb 04, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Copa del Rey: Karim Benzema double seals Real Madrid's place in semis

The French forward, netted twice in the first-half to take his goalscoring tally to 209 goals in 446 games, moving ahead into sixth place on the club's all-time top scorers list. 

Feb 01, 2019, 10:02 AM IST

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari toasts in-form Benzema after win at Espanyol

Benzema, who has been playing through the pain of a fractured finger sustained two weeks ago, got the third-placed visitors off to a dream start by pouncing on a rebound and opening the scoring in the fourth minute.

Jan 28, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

La Liga: Resurgent Real maintain winning run under Solari at Celta Vigo

Solari would not reveal whether he has been given any indication of what decision president Florentino Perez will take in the next 24 hours. 

Nov 12, 2018, 15:30 PM IST

Karim Benzema scores twice as Real Madrid thrash Viktoria Plzen 5-0

With two games remaining in Group G Real Madrid are in second spot, level on nine points with AS Roma who beat CSKA Moscow 2-1

Nov 08, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Ballon d'Or 2018: Ronaldo, Bale and Aguero amongst 10 nominees revealed

The remaining 20 footballers are expected to be declared soon by France Football, the organisers of the event.

Oct 08, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Ronaldo drops hint he may leave Real Madrid after final Champions League triumph

Ronaldo, who is Real`s all-time top scorer, was asked to clarify his comments but continued to give ambiguous answers.

May 27, 2018, 10:12 AM IST

Champions League: Real Madrid's miracle men survive German siege

Real Madrid`s passage to a third consecutive Champions League final after their 2-2 draw at home to Bayern Munich was described as being akin to a miracle in the media after they rode their luck for the third game running.

May 02, 2018, 15:12 PM IST

Karim Benzema wins over Bernabeu boo boys by firing Real Madrid to Champions League final

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema had grown used to being booed at the Bernabeu but the Frenchman won over the critical home fans by scoring twice in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich to secure a place in the Champions League final.

May 02, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

Real Madrid see off Bayern Munich to reach third straight Champions League final

Holders Real Madrid reached the Champions League final for the third year in a row after Karim Benzema scored twice in a 2-2 draw with wasteful Bayern Munich on Tuesday to win their semi-final, second leg 4-3 on aggregate.

May 02, 2018, 08:52 AM IST

La Liga: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick as Real Madrid warm up for PSG with big win

Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick as Real Madrid warmed up for their Champions League showdown with Paris Saint-Germain with a big 5-2 victory over Real Sociedad in La Liga.

Feb 11, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

French Football Federation chief blocks path to Karim Benzema return

The 29-year-old Real Madrid star has won 81 caps for his country but has not played since October 2015, when a scandal over a sex tape broke out with Benzema implicated.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:50 PM IST

Gareth Bale set to return for Madrid against Fuenlabrada

Bale is yet to play a single minute this season alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema as injury and suspension have blighted all three early in the season.

Nov 27, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Gareth Bale's fragility bemoaned after latest 'breakdown'

For a long time untouchable, the 'BBC' front three of Bale, Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo haven't played a single minute together so far this season.

Nov 11, 2017, 20:58 PM IST

Karim Benzema's new Real Madrid deal has one billion euro buyout clause: Reports

Real’s rivals Barca were caught off-guard when Paris St Germain triggered the 222 million euro buyout clause in Neymar’s contract, which paved the way for the Brazil forward to move to the French club in August.

Sep 21, 2017, 00:38 AM IST

Marco Asensio magic rescues Real Madrid against Valencia

Madrid missed the presence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos through suspension but almost stole the three points in stoppage-time when Karim Benzema's shot was turned on to the post by Valencia goalkeeper Neto.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

WATCH: Marco Asensio scores 33-yard screamer as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 5-1 in Spanish Sup Cup

Karim Benzema then deservedly doubled Real`s lead before half-time.

Aug 17, 2017, 09:21 AM IST