Karim Benzema

Euro 2020: Cristiano Ronaldo double rescues Portugal in France draw, both enter last 16

Ronaldo had already become the highest-ever scorer in Euro finals with his double against Hungary in the opening game and his two spot-kick conversions – in the 31st and 60th minutes – took him to 109 international goals, level with the record number scored by Iran’s Ali Daei.

Jun 24, 2021, 06:17 AM IST

La Liga football: Karim Benzema lifts depleted Real Madrid past Getafe

Karim Benzema had already scored in the second half and Madrid went on to win for the third time in four games in a match that was postponed from the first round as European competitions finished later than scheduled last season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Feb 10, 2021, 10:01 AM IST

La Liga: Real Madrid slump to shocking 0-1 defeat against minnows Cadiz

Interestingly, both Barcelona and Real Madrid lost for the first time this season against modest Spanish league opposition ahead of their Champions League openers and their own Clasico clash.

Oct 18, 2020, 15:55 PM IST

Real Madrid clinch record 34th La Liga title with 2-1 win over Villarreal

Real Madrid, who are standing at the top spot with 26 wins from 37 matches, will lock horns with Leganes in their last game of the 2019-2020 La Liga season on July 20.


Jul 17, 2020, 17:30 PM IST

La Liga: Clever Karim Benzema's assist helps Real Madrid go clear at top

Real’s players embraced each other when the final whistle arrived to signal a fifth consecutive victory which took them top on 71 points after 32 games.

Jun 29, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

La Liga: Karim Benzema's stunning strike guides Real Madrid to win over Valencia

The win took second-placed Real to 62 points after 29 games, two behind champions Barca who beat Leganes 2-0 on Tuesday.

Jun 19, 2020, 09:15 AM IST

La Liga: Karim Benzema's strike helps Real Madrid win against Atletico Madrid

Karim Benzema's strike sends Madrid six points clear on the top of the La Liga table.

Feb 02, 2020, 12:26 PM IST

La Liga: Karim Benzema's brace helps Real Madrid crush Eibar 4-0

Real have now scored 16 goals without conceding any in their last five fixtures, a resounding response to their shock 1-0 defeat at Real Mallorca three weeks ago.

Nov 10, 2019, 15:05 PM IST

Karim Benzema is one of the most underrated players in the world: Thomas Tuchel

Benzema scored twice against Levante to help his side register a 3-2 win during their La Liga clash on September 14. 

Sep 18, 2019, 17:47 PM IST

Gareth Bale gets red card after brace as Real Madrid draw at Villarreal

Real have picked up five points from their opening three games, one more than champions Barcelona, but Zinedine Zidane`s side are four points behind leaders Atletico Madrid, who have won all three matches.

Sep 02, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Gareth Bale to stay after helping Real Madrid to win at Celta: Zinedine Zidane

Bale created Madrid`s opening goal, which was scored by Karim Benzema, with a superb change of pace down the left wing and was a constant threat to Celta while he also contributed to Madrid`s defensive work.

Aug 18, 2019, 12:10 PM IST

Toni Kroos helps Real Madrid defeat Celta Vigo but Luka Modric sees red

Karim Benzema put Madrid ahead in the 12th minute after a superb piece of wing play from Gareth Bale, who had earned a surprise starting berth due to injury to Eden Hazard after a close-season period of uncertainty over his future.

Aug 18, 2019, 00:21 AM IST

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