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Karim Benzema

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

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