Real Madrid: Records, League, Champions and Ballon d’Or on Benzema’s horizon

vI forgot Benzema and Real Madrid noticed it. Because he scored two goals and, above all, because he recovered his leader, his captain, his reference in the attack. Fundamental for Benzema, who after overcoming his injury to the soleus arrives throwing at Stamford Bridge. Together with Courtois, he is the great hope to reach the semi-finals. Chelsea have reason to tremble against a Karim who is going from record to record.

Karim Benzema he signed his 33rd and 34th goals of the season against Celta, thus achieving the best mark of his career in one season. 34 goals in 35 games adds up to the Frenchman, whose best score was the 32 goals he scored ten years ago, in 2011-12. With Mourinhoin the season of the records, Benzema made 32 in 52 games. This year he has already surpassed those goals and in 17 fewer games, which speaks of his punch.

Benzemawho returned to the team after missing the Clsico due to injury, scored the first penalty midway through the first half. Militao was the object of the foul and karim the one in charge of marking from 11 meters. He will then start his particular battle against Dituro from the penalty spot. Three times the faces will be seen, in two Karim won. The second failed, with 1-1. Acert in the third to put the final 1-2 and hit the table.

Benzema, who averages 0.95 goals per game, has scored 24 goals in the league, 7 in the Champions League and two in the Spanish Super Cup this season. In total, 34 goals and, with eight days to go and at least two more Champions League games, he is already looking at the figure of 40, a figure that no one has reached at Real Madrid in this century except Cristiano Ronaldo.

Looking at Chelsea…

The return of Benzema It is capital for Real Madrid. Not only because of his punch, but because of his leadership, his factor of intimidating rivals and his ability to generate football in the attack. Benzema is the key piece that unites the midfield with the attack, the ideal partner of modricfrom vinicius and of course the goal. The most decisive footballer in attack that Real Madrid has. On the field of play, the decisive role is shared along with Cutswhich was once again decisive in Vigo.

For the tie against Chelsea, the presence of Benzema It’s fundamental. Against PSG he was already decisive with a hat-trick in the second leg and the chances of qualifying against the blue team go through him. Carletto knows this, who is aware that he has to pamper him in this final stretch of the season so that he can be at the decisive moments. They think of Real Madrid that it cannot be repeated that they are not in a duel like the Clsico. Or that he arrived in cotton wool for the first leg against PSG. The season is showing that there is Benzema dependence and that on big days he has to be alone.

… and looking at the Ballon d’Or

Karim Benzema is also pushing hard to win the Ballon d’Or, an award that this year is given to the best of the 21-22 season. The merit of the calendar year disappears and right now few players are as decisive as Karim. kylian mbapp is his great rival, but elimination from the Champions League in the round of 16 could play in favor of the madridista. As for goals, the competition between the two is right now: 26-34 for Karim.