Real was behind until the 86th minute with a goal from Hugo Douro (66), before turning the table thanks to “madness” in the last minutes, where he scored the start of the equalizer through Vinicius Junior, then Benzema scored the three-point goal and the lead in the 88th minute.
Real maintained its record free of loss after achieving its third win in a row and fourth this season against a draw, raising its score to 13 points, two points ahead of its arch-rival Atletico, the defending champion and its partner in the lead, who fell into the trap of a draw against its guest Athletic Bilbao zero-0, while Valencia froze at 10 points and fell to third place after suffering its first loss this season.
The “Merengue” team is going through a wonderful stage with its new-old coach, Carlo Ancelotti, as he also started his European campaign by defeating Italian champion Inter Milan 1-0 in the first round of the Champions League.
On the other hand, Valencia continued its series of bad results at home against Real Madrid, where it won only 4 times in its last 13 confrontations in “La Liga”, compared to two draws and 7 defeats, knowing that the last victory of the “bat” team dates back to November 8 2020 with a 4-1 score.
Also, Real did not know the loss in its last 18 matches outside its stronghold “Santiago Bernabeu” in the elite with 12 wins and 6 draws, as its last loss against Valencia dates back to 2020.
Ancelotti relied on Austrian newcomer David Alaba in defense and Dani Carvajal, while Brazilian Casemiro, Croatian Luka Modric, Uruguayan Federico Valverde and Belgian Eden Hazard played in the middle behind strikers Vinicius Junior and Benzema.
In Italy, Milan tied with its host Juventus (1-1), at the Allianz Stadium, in the anger derby in the framework of the fourth round of the league.
Alvaro Morata advanced to Juventus in the 4th minute, while Ante Rebic equalized for Milan in the 76th minute.
With this tie, the Rossoneri raised its score to 10 points in second place, with a goal difference from leaders Inter Milan, and Juventus raised its score to two points, but it fell to 18th place.
Hellas Verona hit two birds with one stone when it achieved its first victory this season and inflicted the first loss to its guest, Roma, by defeating it 3-2.
In Germany, Eintracht Frankfurt prevented Wolfsburg from regaining the top spot in the league by forcing it to a 1-1 draw, while Norwegian international striker Irving Halland scored a new double for his Borussia Dortmund team and led them to victory over its guest Union Berlin 4-2 in the fifth stage competitions.
Frankfurt stopped his opponent’s series of victories, which reached five in a row in various competitions, including four in the league, to freeze his balance at 13 points and fall to second place with a goal difference behind Bayern Munich, the champion of the last nine seasons, who took the lead with a seven-point victory over Bochum.
Borussia Dortmund occupies third place, a point behind the two teams in the lead.
In France, leaders Paris Saint-Germain turned the table on its guest Lyon when he turned his goal back into a fatal 2-1 victory thanks to Argentine striker Mauro Icardi, consolidating his sixth win in a row at the summit and the end of the sixth stage, while Marseille continued his series of victories after beating Rennes 2- Zero to rise to the runner-up on Sunday.
At the Parc des Princes stadium in the capital, with the participation of Argentine star Lionel Messi, Icardi scored the three-point goal in the third minute of stoppage time, after Brazilian Neymar equalized for the Parisians with a penalty kick in the 66th minute, in response to the first goal of Lyon scored by his compatriot Lucas Paqueta (54). ).
Saint-Germain consolidated its lead with the full score with 18 points, five points ahead of Marseille, who played a game less, while Lyon’s balance remained at 8 points in ninth place.
Source: AFP and agencies