After his goal in Bilbao… a record for Benzema with Real Madrid
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League Plus – Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema set a record in his career with Real Madrid in the Spanish League championship, after scoring the first goal inside the net of Athletic Bilbao, in the match that brought them together yesterday in the eighth round of the Spanish League championship.
Frenchman Karim Benzema advanced for Real in the 24th minute against Athletic Bilbao, then scored the second goal for Real Madrid, German star Toni Kroos, in the 90th minute.
Karim Benzema reached the 228th goal with Real Madrid in the La Liga championship, equaling the number of legend Raul Gonzalez, the second historical scorer for the Royals in La Liga, while Cristiano Ronaldo leads the standings with 311 goals.--
Since the beginning of the current season, Benzema has participated in 18 matches with Real Madrid in various competitions, during which he scored 12 goals and provided one assist.-
Real snatched a difficult victory from Athletic Bilbao, bringing it to the 41st point in the La Liga ranking table, to continue to compete with Barcelona, the leader with 44 points, while Athletic Bilbao’s balance is frozen at point 26 in eighth place.
Real Madrid is seeking to retain the La Liga title this season, after it was crowned under the leadership of Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, last season 2021-2022 and for the 35th time in the history of the Royal.