Benzema pulls Real Madrid out of the Bilbao impasse and leads them to the top

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Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema led his team to a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao during the two teams’ confrontation this evening, Tuesday, in the framework of the 19th round of La Liga.

Kroos scored the goal for Real Madrid in the minute (45 + 2), Where he received a pass from Vinicius at the borders of the area, and fired a ball to the ground in the far right of the goalkeeper, after which the referee blew the whistle at the end of the first half.

With the start of the second half, Ander Capa managed to score the equalizing goal for Athletic Bilbao in the 52nd minute, when he received a pass inside the area and hit a ball that Courtois blocked before it rebounded in front of him again, to hit again the ball that hit Sergio Ramos’ foot, before it hit the net.

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The joy of Real Madrid players after Karim Benzema scored the goal

Benzema scored Real Madrid’s second goal in the 74th minute when he received a cross into the area from Danny Carvajal and hit a strong header in the far right of goalkeeper Unai Simon.

Benzema scored the third goal for Real Madrid in the 90 + 2 minute, as he received a pass from Modric in the rear and hit a strong ball under Simon’s right before a referee was fired. The match whistled the final, with the Merengue winning 3 precious points in his career to preserving his title.

With this victory, Real Madrid raised its score to the 26th point in third place in the league table, while Athletic Bilbao is stuck at 14 points in thirteenth place.