Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema produced an audacious back-heeled assist for Casemiro to score as they beat Espanyol 1-0 away on Sunday to capitalise on Barcelona’s slip-up a day earlier and move two points clear at the top of La Liga.
Real Madrid took control of the Spanish title race by beating Real Sociedad 2-1 away on Sunday to move top of La Liga above Barcelona after a second-half high on controversy.
The French striker joined Real Madrid from Olympique Lyonnais in 2009 and since then he established himself as the team's starting striker.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema has mocked France striker Olivier Giroud by likening himself to a Formula One car and Giroud a go-kart.
Real Madrid's top scorer Karim Benzema praised his team's 2-2 draw at Paris St Germain on Tuesday in the Champions League.
Karim Benzema made it 30 goals for the season on Sunday as he led the way again for struggling Real Madrid with a hat-trick that shot his side to a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao.
In temporary coach Santiago Solari's first Champions League game in charge Real began slowly but were out of sight before halftime after a clinical masterclass of finishing.
Karim Benzema made clear on Wednesday that he wishes Noel Le Graet, the president of the French football association (FFF), would stop talking about him.
Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has suffered a hamstring injury which Spanish media have reported could keep the Frenchman out of action for two weeks.
Benzema, born in Lyon, France to Algerian parents, had represented France’s national team from the time he was 17 until October 2015.
Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez combined to devastating effect to hammer Girona 6-1 on Saturday.
During the game, Benzema smashed the ball against the post when had several options to score by other means.
Benzema returned to Madrid’s starting lineup after being out for a month due to injury.
Al Jazira will play against Real Madrid on December 13 at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Suffering in the Spanish League, Real Madrid is currently sharing the fourth place with Sevilla with 28 points.
This goal saved Real Madrid from a dramatic comeback, as they were losing 2-0 in the first half.
Owen wore Real Madrid’s shirt in 2004 and left the club after one season, as he couldn’t earn a place with Madrid’s starting squad.
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has said Cristiano Ronaldo, the scorer of the historic team, is a selfish player.
Benzema joined Real Madrid in 2009 from Lyon and since then he earned a regular place at Real Madrid's attacking line.
Lineker started a campaign against Benzema and his coach in Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, who believes in the striker’s ability.