Benzema

Clever Benzema assist helps Real Madrid go clear at the top

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 06:55 GMT

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 move top of La Liga with win over Sociedad

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 - 06:36 GMT

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.

Suker praises Real Madrid striker Benzema

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 - 06:20 GMT

The French striker joined Real Madrid from Olympique Lyonnais in 2009 and since then he established himself as the team's starting striker.

Benzema deepens France rift by ridiculing 'go-kart' Giroud

Tue, 31 Mar 2020 - 01:11 GMT

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 on the right track: Benzema

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 08:34 GMT

Real Madrid's top scorer Karim Benzema praised his team's 2-2 draw at Paris St Germain on Tuesday in the Champions League.

Benzema's treble fires Real Madrid past Bilbao as Bale jeered again

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 03:07 GMT

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.

Benzema scores twice as Real Madrid hammer Viktoria Plzen 5-0

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 02:06 GMT

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.

'Forget about me,' Benzema asks French football president

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 10:21 GMT

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 striker Benzema suffers hamstring injury

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 08:00 GMT

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.

French anthem is call to war: Benzema

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 04:28 GMT

Benzema, born in Lyon, France to Algerian parents, had represented France’s national team from the time he was 17 until October 2015.

Suarez hits hat-trick as Barca trounce Girona, 'BBC' back on air for Real

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 12:19 GMT

Barcelona forwards Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez combined to devastating effect to hammer Girona 6-1 on Saturday.

Bernabeu’s crowd whistled at Benzema

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 08:30 GMT

During the game, Benzema smashed the ball against the post when had several options to score by other means.

Benzema's agent asks fans to respect his client

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 - 05:34 GMT

Benzema returned to Madrid’s starting lineup after being out for a month due to injury.

Real Madrid to face Al Jazira in Club World Cup semi-finals

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:13 GMT

Al Jazira will play against Real Madrid on December 13 at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Valdano highlights Real Madrid’s problems

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 07:26 GMT

Suffering in the Spanish League, Real Madrid is currently sharing the fourth place with Sevilla with 28 points.

Benzema’s magic play against Atletico Madrid

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 02:00 GMT

This goal saved Real Madrid from a dramatic comeback, as they were losing 2-0 in the first half.

Owen feels grateful to Benzema for reviving his career

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 04:25 GMT

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.

Benzema: Ronaldo is more selfish than me

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 01:59 GMT

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has said Cristiano Ronaldo, the scorer of the historic team, is a selfish player.

Benzema reveals how feels about media criticism

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 08:26 GMT

Benzema joined Real Madrid in 2009 from Lyon and since then he earned a regular place at Real Madrid's attacking line.

Benzema causes a feud between Vieri and Lineker

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 08:32 GMT

Lineker started a campaign against Benzema and his coach in Madrid, Zinedine Zidane, who believes in the striker’s ability.

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