Benzema and Real Madrid stay hot after PSG win in CL

Posted under Info On By Alan Butler

On Monday, March 14th, 2022 Karim Benzema and Real Madrid stayed red hot as well as keeping their momentum following their heroic victory against Paris Saint – Germain in the Champions League with their 3 to 0 win at Mallorca in order to extend their lead in the Spanish LaLiga League.

Real Madrid currently has a strong 10 – point lead over the 2nd – place club of Sevilla in the Spanish LaLiga League standings at the moment.

Benzema scored 2 – goals on Mallorca on Monday, and he set up Vinícius Júnior’s goal score just prior to of the clásico versus Barcelona on Sunday, March 20th, 2022 at the historic and legendary Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.

Karim’s 2 – goal score performance comes only 5 – days following him recording a hat trick in just under 20 – minutes to lead Real Madrid to the Champions League quarterfinals after their recent shocking come – from – behind victory against Paris Saint – Germain.

Benzema has scored a total of 8 – goals over the course of his past 5 – games throughout all competitions, and Karim easily leads the way in the Spanish LaLiga League’s scoring list with an amazing 22 – goals.

The contest on Monday concluded with some concerns over Benzema’s health as the outstanding French striker was forced to abandon the game with only several minutes left in the match with what seemed to apparently be an injury to his left leg. Real Madrid, who had previously made all of their 5 – substitutions, also lost the services of their forward Rodrygo as well as their left – back Ferland Mendy due to injuries right before their upcoming game versus Barcelona.

The head coach of Real Madrid, Carlo Ancelotti, explained that it was too soon to fully understand the significance and extent of their current injuries.

Real Madrid presently enjoys 15 – point lead in front of the 3rd – place Barcelona, who has 1 – match in hand.

It was important to win this match after our rivals lost points at the weekend,” the Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde explained.

Monday marked the 4th – consecutive Spanish LaLiga League victory for Real Madrid, whose current unbeaten streak in the competition extended out to an unbelievable 8 – games.

Mallorca has now been defeated in 5 – straight matches for their worst Spanish LaLiga League run since the year of 2012. Mallorca currently sits in 16th – place just 2 – points in front of the dreaded relegation zone.

It was an infrequent Monday game for Real Madrid, who opened their offensive scoring attack via Vinícius who scored from close range during the 55th – minute following a sweet pass by Karim. The French striker, Benzema tacked – on to Real Madrid’s lead as he converted on a penalty – kick following a Mallorca foul on Vinícius during the 77th – minute of game action, and Karim cemented the win for Real Madrid on a goal he headed in during the 82nd – minute of this match off a cross – kick by Marcelo.

Mallorca saw the majority of their limited scoring opportunities coming early on in the game, and Mallorca has now unfortunately lost 10 of their past 12 – Spanish La Liga League matches versus Real Madrid.


Azzoni, Tales. “Benzema stays hot as Madrid keeps momentum after PSG win”. The Associated Press. March 14, 2022.

ESPN News Services. “Spanish LaLiga Table 2021 – 22”. ESPN. March 15, 2022.