Benzema’s goals in the Madrid derby against Atletico…..
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is ready to participate in the Madrid derby against Atlético de Madrid, the arch-neighbor of the Merengue in the Spanish League.
Real Madrid will face Atletico Madrid on Sunday evening at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, the stronghold of the Rugi Blancos, in the twenty-sixth round of La Liga.
Benzema has a very weak scoring record against Atletico Madrid since joining the Merengue ranks, as the French striker participated in 32 derby matches, winning 16 of them, while he was tied in 10 confrontations and defeated in 9 games.
During the 32 games for the Madrid derby, in which Benzema participated, he scored 5 goals and made 4 more goals, at a rate of 1 goal every 7 matches.Goals out of the five goals that Benzema scored against Atletico Madrid came within the Spanish La Liga competitions, while the other goal came in the European Super Cup final of the 2018/2019 season, in which the Merengue lost its title to Rocci Blancos.
Real Madrid is third in the Spanish league table with 53 points and hopes to win over its arch-neighbor in order to reduce the point difference that keeps it away from the top of La Liga, in which Atletico Madrid are leaders with 58 points.