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Benzema, fewer goals and terrible feelings after the best year of his career

Published:26/02/2023 - 15:48h

Updated:26/02/2023 - 15:48h

Karim Benzema's goalscoring flow has fallen drastically compared to the previous season. Although he has scored 18 goals in 24 games, the Frenchman has 'disappeared' at key moments of the course

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After reaching the zenith of his career when doing with the Balloon of Gold to the term of the season 2021/22, Karim Benzema is experiencing a bajón critical in his performance, in spite of that already it finds in optimum conditions after having left backwards the sequelas of the injury that had separated him of the activity. Today, his reality is very distinct to the one of the previous course, all time that his discharge goleador has seen reduced.

The French has carecido of the leadership of previous courses and comes to mark his first two goals in the Champions, where the whites imposed by a conclusive 2-5 to the Liverpool, leaving practically sentenced the eliminatory at the expense of a miracle of the 'reds' in Santiago Bernabéu. The 'Cat' has not come showing his best version and has not been this dangerous weapon with which explained Carlo Ancelotti in the previous campaign.

To date, the Frenchman adds 18 goals along 24 presentations. They are not despicable numbers, but taking in account the last clashes has showed a tendency to wane in his level. In fact, the merengues threw in fault some target of his part in the crash in front of the Athletic of Madrid, in which they could not happen of the tie and allowed that the FC Barcelona could move away in the leadership of the classification.

Descent goleador in the Champions

Of equal way, one of the 'allied' for Benzema in what it goes of season has been the penalty spot. From the eleven metres, the attacker has signed six of the 18 goals that accumulates in the season, what speaks of a merma in his rhythm of face to the contrary goal. Likewise, it has showed more effective in LaLiga that in Europe, a no lower data for a Madrid that looks for to trascend in the defence of his title.

In the previous edition of the League of Champions, Benzema consecrated like the best player of the tournament and maximum scorer after signing 15 targets. In the present season grieve sum two so many, the ones of the party in front of the Liverpool, after have not been able to head a celebration in the phase of groups, that saw marked by the injury that would move him away of the Glass of the World. After the 'prick' in front of the Atleti, Ancelotti showed optimist with him: "Today it has been a difficult party for him, was missing a bit of mental freshness and arrive a bit faster in the last third. It has suffered a bit this. After the World-wide has marked a lot of goals, especially important goals".

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