Karim Benzema left Madrid-Liverpool with discomfort (1-0)


Scare in Madrid! Benzema came out 'touched' against Liverpool, but will be in the Clásico

Published:16/03/2023 - 00:43h

Updated:16/03/2023 - 01:54h

Real Madrid easily qualified for the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 1-0 win against Liverpool. Karim Benzema resolved the process with a goal before turning on the alarms for a possible injury

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Karim Benzema resolved the classification of the Real Madrid to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League with a so much on the end (1-0). The ones of Carlo Ancelotti dominated the complement and advanced of round without sobresaltos, except by the physical annoyances that suffered Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos. In the case of the '9', a crash with Virgil go Dijk commanded him direct to the bench after marking the goal of the triumph, but everything remained in a fright.

The forward armed a wall improvised with Vinicius Jr. That finish with the Brazilian yielding to the Frenchman so that this finished to empty door, renqueante after a crash with the Dutch defender. Benzema Asked the change immediately, giving by sentenced the eliminatory, and finish the party with gall on the right leg. Nevertheless, the player of 35 years descartó a greater problem after the meeting.

Benzema Promises to be in the Classical

"It was a strong hit in the tibia, only a hit. I will be the Sunday", said Karim once finalised the crash in front of the Liverpool. The '9' went back to 'wet' after four parties and expects to break his drought in League, where does not convert from does a month (on 15 February in the goleada 4-0 to the Elche). The physical problems have done him lose the parties in front of Mallorca, Osasuna and Espanyol in the last weeks, but the captain promises no 'erase' of the first visit to the FC Barcelona.

On the party in front of the 'reds', the Frenchman valued the classification to chambers, in spite of have not had a performance, neither much less, brilliant. "Suffer is the football of today, all want to more. Always it is necessary to suffer. The important is to win and happen of round", said Benzema. Besides, it ensured that, of face to the quarter-finals, "all the teams are good. There is not small team. We will see who touches us".

Kroos Also went out with annoyances and is doubt for the Classical

Another that could go through the infirmary of the Real Madrid before confronting to the Barça is Toni Kroos. The mediocentro withdrew in the minute 84 by Aurélien Tchouaméni and showed ailments in the groin in the banquillor, although his exit produced by technical decision. The German comes playing a lot in the last weeks and, except surprise, will return to the XI in Camp Nou, as long as his physicist allow it.

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