He met real Madrid The Spaniard faced his English counterpart Liverpool in the second leg of the 2023 Champions League round of 16, which took place on the grounds of the Santiago Bernabéu stadium, the stronghold of the royal club.
The end of the second leg between the Spanish club and its colleague, the Reds, ended with the victory of the land owner Al-Merenji at the expense of the guests with a score of 6:2 on aggregate. Matches.
French star Karim Benzema managed to shoot through Liverpool’s goal and score the Royals’ only goal in the second leg after an outstanding pass from his colleague Vinicius Junior in the 78th minute of the match.
The Spanish capital team is looking forward to meeting one of the qualified teams from the 1/8 finals to the quarter-finals of the tournament, as Benfica, Chelsea, Bayern, Milan, Inter, Manchester City, Naples have reserved their seats. We are waiting for the results of the draw.
Benzema’s position against Barcelona after injury against Liverpool in the Champions League
Karim left the field after feeling pain in his leg and was replaced by Rodrigo. According to journalist Arancha Rodriguez, the player was limping badly and his injury was serious.
On the sidelines of this, the Frenchman announced after the match regarding his participation in the Spanish league match against traditional rivals Barcelona scheduled for next Sunday, saying: “I will definitely play El Clasico.”