Al-Ittihad striker Karim Benzema has praised his former Actual Madrid teammate Vinicius Junior for his efficiency within the 4-0 dwelling win in La Liga towards Girona on Saturday (February 10).
In a slightly lopsided high match on the Santiago Bernabeu, Los Blancos took the lead inside six minutes by means of a Vinicius objective and by no means appeared again. Jude Bellingham scored both aspect of half-time to finish the sport as a contest, earlier than Rodrygo Goes added a fourth halfway by means of the second half so as to add luster to the scoreline.
The win moved Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect 5 factors clear on the high after 24 video games, with Vinicius enjoying a key function within the win with a objective and two assists. Los Blancos legend Benzema acknowledged his former teammate’s brilliance by posting his picture on Instagram tales and captioning it ‘primary’.
Regardless of being suffering from accidents – lacking 11 video games in all competitions – the Brazilian has scored three targets and as many assists in his final 5 La Liga video games, with Madrid successful all of them.
In the meantime, Benzema spent a massively profitable 14-year spell on the Bernabeu between 2009 and 2023, scoring 354 targets and 165 assists in 648 league appearances.
What’s subsequent for Karim Benzema’s former membership Actual Madrid?
Actual Madrid have hardly missed their former prolific striker Karim Benzema, who left in the summertime to hitch Saudi Professional League group Al-Ittihad.
Los Blancos have been imperious in all competitions, topping the league, successful all six UEFA Champions League group matches and rising victorious within the Supercopa España final month. Their solely damaging is a Copa del Rey round-of-16 defeat to Atletico Madrid, shortly after their Supercopa victory.
Ancelotti’s in-form aspect then journey to RB Leipzig within the Champions League on Tuesday (February 13) for the primary leg of the spherical of 16. 5 days later they journey to Rayo Vallecano within the competitors.
Los Blancos’ solely losses this season – one in La Liga (3-1) and the opposite within the Copa del Rey (4-2) – have come at Atletico Madrid.