Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has secured a historic record tonight, having found the net in the club’s meeting with Sevilla.
Benz cancels Mir
Carlo Ancelotti’s men are of course currently locked in the action.
After securing five successive victories in all competitions thanks to a dominant 3-0 defeat for the Sheriff in the Champions League midweek, Los Blancos hosted the aforementioned Sevilla at the Bernabeu, for a crucial clash.
The game is absolutely crucial in the La Liga title race as the two teams, before kick-off, were only two points apart.
In turn, at the start of the 2nd half of action in the Spanish capital, it shouldn’t be too surprising to learn that both Real and Sevilla are stuck on one goal apiece.
The visitors opened the scoring in less than a quarter of an hour, when the unmarked Rafa Mir nodded with a whipped corner from the left:
Rafa Mir with the opener for Sevilla! ??
A fantastic start for visitors to the Bernabeu 🔴 pic.twitter.com/6Ovy3e4lz2
– Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) November 28, 2021
Real Ancelotti, however, didn’t take long to level things off, as Eder Militao’s stack pilot from a distance was only hit on the post, allowing Karim Benzema to fly before returning home. him on the rebound:
Real are tied against Sevilla! Éder Militão with a crisp shot, Karim Benzema was not going to miss this rebound pic.twitter.com/UdFyfshOZ8
– FootballJOE (@FootballJOE) November 28, 2021
Henri has exceeded
As noted above, however, Benzema’s 16th goal in a scintillating start to the season didn’t just prove meaningful from a collective perspective, pulling Real to level on Sunday.
In addition, the veteran hitman has secured a remarkable record.
As confirmed online, Benzema has now scored 361 club goals at this point in his career.
It marks one more that Arsenal icon Thierry Henry has managed during his playing days, making Benzema the most-scoring Frenchman in club football history:
REGISTRATION ! Karim Benzema overtakes Thierry Henry and becomes the best French scorer in club history (361 goals)! ️
🇪🇸 295 goals for Real Madrid
🇫🇷 66 goals with Lyon pic.twitter.com/lKREa3O9wF
– Football News (@ActuFoot_) November 28, 2021
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