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FIFA 22 Ultimate Team of the Season REVEALED: Benzema, Salah, De Bruyne HUGE upgrades

FIFA 22 Ultimate Team of the Season has just been announced, with the upgraded TOTS cards out now. The latest batch of FIFA 22 cards feature some eye-catching ratings, with Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema getting the best rated card. The La Liga and Champions League winner has been awarded a new TOTS card with an […]

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Karim Benzema leads Real Madrid’s Champions League charge but Eduardo Camavinga could be key against Liverpool

He is just 19 years old and has started only one Champions League game all season but Eduardo Camavigna might just be Real Madrid’s most important player at the Stade de France on Saturday. The French prodigy, a £34m signing from Rennes last summer, does not attract headlines quite like Karim Benzema or Luka Modric […]

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Karim Benzema becomes Real Madrid’s joint-second highest scorer as La Liga champions thrash Levante

Vinicius Junior scored a hat-trick and Karim Benzema equalled Raul’s goal-scoring record as La Liga champions Real Madrid thrashed bottom side Levante 6-0. Vinicius did not get involved in the scoring until it was already 3-0 – Ferland Mendy had fired Madrid in front after 13 minutes having been played in by Luka Modric, and […]

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Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has Karim Benzema suspicion after epic Man City showdown

“I did not know how he would shoot. He choose this and it goes really well. “Strong personality and character. It is not easy in the semi-final of the Champions League to do a penalty like this.” On the match itself, Ancelotti labelled the contest as ‘fantastic’ and admitted he was hoping to steer his […]

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Man City 4-3 Real Madrid: Player ratings as Kevin De Bruyne and Karim Benzema dazzle but Aymeric Laporte struggles

Manchester City and Real Madrid served up a Champions League classic as Pep Guardiola’s side emerged 4-3 winners in their semi-final first leg, but who were the star performers? Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus gave the hosts a two-goal lead inside 11 minutes at the Etihad Stadium, but Real Madrid refused the lie down, […]

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Karim Benzema: Why I decided to take Panenka pen | Pep Guardiola: We’ll play to win in Madrid

Karim Benzema explains his “mental confidence” behind taking a Panenka penalty whilst Pep Guardiola says Man City won’t hold back in the second leg. A breathtaking game, packed with chances and moments of individual brilliance was a treat for those watching but leaves City, who had the better of the game, with the slenderest of […]

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Man City 4-3 Real Madrid: Karim Benzema scores twice but Pep Guardiola’s side take slender lead into Champions League semi-final second leg

Manchester City will take a slender lead to the Bernabeu after a thrilling 4-3 win over Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final first-leg. City led the tie after 94 seconds when Kevin De Bruyne scored with a diving header before Gabriel Jesus put them 2-0 up inside 11 minutes. Karim Benzema, on his 600th […]

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Real Madrid win despite two Karim Benzema penalty misses while PSG move step closer to title – Euro round-up

Real Madrid continued their march towards a 35th La Liga title as goals by David Alaba, Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez earned them a 3-1 win at Osasuna, despite Karim Benzema missing two penalties. The victory means Real have 78 points and hold a 17-point lead at the top over closest rivals Atletico Madrid, who […]

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How Man Utd missed out on signing Chelsea conqueror Karim Benzema by just £7m

“We tried to spend [the Cristiano Ronaldo money] on Karim Benzema as, at 21, I felt that there would be an improvement there,” he said after the saga, “He is tough, good physique, a good goal scoring record, so it was worth going a wee bit extra for him because of his age. But when […]

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Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid: Karim Benzema hat-trick secures Champions League quarter-final advantage

Chelsea must overturn a two-goal deficit at Real Madrid to salvage their Champions League defence after Karim Benzema’s hat-trick secured a 3-1 quarter-final first-leg victory over the error-strewn holders at Stamford Bridge. Benzema dispatched two exquisite headers in three first-half minutes at a rain-drenched Stamford Bridge as Madrid set about avenging last season’s semi-final defeat […]