In the first leg of the 1/8 round of the Champions League 2022/23, Real Madrid beat Liverpool 5-2 at Anfield. Striker Karim Benzema was one of the visitors’ best players, shining with a brace.
In the second leg match at the Bernabeu, the star born in 1987 continued to shine, he was the only goal scorer to bring the home team a 1-0 victory.
In the 78th minute, Camavinga dropped the ball to let Benzema down. The ball touch of No. 9 touched Van Dijk to Vinicius Junior’s position, although he fell after a collision with a Liverpool defender, but the Brazilian player also made a putt to make Benzema easy. put the ball into the empty net.
Thus, in 2 matches against Liverpool in the 1/8 round of the Champions League this season, Benzema scored 3 goals. Statistically, Karim Benzema has scored more Champions League goals against Liverpool than any other player in the history of the competition (7).
With a 6-2 victory after two matches, Real Madrid overcame Liverpool to be in the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2022/23. Coach Carlo Ancelotti’s team still shows that they are the top candidates for the championship this season.
As for Karim Benzema, he is still the number one striker in the attack of the Madrid team, the French star has 18 goals on all fronts in the 2022/23 season.