Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema (36) ranks second in the club’s history.
Real Madrid won 4-2 in the 32nd round of the 2022-23 La Liga against Almeria held at the Santiago Bernabeu on the 30th (Korean time). The key to the victory was Benzema, who completed a hat-trick only in the first half.
Benzema shook the net twice in 17 minutes, and even completed a hat-trick with a penalty kick in the 42nd minute. It was a perfect performance created with only 4 effective shots.
He also rewrote the history of the club. According to Real Madrid’s official website, Benzema scored a hat-trick that day to reach 352 goals in his career. This is second only to Cristiano Ronaldo (451 goals). Benzema scored 236 goals in La Liga, 78 goals in the Champions League, 25 goals in the Copa del Rey, 7 goals in the Spanish Super Cup, 4 goals in the FIFA Club World Cup and 2 goals in the European Super Cup.토토사이트
His La Liga as a whole also put his name on the 4th place. Above Benzema, who scored 236 goals, are only Telmo Sara (251 goals), Ronaldo (312 goals) and Lionel Messi (474 goals).
Benzema, who suffered from minor injuries throughout the season, recorded 29 goals and 6 assists in 37 games. In particular, in the league, he scored 17 goals, narrowing the gap with Robert Lewandowski, the top scorer, to two goals. Benzema challenges the top scorer for the second year in a row in the remaining matches.
Meanwhile, with the victory, Real Madrid maintained 68 points in second place in the league (21 wins, 5 draws, 6 losses). 1st place FC Barcelona also won, and the 11-point gap remained unchanged.