Karim Benzema equals a historical record for the legend Di Stefano with Real Madrid

Karim Benzema equals a historical record for the legend Di Stefano with Real Madrid

French star Karim Benzema, Real Madrid’s striker, succeeded in equalizing a historical figure for legend Alfredo Di Stefano, during a difficult 2-1 victory over his host Celta Vigo, during the match that brought the two teams together today, Saturday, in the 31st round of the Spanish League competition.

Karim Benzema became Real Madrid’s third scorer in the history of the Spanish League, equaling Di Stefano with 216 goals each, and comes the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo with 311 goals, followed by Raul Gonzalez with 228 goals.

The first goal came in the 19th minute of the match, through the French star Karim Benzema, from a penalty kick, which he scored beautifully in the net, ending the first half with a 1-0 lead for Real.

In the second half, Nolito equalized for Celta Vigo in the 52nd minute, before Benzema scored his second goal for him and Real Madrid in the 69th minute and also came through a penalty kick, to lead the royal to three valuable points.

Real Madrid played the Celta Vigo match without its Italian coach, Carlo Ancelotti, who was infected with the Corona virus.

With this result, Real Madrid boosted the Spanish league standings with 69 points from 30 games after 21 wins, 3 defeats and 6 draws, 12 points ahead of Seville, the closest pursuer.

While Celta Vigo is in eleventh place with 36 points from 9 wins, 12 defeats and 9 draws.

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