Benzema shone as the architect in the consecrating League campaign

Benzema shone as the architect in the consecrating League campaign

The Frenchman showed a superlative performance, he is the scorer of the Zidane team and is second in the table of top gunners of the tournament.

The 34th league title of Real Madrid It featured several prominent protagonists, but the distinctive contribution of Karim Benzema, the footballer with the most weight in the Merengue attack throughout the season.

With the return of Zidane to the bench of substitutes at the Santiago Bernabéu, and after the consecration of Barcelona in the previous campaign, important players in the offensive function came to Madrid, such as Eden Hazard and Luka Jovic.

The Belgian had shone with the Europa League champion Chelsea and was called to be Benzema’s ideal partner, while the Serb had surprised with the scoring ability he showed with the Eintracht Frankfurt shirt.

Despite the high expectations placed on them, both Hazard and Jovic disappointed. The first was absent in most games due to the successive injuries that afflicted him, and the second was never able to reach the level he had held in Germany.

The responsibility fell on Benzema and the Frenchman more than fulfilled: he played all Real Madrid matches in the La Liga season, starting at 35 and entering from the substitute bank on only one occasion.

In addition, he is the scorer of the white squad with a total of 21 goals, of which only five came through executions from the penalty spot. If the figure of Lionel Messi did not exist in Spanish football, who has 23, Benzema would also be the Pichichi of La Liga.

But the 32-year-old footballer not only stood out for his goal-scoring contribution, but also showed his technical skills in generating the game of Zidane’s team and accumulated eight assists for goals scored by his teammates.

The 2019/20 season is Benzema’s eleventh with the Real Madrid jersey, a club with which he has already won 19 trophies: 3 Leagues, 2 Copa del Rey, 3 Spanish Super Cups, 4 Champions League, 3 European Super Cups and 4 World Cups Clubs.

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