The Argentine has 23 goals, while Benzema is two below for the day that closes the LaLiga season.
Real Madrid took ahead to Barcelona to win The league on the penultimate date of the 2019/20 season and now Karim Benzema seeks to repeat it individually, with the aim of undoing Lionel Messi of the Pichichi award for top scorer.
The Blaugrana captain scored in a fantastic free kick execution against Osasuna. Although it did not serve to win the match, which ended in a 2-1 defeat, his total in the campaign reached 23 points.
For his part, the French striker is going through a great moment in his career, not only with the consecration of the league title, but with high-level performances and a good scoring streak: against Villarreal he recorded a double, to reach 21 in the scorers table, and after having scored on the previous dates against Alavés and Granada.
While Benzema is looking for his first Pichichi since his arrival in Madrid in 2009, Messi has already achieved it six times and has been achieving it consecutively in the last three seasons.
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