Los Blancos are pushing to extend their lead at the top of the La Liga table with a win at home to their city rivals and the current defending Spanish champions.
Neither side created much in a tight opening 20 minutes at the Estadio Santiago Bernanbeu with French star Benzema providing the vital spark.
He was a doubt for El Derbi but not only is Karim Benzema fit to start, but he's scoring STUNNING volleys too! 🔥
Real Madrid strike first ⚪ pic.twitter.com/nIJwta3GLP
— Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) December 12, 2021
Karim Benzema volleys home the cross from Vinicius Jr. 👏 pic.twitter.com/L9mxA2YtbD
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) December 12, 2021
Carlo Ancelotti’s hosts have enjoyed the edge in their recent meetings with Los Rojiblancos and they are unbeaten against them in their last seven meetings in all competitions.
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