14 – Vinícius Júnior 🇧🇷 has scored 14 goals from his 34 shots on target for @realmadriden this season in all competitions (68 shots), just one goal fewer than with his previous 71 shots on goal for Real Madrid (15 goals from 195). Metamorphosis. pic.twitter.com/W0DS8F8sDE
— OptaJose (@OptaJose) January 8, 2022
Neither side created much in the opening stages before Benzema tucked home from the penalty spot before the break.
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) January 8, 2022
However, despite a slow start, Real Madrid went into cruise control after the break as Vini Jr buried a quick fire double before the hour mark.
Vini Jr doubles the Real Madrid lead! 🔥
Brilliant from the young Brazilian as he nets his 11th goal of the season 👏 pic.twitter.com/ONi2DrydmO
— Premier Sports (@PremierSportsTV) January 8, 2022
But any chance of a comeback was ended in the final minutes as Benzema measured home a fourth.
FT #RealMadridValencia 4-1
— LaLiga English (@LaLigaEN) January 8, 2022
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