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Real Madrid vs Athletic Club

Benzema header makes it 2-1 to Real Madrid

The French striker scored a header from a worked corner from Madrid to put Zidane's men back in front against Athletic.


Karim Benzema scored a neat header after 74 minutes of Real Madrid's game against Athletic to nod his side into a 2-1 lead.

Benzema nods home Carvajal's cross

Madrid won a corner out on the right, which was moved quickly back by Isco to Carvajal who swung the ball into the box where Benzema reacted quickest and headed past Unai Simón in the Athletic goal.

Real Madrid had gone into the lead on the stroke of half-time when Toni Kroos connected powerfully with a shot from outside the box. However just after the restart Athletic drew level through Ander Capa, who stroked home a rebound with Courtois fully beaten.


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