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Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema's 'go-kart' Giroud remark widens rift in French national team

Benzema has not played for France since 2015 and watched Giroud spearhead the team's World Cup triumph in Russia two years ago

30 Mar 2020 6:22 PM

Humililating 2-1 defeat at Betis puts Real Madrid below rivals Barcelona in La Liga standings

Real Betis' first victory in eight games adds yet another twist to this season's back-and-forth title race

09 Mar 2020 2:12 PM

Real Madrid never give up: Zinedine Zidane

Valencia took a one-goal lead during their La Liga clash but Karim Benzema's strike in the 95th minute saved Real Madrid from a defeat.

17 Dec 2019 3:24 PM

La Liga 2019-20: Real Madrid win 3-2 against Levante, Ansu Fati lights up Barcelona

Fati, who became the third-youngest La Liga scorer, scored again in the second minute against Valencia.

15 Sep 2019 1:44 PM

La Liga 2019: Lack lustre Madrid slumped to 1-0 defeat against Rayo Vallecano

The only goal came when Adri Embarba sent Thibaut Courtois the wrong way with a penalty midway through the first half.

29 Apr 2019 10:20 AM

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Real Madrid star Karim Benzema likely to miss rest of the season

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has expressed that he has ‘many options’ and will try to win the game despite Karim’s absence.

28 Apr 2019 10:33 AM

Real Madrid back to winning ways with Benzema's hat-trick against Athletic Bilbao

The Frenchman increased his tally to 21 league goals this season. This is the first time he has achieved the total since 2015-16.

22 Apr 2019 11:58 AM

La liga: Madrid falters at Leganes, draws 1-1

Madrid put in the kind of lethargic performance which has plagued their season, with Asensio and Varane missing good 1st-half chances.

16 Apr 2019 8:24 AM

La Liga: Benzema scores brace to push Madrid past Eibar 2-1

Eibar had humbled Madrid 3-0 back in November and looked to repeat history until Benzema headed in an equaliser in the 59th minute.

07 Apr 2019 1:59 PM

La Liga: Valencia strike double goals in 1st half to inflict 2-1 defeat on Madrid

Valencia had a dismal start to the season but hasn't lost in 17 consecutive matches in all competitions.

04 Apr 2019 10:03 AM

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La Liga: Benzema score late goal to hand Madrid late 3-2 win over Huesca

Third-placed Real showed little signs of improvement in Zinedine Zidane's second game in charge.

01 Apr 2019 1:01 PM

Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

In a huge show of support, Karim Benzema, 29, was handed a bumper new four-year contract in September.

25 Nov 2017 1:53 AM

French vote: Islam plays key role

Muslims in France are second after Catholics, and, estimated at five to six million, are about 10 per cent of the national population.

28 Feb 2017 2:48 AM

Ronaldo stars as Real survive scare to win club WC

Real, who won the tournament for the second time in three years and were crowed champions for a fifth time overall.

18 Dec 2016 9:37 PM

Real advance to final of Club WC with 2-0 win

Madrid haven't lost in any competition since April 6, an unbeaten run that has stretched to a club record 36 games.

15 Dec 2016 6:47 PM

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