Karim Benzema is the indisputable attacking reference of the Real Madrid and one of the great white hopes to try to revalidate the league title. The French striker of the merengue team has 19 goals this season in the highest category (none from penalties), only three less than all those he has scored (22) in the Getafe, rival this Sunday of the whites, in the 30 days played in this course.
The 33-year-old Benzema has scored in each of his last seven LaLiga games (nine goals in total). The last player to score in eight in a row in the First Division was Barça. Leo Messi in February 2019 (8).
The French striker, the most successful Real Madrid scorer in this league, with 19 goals in 26 games, matched with Gerard Moreno (Villarreal) Y Luis Suárez (Atlético de Madrid), and four of the ‘pichichi’ Messi (2. 3). Of these 19 goals by Benzema, five have been headed, nine with the right foot and five with the left, according to Opta data. The second merengue player with the most goals scored this season is Casemiro (5), who will not be able to measure Getafe due to sanction, like the central defender Nacho.
Benzema's last goal was against Barça
In the Getafe, his 22 goals in LaLiga are shared by nine players: Jaime Mata Y Angel Rodriguez, with five; Mauro Arambarri Y Marc Cucurella, with three; Cucho Hernandez, with two; Y Damian Suarez, Carles alena, In Üntal Y Nemanja Maksimovic, with one. Of these 22 goals, two have been from penalties and none from direct free kicks.
The team of Jose Bordalás It is the penultimate team of the First Division with the lowest efficiency in front of the goal (10.8%), while those of Zinedine Zidane They are the seventh in the championship (16.8%). The leader of this ranking is Barça (19%), followed by Atlético de Madrid (18.8%).