Real Madrid's Karim Benzema (left) celebrates after scoring a goal against Elche in a Spanish league match on February 15, 2023.
Madrid – Footballers Real Madrid won in the 21st round of the Spanish league thanks to two goals from Karim Benzema over the last Elche 4:0. The defending champions are eight points behind leaders Barcelona.
The “White Ballet”, which dominated the club world championship on Saturday, decided on the triumph in the opening act, when it prevailed three times. Asensio opened the scoring in the eighth minute, then Benzema scored twice from the penalty kick. With the first converted penalty, he became independent from Raúl in second place among Real's all-time best league scorers. In total with today's goals, he has 230 of them, Cristiano Ronaldo leads the list with 311 goals. The final result was determined in the 80th minute by substitute Modrič.
Hopelessly last Elche, which won for the first time in the league season last year, has a twelve-point deficit to the first place, guaranteeing salvation.
Spanish Football League – 21st round:
Real Madrid – Elche 4:0 (31st and 45th +1 both from pen. Benzema, 8th Asensio, 80th Modric).
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|12 .||FC Sevilla||21||6||6||9||23:29||24|
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