Real Madrid beat Mallorca 3-0 in a crucial match of the Spanish Football League La Liga to maintain their lead in the points table. Karim Benzema scored two goals and Vinicius Jr. scored one goal in the match to put Madrid 10 points ahead of second-placed Sevilla. Earlier in the match against PSG, Benzema had scored a hat-trick and led the team to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Benzema has scored eight goals in the last five matches in all tournaments combined. He has 22 goals in the Spanish league. The team has won its fourth consecutive match in La Liga. Vinicius Junior opened the team’s account in the 55th minute.
Karim then redeemed the penalty in the 77th minute and scored his second and team’s third goal in the 82nd minute with a header from Marcelo’s cross.
Karim injured his left leg-
At the end of the match, the team’s concerns about Benzema’s fitness would have increased as he walked off the field a few minutes before the end of the match, possibly with a left leg injury.
Forward Rodrigo and left back forward Mendy are already injured. Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti says nothing can be said about the severity of Benzema’s injury right now. Madrid’s team has 66 points from 28 matches.
Barcelona’s team is in third place with 51 points from 27 matches. The important match between Real Madrid and Barcelona will be played on March 20.
Mallorca’s worst performance in ten years for the fifth time in a row-
Mallorca suffered their fifth consecutive defeat, their worst performance in the league since 2012. He is at 16th position in the points table. His poor performance against Madrid continues. They have lost ten of their 12 matches against this rival in the league.