Sport 360 – Real Madrid has started its preparations for its first match after the end of the international break, in which it will host Athletic Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabeu next Sunday, for the ninth round of the Spanish League.
Real Madrid is counting on French striker Karim Benzema to lead the team towards victory, in light of the wonderful period it is going through this season, as he has so far managed to score 10 goals and make 7 others in just 10 matches.
Karim Benzema is a nightmare for Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabeu
Athletic Bilbao is one of Karim Benzema’s favorite victims in the Spanish League, as he is the team that has scored the most goals during his professional career, equal to Granada, where he scored 14 goals against each of them.
What is interesting about Benzema’s scoring record against Bilbao is that he scored 11 goals in 13 matches held at the Santiago Bernabeu, which will host tomorrow’s match, at a rate of 0.9 goals per game.
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The French striker’s numbers do not stop there, as he managed to score 6 goals against Athletic Bilbao in all direct confrontations, and thus contributed to scoring 20 goals in 24 matches against him in the League and Cup championships.
Karim Benzema led Real Madrid to victory over Bilbao on 16 occasions, by 76%, while 5 matches ended in a draw, and he received only 3 defeats.
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