Shot in the knee, Karim Benzema was forced to leave after half an hour of play against Celtic on Tuesday.
Saved in the off season, the staff of the real Madrid not having hesitated to grant him an additional week of vacation, Karim Benzema however, he was not spared by the acquisition. The Frenchman thus played all the first four games of the La Liga. Some observers had pointed the finger of this situation even after the victory against Betis Sevilla, questioning Carlo Ancelotti on the apparent lack of solutions to relieve the French following the departures of Luka Jovic or Gareth Bale and the lack of recruitment peaks.
Carlo Ancelotti wanted to be reassuring. It is not true that he has no substitutes, he has many, like Mariano, Hazard, Rodrygo, sometimes Asensio and even Modric, even if it didn’t go well. We will not kill him. The fact that he plays every three days can give him a game to rest, but so far with one game a week I’ve seen him do well. “he confided. The coach went down to prove his words by example. Blame with the exit of the former Lyonnais at half an hour of play.
It doesn’t seem to be serious
Victim of knee pain, Karim Benzema was forced to leave the field. The Frenchman tried to insist but had to face the facts and give in Danger of Eden. With some happiness since the Belgian participated in the show of strength of the people of Madrid in the second period, with the key to the 3-0 victory and a goal from the former Lille player.
Carlo Ancelotti could therefore smile at the end of the meeting. And especially since Karim Benzema’s injury doesn’t seem too serious. “There doesn’t seem to be anything to worry about, but we’ll have to wait for the exams”, at least confided Carlo Ancelotti, adding: “According to the first evaluation it doesn’t seem serious but we have to wait for the exams. “
“JI asked him what happened, he told me that at one point he had pain in his knee. We will return to Madrid and hopefully it will not be too serious “Aurélien Tchouameni confirmed as the Lyonnais seemed to walk without too much embarrassment at the end of the match. However Carlo Ancelotti, for his management of KB9, and the management of Real Madrid, for their transfer window and the absence of reinforcements in 9, have been whistling since Tuesday evening. Rain of criticism on the Italian coach and on the Madrid management.