Madrid fight back
Real Madrid returned to European action on Tuesday evening, in search of a bounce-back result.
Los Blancos, of course, emerged from the weekend’s La Liga action with a key victory over Barcelona.
But, a few days prior, Madrid were dealt a shock 3-2 defeat by Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.
This left the Spanish champions sitting bottom of Group B when they kicked off against Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday.
And after Marcus Thurman netted his second of the evening with 58 minutes gone at Borussia-Park, Zinedine Zidane’s side appeared to be staring another rather embarrassing European defeat in the face.
However, late, late strikes from Karim Benzema and Casemiro ensured that Real were able to salvage a point on the day.
Highlights: Borussia Monchengladbach 2-Real Madrid 2
Karim Benzema tells Ferland Mendy not to pass to Vinicius Junior
After netting in the 87th minute on Tuesday, Benzema has since received deserved plaudits from teammates and fans alike.
However, in the aftermath of the clash, a rather interesting video centering on the Frenchman has emerged online, which will likely cause issues with at least one of his teammates.
The video was posted by French outlet RMC Sport, and shows Benzema in conversation with fellow countryman Ferland Mendy at half-time of last night’s clash.
And, during the footage in question, the Real Madrid hitman appears to tell the left-back not to pass to teammate Vinicius Junior, who was playing on the left-wing in front of Mendy:
Benzema caught telling Ferland Mendy not to pass to their team-mate Vinicius.
And still people defend him and wonder why Deschamps won’t have him in the France squad! https://t.co/8lS9DiOy1g
— Jeremy Smith (@jeremysmith98) October 28, 2020
This article was edited by Conor Laird.
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