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Karim Benzema reveals injury status ahead of El Clásico

Karim Benzema suffered a knock while scoring against Liverpool...

Karim Benzema netted the only goal of the game in the second-leg as Real Madrid booked their spot in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Los Blancos ended up cruising through with Liverpool struggling to really lay a glove on the record-holders.

Madrid now face a decisive weekend in La Liga as they travel away to FC Barcelona, who have a nine-point gap over them.

Carlo Ancelloti will be praying that Benzema is fit to play at Camp Nou after the Frenchman was in real pain after scoring his goal.

Benzema: “Nothing serious”

Although, after the match, Benzema revealed that the injury was nothing serious.

He had been struggling with an ankle issue in the build-up to the match.

“Things like that usually happens in football. I’ll go on as usual.

“The level of the competition is very high, but we’ll try to win it again.”

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Writer for 101 Great Goals since 2017. Founder of @Daily_Hotspur.

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