French striker Karim Benzema continued his remarkable brilliance with Real Madrid, and succeeded in scoring a double for the royal team on Wednesday evening against Real Mallorca, to set a new record.
Real Madrid beat Mallorca 6-1 in the match that brought the two teams together on Wednesday evening at the “Santiago Bernabeu”, as part of the sixth round of the Spanish League championship for the current season 2021/22.
According to the “Opta” network specialized in numbers and statistics, Benzema reached the 200th goal with Real Madrid, and the official account of the Spanish League published a tweet saying: “Congratulations to Karim Benzema for reaching 200 goals in La Liga.”
Real Madrid vs Mallorca
Karim Benzema opened the match goals early after only 3 minutes, and Marco Asensio scored the other two goals for Real Madrid in the 24th and 29th minutes, while the only goal of the guests came in the 25th minute through player Lee Kang.
In the second half, Asensio scored a fourth goal for his team (hat-trick) in the 55th minute, and Benzema added the second for him and the fifth for the Royal in the 78th minute, before Isco concluded the match goals in the 84th minute.
Real Madrid entered the match with the following formation: Goalkeepers: Courtois / Defense: Miguel – Alaba – Militao – Nacho / Midfield: Valverde – Camavinga – Asensio / Attack: Vinicius – Karim Benzema – Rodrigo Goss.
With this result, Real Madrid is at the top of the Spanish league standings with 16 points, two points behind runner-up Atletico Madrid, who has 14 points, while Real Mallorca is in the tenth place on the table with 8 points.