Benzema strike helps Real Madrid past Bilbao

Karim Benzema scored his 12th league goal of the season as Real Madrid beat Athletic Bilbao in a narrow 1-0 win at the Bernabeu.

12/1/2021 ESPN
  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 31
    • Oier Zarraga Yellow Card
  • 40
    • Karim Benzema Goal
  • 43
    • Iñigo Lekue Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Óscar de Marcos|Off: Iñigo Lekue
  • 63
    • On: Nico Williams|Off: Unai Vencedor
  • 64
    • On: Rodrygo|Off: Marco Asensio
  • 68
    • Luka Modric Yellow Card
  • 70
    • On: Oihan Sancet|Off: Raúl García
  • 70
    • On: Álex Berenguer|Off: Iker Muniain
  • 70
    • On: Federico Valverde|Off: Luka Modric
  • 77
    • Iñaki Williams Yellow Card
  • 77
    • Casemiro Yellow Card
  • 80
    • On: Eduardo Camavinga|Off: Toni Kroos
  • 80
    • On: Nacho|Off: Lucas Vázquez
  • 82
    • On: Mikel Vesga|Off: Dani García
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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MAD
4-3-3
  • 1Courtois
  • 23Mendy
  • 4Alaba
  • 3Militão
  • 17Vázquez
    On: Nacho | Off: Lucas Vázquez
  • 8Kroos
    On: Eduardo Camavinga | Off: Toni Kroos
  • 14Casemiro
  • 10Modric
    On: Federico Valverde | Off: Luka Modric
  • 20Vinícius Júnior
  • 9Benzema
  • 11Asensio
    On: Rodrygo | Off: Marco Asensio
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
80' 6  Nacho
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
14 Casemiro  77'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 4
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Luka Modric  68'
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
64' 21  Rodrygo
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Santiago Bernabéu
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN+
  • Madrid, Spain
  • ATTENDANCE: 33,627

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Real Madrid 1, Athletic Bilbao 0.
90'+5' Second Half ends, Real Madrid 1, Athletic Bilbao 0.
90'+3' Iñaki Williams (Athletic Bilbao) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Match Stats

MAD
ATH

Possession

62% 38%

Shots (on Goal)

17 (7)
18 (2)
MAD ATH
12 Fouls 13
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 0
7 Corner Kicks 6
2 Saves 6
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