Benzema double on return sends Madrid top

Real Madrid won 2-0 at Real Valladolid as Karim Benzema scored two late goals to move them a point clear of Barcelona at the top of LaLiga.

12/30/2022 Reuters
  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 55
    • On: Gonzalo Plata|Off: Iván Sánchez
  • 59
    • On: Luis Pérez|Off: Sergio Escudero
  • 59
    • On: Lucas Vázquez|Off: Dani Carvajal
  • 60
    • On: Rodrygo|Off: Marco Asensio
  • 60
    • On: Enrique Perez|Off: Roque Mesa
  • 69
    • On: Eduardo Camavinga|Off: Dani Ceballos
  • 81
    • Javi Sánchez Yellow Card
  • 82
    • Sergio León Red Card
  • 82
    • Joaquín Yellow Card
  • 83
    • Karim Benzema Penalty - Scored
  • 84
    • On: Kenedy|Off: Óscar Plano
  • 84
    • On: Shon Weissman|Off: Monchu
  • 87
    • On: Aurélien Tchouaméni|Off: Federico Valverde
  • 88
    • On: Luka Modric|Off: Vinícius Júnior
  • 89
    • Karim Benzema Goal
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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VLL
4-3-3
  • 1Masip
  • 18Escudero
    On: Luis Pérez | Off: Sergio Escudero
  • 5Sánchez
  • 24Joaquín
  • 27Fresneda
  • 6Aguado
  • 8Monchu
    On: Shon Weissman | Off: Monchu
  • 17Mesa
    On: Enrique Perez | Off: Roque Mesa
  • 10Plano
    On: Kenedy | Off: Óscar Plano
  • 7León
  • 21Sánchez
    On: Gonzalo Plata | Off: Iván Sánchez
No. Name
Saves 5
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
24 Joaquín  82'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
59' 2  Luis Pérez
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 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 1 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
84' 19  Kenedy
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 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
55' 11  Gonzalo Plata
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 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
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
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

Game Information

  • VENUE: José Zorrilla
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPNDP/ESPN+
  • Valladolid, Spain
  • ATTENDANCE: 25,950
  • REFEREE: José Luis Munuera Montero

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Real Valladolid 0, Real Madrid 2.
90'+9' Second Half ends, Real Valladolid 0, Real Madrid 2.
90'+8' Álvaro Aguado (Real Valladolid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Match Stats

VLL
RMA

Possession

39% 61%

Shots (on Goal)

14 (4)
19 (7)
VLL RMA
7 Fouls 9
2 Yellow Cards 0
1 Red Cards 0
5 Offsides 1
5 Corner Kicks 9
5 Saves 4
Data is currently unavailable.

Spanish LaLiga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Barcelona 18 +31 47
2 Real Madrid 18 +22 42
3 Real Sociedad 19 +10 39
4 Atletico Madrid 19 +12 34
5 Villarreal 19 +7 31
6 Real Betis 18 +6 31
7 Rayo Vallecano 19 +3 29
8 Osasuna 19 0 28
9 Athletic Club 19 +5 26
10 Mallorca 19 -3 25
11 Almería 19 -6 22
12 Girona 19 -3 21
13 Sevilla 19 -5 21
14 Valencia 18 +4 20
15 Espanyol 19 -6 20
16 Celta Vigo 19 -11 20
17 Real Valladolid 19 -14 20
18 Cádiz 19 -15 19
19 Getafe 19 -10 17
20 Elche 19 -27 6