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Benzema, top scorer in the Champions League

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema led the Champions League

Real Madrid’s French striker scored two goals in the first semi-final game against Manchester City. Benzema is the fourth goalscorer in the history of the Champions League with 85 goals in 139 games.

Karim Benzema (Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images)

Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema scored twice in the Champions League semi-final opener against Manchester City to become the tournament’s top scorer.

The match took place in Manchester and ended with the score 4:3 in favor of the hosts.

In Real Madrid’s 600th match, the Frenchman scored goal number 14 in the current tournament and took Bayern’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski (13) off the first row.

Manchester City beat Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-final with 7 goals

Of the current Champions League entrants, the Frenchman’s closest pursuer is Liverpool’s Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah (10).

This season, only Benezma and Lewandowski have reached 40 goals in all competitions.

Benzema is the fourth goalscorer in the history of the Champions League (85 goals in 139 games). The Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo (140) heads the list, followed by the Argentine Lionel Messi (125) and Lewandowski (86).

Benzema reaches 600 games with Real Madrid

The second match between Real Madrid and Manchester City will take place on March 4 in Madrid.



Source: sportrbc.ru

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