Real Madrid players defeated Valencia 3-0 and restored the two-point difference with Barcelona. Blancos continue to fight for the La Liga award and try to win all the matches.
At this stage, both “Barca” and “Real” have to hold nine rounds in La Liga. Zidane’s team will have a maximum of 27 points.
Asensio: “It was a great return, as Zidane said.”
The return of Marco Asensio turned out to be really ideal. The Spanish player managed to score a goal and also registered an assist in the asset.
“I really wanted to come back. We worked very hard, and I tried to go out on the field for months. I’m happy to play, to score goals, to roll the ball with my teammates. At the essential stage of the season, I feel very happy.”
“There are nine rounds ahead. Everyone knows that the goal of Real Madrid will be to win all the matches. We must increase the pressure on Valencia. We had the initiative to play. ”
“On August 7, I had an operation, and after that, I started a long course. I will never forget Zidane’s words after scoring the goal. The Frenchman noted that this is a historical return, with amazing performances are ahead. Zizu trusts me, which makes me very happy. ”
Benzema’s historic result at Real Madrid
For Karim Benzema, the goals against Valencia were genuinely historic. The French forward moved to the 5th place in the all-time scorers’ table of “Real” and overtook the legendary Ferenc Puskas, who has scored 242 goals. Benzema has already scored 243 goals.
Benzema commented after the match against Valencia:
“I am thrilled. This is an excellent day for me. I was delighted to score goals. I am also glad that I have improved the result of the legendary Puskas. ”
“Playing with Hazard with one-touch gives me a lot of pleasure. The Belgian is an amazing figure who significantly strengthens our attack.”
“Asensio has worked a lot. I’m glad the Spaniard came back and scored. “