Real go 8 clear on back of Benzema brace

Real Madrid rode a pair of Karim Benzema goals to a win over Athletic Bilbao as LaLiga closed out play for 2021 on Wednesday night.

12/23/2021 ESPN
  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 4
    • Karim Benzema Goal
  • 7
    • Karim Benzema Goal
  • 10
    • Oihan Sancet Goal
  • 42
    • Unai Vencedor Yellow Card
  • 42
    • Vinícius Júnior Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 57
    • On: Nico Williams|Off: Oier Zarraga
  • 61
    • Mikel Balenziaga Yellow Card
  • 62
    • Eduardo Camavinga Yellow Card
  • 62
    • On: Iñigo Lekue|Off: Mikel Balenziaga
  • 62
    • On: Raúl García|Off: Oihan Sancet
  • 84
    • On: Nicolás Serrano|Off: Iker Muniain
  • 85
    • On: Mariano|Off: Vinícius Júnior
  • 86
    • On: Peter|Off: Eden Hazard
  • 90
    • On: Luka Jovic|Off: Karim Benzema
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Athletic Bilbao 1, Real Madrid 2.
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ATH
4-4-2
  • 26Agirrezabala
  • 24Balenziaga
    On: Iñigo Lekue | Off: Mikel Balenziaga
  • 3Núñez
  • 5Yeray
  • 18de Marcos
  • 10Muniain
    On: Nicolás Serrano | Off: Iker Muniain
  • 14García
  • 16Vencedor
  • 19Zarraga
    On: Nico Williams | Off: Oier Zarraga
  • 8Sancet
    On: Raúl García | Off: Oihan Sancet
  • 9Williams
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 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 1 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
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 15  Iñigo Lekue
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
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 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 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 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 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
57' 30  Nico Williams
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 22  Raúl García
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
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 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

Game Information

  • VENUE: San Mamés
  • ,
  • Bilbao, Spain
  • ATTENDANCE: 42,722

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Athletic Bilbao 1, Real Madrid 2.
90'+4' Second Half ends, Athletic Bilbao 1, Real Madrid 2.
90'+3' Foul by Unai Núñez (Athletic Bilbao).

Match Stats

ATH
MAD

Possession

40% 60%

Shots (on Goal)

15 (2)
12 (7)
ATH MAD
17 Fouls 7
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
7 Corner Kicks 0
5 Saves 1
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Spanish LaLiga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 38 +49 86
2 Barcelona 38 +30 73
3 Atletico Madrid 38 +22 71
4 Sevilla 38 +23 70
5 Real Betis 38 +22 65
6 Real Sociedad 38 +3 62
7 Villarreal 38 +26 59
8 Athletic Club 38 +7 55
9 Valencia 38 -5 48
10 Osasuna 38 -14 47
11 Celta Vigo 38 0 46
12 Rayo Vallecano 38 -11 42
13 Elche 38 -12 42
14 Espanyol 38 -13 42
15 Getafe 38 -8 39
16 Mallorca 38 -27 39
17 Cádiz 38 -16 39
18 Granada 38 -17 38
19 Levante 38 -25 35
20 Alavés 38 -34 31