Two outdated adversaries are set to lock horns at Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday, with the Blancos conscious that they face one other powerful take a look at
Karim Benzema says Lionel Messi “does every thing for Barcelona”, with the Actual Madrid striker readying himself for one more Clasico conflict with a “very harmful” rival.
The Blancos are because of welcome their outdated adversaries to Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.
That contest will happen with each groups seeking to chase down the Liga title in 2020-21 and with key males beginning to hit kind at simply the appropriate time for Ronald Koeman and Zinedine Zidane.
What has been stated?
On the obvious threats that Barca pose to Real, French frontman Benzema has instructed La Liga TV: “They all the time have possession, they’ve a superb goalkeeper and Messi, the participant who does every thing for Barcelona. We’ve to watch out as a result of he’s very harmful.”
Might Benzema be a match-winner?
Whereas Actual have each purpose to be cautious of going through Messi once more, given all that he has achieved down the years, Barca will want no reminding that the Blancos have loads of match-winners on their books.
Vinicius Junior stepped up to deliver on a Champions League stage in midweek, with the Brazilian bagging a brace in a 3-1 win over Liverpool that has Madrid in full management of that quarter-final contest.
Benzema has, nonetheless, remained the go-to man for Zidane’s facet this season.
The 33-year-old is on monitor to take pleasure in the most effective marketing campaign of his profession on the goal-scoring entrance, with a key role taken on since Cristiano Ronaldo departed for Juventus in 2018.
Benzema has found the target on 24 occasions across all competitions – together with his private greatest sitting at 32 – however he’s reluctant to offer himself a giant billing.
He added on his kind: “I do not know if it is my greatest season, yearly I begin from scratch and I need to enhance on the earlier one.
“Now I am on a scoring streak and if I can proceed working to assist my staff win factors and video games, I am going to take action. The vital factor is to win.
He went on to say: “I be happy on the sphere, I do what I need, I assist the staff at first of the play, I end it.
“There are many video games left and this league can be determined on the finish. It is vitally troublesome, however we’ve got to deal with each sport as if it had been a remaining.”