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A month ago

IS KARIM BENZEMA GOING TO PLAY CELTIC? REAL MADRID STRIKER IS REPORTEDLY "FIT,"

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A month ago

Is Karim Benzema going to play Celtic? Real Madrid striker is reportedly "fit," but that is not the complete picture of the Ballon d'Or winner.

Karim Benzema is still a major question mark for Real Madrid's match against Celtic after missing out yesterday's home draw with mediocre Girona.


On a disastrous night for Real against a team tied for second-bottom Cadiz in points, Toni Kroos was also dismissed for the first time in his career. The Ballon d'Or winner Benzema was absent for a third straight game as the La Liga leaders lost two points after Vinicius Junior's opening goal in the 70th minute was cancelled out by a penalty from Cristhian Stuani.




In the first minute of stoppage time, Kroos received a second yellow card, compounding their problems. Despite more than 10 minutes of stoppage time, Carlo Ancelotti's team was unable to secure a victory. Ancelotti stated that despite being declared healthy before the game, Benzema, who has scored 329 goals in 616 games for the Galacticos, still wasn't feeling 100%.

The 34-year-old was absent from the Galacticos' 3-1 La Liga victory over Sevilla three days prior as well as the Galacticos' Group F loss to RB Leipzig on Tuesday. He is now a serious question mark for Madrid's crucial match against Ange Postecoglou's club on Wednesday at the Bernabeu, as a win would secure Madrid qualifying in first place.


"We ran tests and everything worked out fine, so he doesn't have an issue, but he doesn't feel comfortable yet," Ancelotti stated. We must consider the player's emotions. He still doesn't feel quite himself.




The legendary French player Benzema was forced to leave the 3-0 group opener at Parkhead last month after only 30 minutes due to a knee ailment. Ancelotti received better news in the form of The three players who started the Bernabeu match were Luka Modric, Fede Valverde, and Rodrygo. Mariano Diaz and Dani Ceballos were among the substitutes.

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