Benzema, big blow for Real Madrid

Injured in the adductor, Karim Benzema is on track to miss the round of 16 first leg of the C1 between Real Madrid and Atalanta Bergamo on Wednesday.

Before switching to the Champions League, the real Madrid provided the essential on the lawn of Valladolid Saturday night (0-1), on behalf of the 24th day of La Liga. Without being brilliant, Zinedine Zidane’s men avoided headaches before challenging Atalanta Bergamo on Wednesday night.

A meeting for which “Zizou” should once again do without the services of his providential striker, Karim Benzema, injured in the adductor last Sunday, against Valencia.

“We’re not going to risk anything”

“If he will be present on Wednesday? We will see tomorrow (Sunday, note), we will see what happens. Today (Saturday, editor’s note) I can’t tell you anything. He’s better, but we’ll see tomorrow. In any case, we are not going to risk anything, there are still a lot of games missing in the season. If he can be present he will be there, otherwise we will manage ”, confided the French coach on Saturday night, a bit resigned.

According to the latest information from the daily AS, a final test will be carried out this Sunday, with a final decision expected for Monday. And just like Zidane, the Madrid media are pessimistic about the chances of seeing the former Lyonnais tread the lawn of Bergamo.

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