Real Madrid 3-0 Valencia: Benzema Moves up to Fifth in Real Madrid All Time Goalscorer Charts
Karim Benzema has surpassed Ferenc Puskas in Real Madrid’s all-time scoring charts after scoring twice in a 3-0 victory over Valencia.
Ex-Chelsea forward Eden Hazard set up his first goal on the hour before Benzema scored a stunning late volley.
Marco Asensio was the other scorer for Los Blacos.
There was plenty of positives for Hazard too – his partnership with Benzema is blossoming and his assist for the Frenchman’s first set Real on their way.
The experienced striker’s latest double saw him move above the legendary Puskas as the fifth-highest scoring player in the club’s history with 243 goals.
The result means Real Madrid sit two points behind Barcelona in second place ahead of their next game on Sunday away to Real Sociedad, while Barcelona travel to Sevilla on Friday.