1. Goal Scorers Ranking: Real Madrid captain Karim Benzema, is currently occupying the first position in the Laliga golden boot table with 8 goals from 6 matches, Vinicius Junior on the other hand, is occupying the second position with 5 goals from 6 matches. See the picture below for more details.
Following his big money move from Chelsea to Real Madrid, Eden Hazard was expected to carry the torch and fill the void that was left behind by Cristiano Ronaldo in 2018. However, since the Belgian switched to the Santiago Bernabeu in 2019, he is yet to enjoy one decent season owing to his battles with Injuries which has reduced him to making just 55 appearances where he has managed to bag 5 goals and 6 assists in all competitions.
In football, one surprising thing that often happens is when a players begins to perform better when there is a threat to his position. We have seen it a lot in the past and now, we see it in Vinicius Junior and Real Madrid. The Mbappe move to Real Madrid was one that both parties were excited about.
1. Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior. Photo Credit: Facebook Benzema and Vinicius are the current best-attacking duos. Benzema has scored a total of 11 goals and 7 assists this season. Vinicius has scored 7 goals and registered 5 assists for Real Madrid this season. These two players have completely dominated other teams they have faced in this campaign.
Ex-Bayern Munich star, Courtois & Vinicius Jr react to Benzema post after reaching 200 La Liga goals
France international and former Olympique Lyonnaise star, Karim Benzema was in action on Wednesday night for Real Madrid in their 6th league game of the season against Mallorca at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. The forward enigma was outstanding in the game as he keeps his brilliant run of form going for the Carlo Ancelloti's side marking his appearance of the night with a brace of goals and assists, which were instrumental in the massive six goals to one scoreline at full time.
Here are tactics Ronald Koeman should watch out for against real Madrid as Don Carlo Ancelotti seeks to win his first match ever on Camp Nou. Ancelotti while coaching Real Madrid has never beaten Barcelona on their home soil and he seeks to change that narrative in this El Clasico match.
Almost two and a half years after signing for Real Madrid, Hazard may finally make his Clasico debut
When Eden Hazard arrived from Chelsea on January of 2019. He will return on Sunday from yet another injury very similar to those that messed up his first two seasons in Madrid. In 2019-20, an ankle injury suffered in November 2019 skipped him for three months, and then muscle injuries held him out for much of 2020-21.
1. Sitting Back And Counter Attacking. Ronald Koeman was tactically outsmarted by Carlo Ancelotti in today's game at the Camp Nou. Barcelona were the home side, but couldn't stop Ancelotti's men from taking all 3 points from them on the day. One of the ways Ancelotti was able to pull this off is by using counter attacking approach against the Catalan giants.
Carlo Ancelotti appears to be open to the idea of giving every player a fresh start at Real Madrid, which will undoubtedly benefit a few fringe players in the coming months of the new season. Some comebacks are plain to see, and Vinicius Junior is a prime example.
Real Madrid have scored more goals in the first six games than any other La Liga team since Barcelona in the 2013-14 season, the Spanish giants have not scored as many goals in the first six games since the 1987-88 season. Real Madrid leads the table with 16 points from six games, two points ahead of Atletico Madrid in second place.
Real Madrid's in-form French striker Karim Benzema is the highest goalscorer in the whole of Europe's top 5 leagues. The French star has been a livewire for Real Madrid this season and he is arguably the most dangerous attacker in Europe presently. The 33-year-old has scored nine goals in the Spanish La Liga this season and he has also topped that up with seven assists.
Barcelona and Real Madrid face off in the first El Clasico game of the season. It is a highly anticipated match for various reasons. One of them is how to determine which team are the real title contenders for La Liga this season. Here are three players Barcelona are better off not fielding in the starting lineup:
The new edition of El Clasico between the two biggest bitter rivals, Barcelona and Real Madrid will be taking place today when the Los Blaugrana will welcome the Los Blancos at the Camp Nou as they are both on track to continue their pursuit in the competition this season.
Carlo Ancelotti appears to be open to the concept of giving every player at Real Madrid a new lease on life, which will undoubtedly benefit a few periphery players in the coming months. Vinicius Junior is a superb example of a turnaround that is visible to all. Karim Benzema's turnaround in form when Carlo Ancelotti took over, from a player who was only hope for the future to a goal-getter in chief, is no coincidence.
Yesterday,Real Madrid's duo of Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior singlehandedly ran the show against Valencia as they both scored within a space of two minutes to complete a remarkable La Liga comeback victory. After a 66' minute goal by Valencia FC Duro,Carlo Ancelotti's men were left fighting for a badly needed equalizer.
Barcelona football club are all but set to play host to Real Madrid football club on Sunday, in the week 10 of the Spanish Laliga Santander at Camp Nou. The match is known as the El clasico and the two teams head coaches have been promising their fans that they'll get the maximum three points in the game.
Karim Benzema and Vinicius Junior teamed up again on Sunday for Real Madrid to complete a spectacular late comeback at Mestalla to beat Valencia. The pair seemed unstoppable together to start the season, and everything they touch is turning to gold for the time being. Valencia had controlled most of the game, until Vinicius and Benzema took over late.
Mason Mount and Real Madrid star react to Jorginho's statement after being nominated for Ballon D'or
Mason Mount and Real Madrid football club star Vinicius Junior have reacted to Jorginho Frello's statement after being nominated for 2021 FIFA Ballon D'or award, following his outstanding performance for club and country last season. The Ballon D'or organizers released the 30-man list for the prestigious award on Friday evening, and Jorginho Frello happens to be one of Chelsea football club's five players that were nominated.
Sheriff Tiraspol, in their first away game in the competition proper, have won 2-1 away to Real Madrid. Sheriff's first away game in the Champions League group stages could scarcely have been more dramatic nor could they have emerged with much more credit. Throughout their lengthy run to this new pinnacle for Moldovan football they proved to be masters of the counter attack, they were no less effective on the biggest stage.
According to reports, Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has dropped a big hint over his team selection for this weekend’s game between Barcelona and Real Madrid. The Los Blancos got back to winning ways with a brilliant performance on Tuesday night, after consecutive defeats before the international break with a 5-0 Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk.