Actual Madrid trainer Zinedine Zidane has heaped reward on Karim Benzema after his double in Wednesday’s 3-Zero win at Cadiz lifted Los Blancos into best spot in LaLiga.
The France world striker took his LaLiga season tally to 19 targets, remaining inside 4 moves of league best scorer Lionel Messi.
Benzema transformed a penalty at the part hour, earlier than including Madrid’s 3rd within the 40th minute.
“I’m overjoyed with how he’s acting,” Zidane mentioned post-game. “We know the way vital he’s to our recreation and now not simply as a result of his targets.
“He makes the blokes round him play, we experience observing him and I am hoping Actual Madrid can proceed playing him for a very long time to return.”
Madrid’s win strikes them forward of Atletico Madrid on objective distinction in the interim even though Atleti are because of play on Thursday in opposition to Huesca.
Zidane used to be overjoyed to look his aspect sitting best of LaLiga albeit quickly whilst additionally being via to the Champions League semi-finals.
“We’re nonetheless alive in each competitions and we stay going,” Zidane mentioned.
“We’ve picked up 3 essential issues to stay us within the race, however there’s nonetheless an extended approach to pass.”
— Actual Madrid C.F.