With the two goals and two assists he registered in Real Madrid’s 6-1 win against Real Mallorca on Wednesday night, Karim Benzema has a total of eight goals and seven assists so far this season.

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This means that the France international has participated in 68 per cent of Real Madrid’s goals in 2021-22, as he has been directly involved in 15 of the 22 goals they have sent into the back of the net.

Benzema’s numbers can only be compared with those of Robert Lewandowski, who has netted 15 times, and Erling Haaland, who has 11 goals and has four assists in eight games.

The Real Madrid No.9 has been extraordinary in 2021, as he has been involved in 34 Real Madrid goals, scoring 23 and providing 11 assists.

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Lewandowski has 34 goal involvements too (31 goals and three assists), and the two men are followed by Lionel Messi (23 goals and eight assists) and Haaland (24 goals and seven assists), who have 31 goals involvements each.

Kylian Mbappe comes fourth with 16 goals and six assists (25 involvements), tied with Romelu Lukaku, who has scored 16 times and produced nine assists.


Courtesy: MARCA

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