Real Madrid and Barcelona went into the El Clasico knowing that a win would make them favorites to challenge Atletico Madrid for the La Liga title.
Karim Benzema opened the scoring for Real Madrid against Barcelona in the ‘El Clasico’ with an impressive but audacious backheel.
Federico Valverde burst into the Barcelona half before laying the ball off to Lucas Vasquez, who whipped a fierce ball towards Benzema. The Frenchman got goalside of Ronald Araujo and caught out goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen with a flick at the near post.
Let’s take a look at the goal ourselves:
This was a very important goal for Real Madrid in the contest.
Fans have reacted to the skill on display and they’re in awe at Benzema who just gets better and better with age. The Real Madrid fans were quick to call him the best striker in the league.