Real Madrid star striker Karim Benzema was his team’s protagonist on their 2-0 victory over Sevilla as he scored two goals in the game that made Madrid’s La Liga title gets inch closer.
The French international revealed that getting back into winning ways after their elimination from Europe wasn’t easy but everyone at Los Blancos are getting over that disappointment as they now there’s a title at stake just around the corner.
Benzema didn’t want to take extra credits for his goals as although his delighted with it but helping Madrid securing three points and eventually the league title is pretty much the striker’s main ambition this season. The French international also explained the reason why Los Blancos players weren’t celebrating that much was because they haven’t won anything as just yet, so they want to maintain focus in confirming everything first before anything.
“It was very important to win against Sevilla, we took three points we needed. The Champions League is now in the past and we’ll fight to win this league title. I’m helping the team with my goals, but winning is what really matters. I’m happy and the team played well,” Benzema said. “It was difficult to perform at the highest level after our Champions League match, but this is La Liga and we’re all in top form. We didn’t celebrate because we still need three points to win the title. Winning the Spanish league would be a dream come true for me.”
Barcelona’s victory later on that day simply put Madrid’s celebration on hold as with three remaining games they would only need one more victory before mathematically securing the La Liga title. That important result could already happen this midweek when Los Blancos travel to San Mames and challenge Athletic Bilbao, it won’t be an easy game but their rival, the Catalan outfit will also face a tough challenge from Malaga.
Although beating Bilbao at their home ground isn’t an easy task, but with the full focus that Madrid players currently have on La Liga, getting three points there won’t be an impossible thing to do. Meanwhile, considering Barca are also hosting Malaga, there’s still a potential surprise from the away team as they are also working on securing their current Champions League spot from Levante’s threat.