MX23RW : Monday, January 21 10:29:18
May 6, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Camp Nou (Barcelona)
Attendance: 97,939
Barcelona
2-2
Real Madrid
Suarez (10'), Messi (52')
Roberto (45')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Ronaldo (14'), Bale (72')

Karim Benzema's record vs. Barcelona

Sports Mole looks at Karim Benzema's record against Barcelona during his time with Lyon and Real Madrid ahead of Sunday's El Clasico.

Real Madrid will attempt to end Barcelona's quest to go an entire La Liga campaign unbeaten when they make the trip to Camp Nou on Sunday evening.

Barca have dropped points eight times this season but have yet to lose, seeing them remain on course to become the first team in the post-Civil War era to achieve that feat.

The Spanish title race may officially be over, yet this weekend's clash gives Madrid's players a chance to redeem themselves following the 3-0 loss back in December that effectively ended their domestic campaign.

One of the key reasons behind Real's poor title defence has been the form of Karim Benzema, and with that in mind Sports Mole looks at the Frenchman's chances of scoring against Barca.


Karim Benzema vs. Barcelona

Benzema has faced off against the Catalan giants more than any other side during his career, with the heavy loss in the reverse match the 30th time he has come up against them.

All but three of those have come in the white of Madrid - he fired blanks in each of the Champions League encounters during his time with Lyon - scoring at a rate of around a goal every three games.

Seventeen of those previous meetings have come in La Liga, scoring in just one of the last six - an impressive scissor-kick to level up the match before Cristiano Ronaldo sealed a 2-1 comeback win at Camp Nou in April 2016.

Share this article now:

Will Karim Benzema score against Barcelona on Sunday?

Yes
No
Yes
58.3%
No
41.7%
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Read Next:
Cristiano Ronaldo's record vs. Barcelona
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona20144256213546
2Atletico MadridAtletico20118130131741
3Real Madrid2011363024636
4Sevilla209653122933
5AlavesAlaves209562223-132
6Getafe208752516931
7Real Betis208572525029
8Valencia2051141918126
9Real Sociedad207582524126
10Levante207583235-326
11GironaGirona205962326-324
12Espanyol197392127-624
13Athletic Bilbao2041152126-523
14EibarEibar195772128-722
15Leganes205781824-622
16Real Valladolid205781723-622
17Celta Vigo205693234-221
18Rayo Vallecano2055102436-1220
19Villarreal203982126-518
20Huesca2025131739-2211

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account