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Christian Benteke

Born: December 3, 1990 (age 27)

Height: 6'3" (191cm)

Hometown: Kinshasa, Zaire
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Striker
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on August 27, 2016
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Career History
Youth2004-2006Standard Liege
2006-2007Genk
Senior2007-2009Genk
2009-2011Standard Liege
2011-2012Genk
2012-2015Aston Villa
2015-2016Liverpool
2016-Crystal Palace
International2010-Belgium
Sports Mole has 1,694 articles about Christian Benteke. Articles 1 to 40:
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on December 31, 2017
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke undergoes knee surgery
Crystal Palace reveal that forward Christian Benteke has undergone minor surgery on his knee.
Oct 10, 23:29
Southampton striker Danny Ings celebrates scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Crystal Palace on September 1, 2018
Result: Southampton win away to Crystal Palace
Southampton pick up their first Premier League win of the 2018-19 campaign courtesy of a 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace.
Sep 1, 17:07
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson waves to the crowd after the match against West Bromwich Albion on May 13, 2018
Roy Hodgson: 'Alexander Sorloth deserved his goal'
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson lavishes praise on striker Alexander Sorloth following his side's 1-0 victory over Swansea City on Tuesday.
Aug 29, 13:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Alexander Sorloth relieved to net first Crystal Palace goal
Forward Alexander Sorloth admits that he was relieved to have finally netted his first Crystal Palace goal in the EFL Cup fixture at Swansea City.
Aug 29, 12:47
Roberto Pereyra celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Watford and Crystal Palace on August 26, 2018
Result: Watford make history with Crystal Palace win
Watford win their opening three games of a top-flight season for the first time in their history courtesy of a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road.
Aug 26, 15:23
Joel Ward in action for Burnley in a pre-season friendly on July 16, 2018
Team News: Joel Ward comes in for Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Crystal Palace take on Watford
Crystal Palace make one change for their meeting with Watford at Vicarage Road, while the hosts are unchanged from their last outing.
Aug 26, 12:33
Sadio Mane nabs the third during the Premier League game between Liverpool and West Ham United on August 12, 2018
Result: Liverpool overcome stern test against 10-man Crystal Palace
Liverpool make it back-to-back wins to start the Premier League season with James Milner and Sadio Mane scoring in a 2-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
Aug 20, 21:55
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on December 31, 2017
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp: 'Never write off Christian Benteke'
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp claims that it would be "a big mistake" for anyone to overlook the threat of Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke.
Aug 17, 14:48
Jeffrey Schlupp puts Andre Schurrle under pressure during the Premier League clash between Fulham and Crystal Palace on August 11, 2018
Result: Crystal Palace pick off Fulham to seal victory away at Craven Cottage
Goals from Jeffrey Schlupp and Wilfried Zaha ensure that Crystal Palace open their new Premier League season with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Aug 11, 16:55
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace on May 13, 2018
Crystal Palace 'put £70m price tag on wantaway winger Wilfried Zaha'
Crystal Palace reportedly put a £70m asking price on wantaway winger Wilfried Zaha after learning that he is keen to push through a move to Tottenham Hotspur.
Jul 20, 09:22
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace on May 13, 2018
Report: Wilfried Zaha offered new Crystal Palace contract
A report claims that Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is weighing up an improved offer from the Eagles that will see him become the club's top earner.
Jun 20, 09:56
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on December 31, 2017
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke to be offered China move?
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke could reportedly be offered the opportunity to link up with Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune.
Jun 14, 10:09
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on December 31, 2017
Crystal Palace willing to sell Christian Benteke?
Crystal Palace are reportedly considering offloading striker Christian Benteke.
Jun 5, 10:39
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany during the match against Brighton & Hove Albion on May 9, 2018
Vincent Kompany makes Belgium World Cup squad
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is included in Belgium's 2018 World Cup squad despite picking up a groin injury at the weekend.
Jun 4, 10:25
Romelu Lukaku and Pepe in action during the international friendly between Belgium and Portugal on June 2, 2018
Result: Belgium draw with Portugal to extend unbeaten streak
Two of the World Cup's potential dark horses Belgium and Portugal play out a goalless draw in a warm-up friendly in Brussels ahead of the tournament.
Jun 2, 21:39
Wilfried Zaha celebrates scoring Crystal Palace's second goal against Bournemouth on April 7, 2018
Report: Crystal Palace to offer Wilfried Zaha new contract
Wilfried Zaha is to be offered a second new contract in the space of a year to fend off interest from Crystal Palace's top-flight rivals, according to a report.
May 30, 18:54
Radja Nainggolan in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan left out of Belgium squad
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan is left out of Belgium's provisional 28-man squad for this summer's World Cup.
May 21, 13:12
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Crystal Palace 'open to offers for Christian Benteke'
Crystal Palace are reportedly willing to listen to offers for striker Christian Benteke this summer, but remain desperate to keep hold of winger Wilfried Zaha.
May 7, 15:14
Paul Lambert in charge of Aston Villa in February 2015
Team News: Stoke City make one change for Crystal Palace clash
Stoke City boss Paul Lambert makes just one change to his starting lineup for the Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.
May 5, 11:33
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Roy Hodgson backs Christian Benteke for a strong 2018-19 season
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson backs Christian Benteke to be a force for the Eagles next term after a difficult 2017-18 campaign.
May 3, 15:08
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Christian Benteke: 'I want to stay at Crystal Palace'
Christian Benteke says that he is keen to remain at Crystal Palace, despite reports suggesting that the Eagles are prepared to sell the forward in the summer.
Apr 30, 11:57
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Result: Crystal Palace on brink of safety with big win over Leicester City
Crystal Palace move to the brink of Premier League survival with a 5-0 win over 10-man Leicester City in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 28, 16:56
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 5-0 Leicester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Crystal Palace thrash Leicester City by a 5-0 scoreline in Saturday's Premier League game at Selhurst Park.
Apr 28, 14:00
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Live Commentary: Watford 0-0 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Watford and Crystal Palace play out a goalless draw in Saturday's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Apr 21, 14:30
Hornets manager Javi Gracia gives orders during the FA Cup game between Southampton and Watford on January 27, 2018
Team News: Watford make three changes for Crystal Palace clash
Watford manager Javi Gracia makes three changes to his starting XI for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road.
Apr 21, 14:03
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Crystal Palace 'to offload Christian Benteke this summer'
Crystal Palace are reportedly planning to sell misfiring striker Christian Benteke at the end of the season.
Apr 19, 12:07
Wilfried Zaha scores Crystal Palace's third goal against Brighton & Hove Albion on April 14, 2018
Result: Crystal Palace hold on to defeat Brighton & Hove Albion
Crystal Palace move clear of the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-2 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 14, 16:56
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Team News: Christian Benteke, Alexander Sorloth on Crystal Palace bench against Brighton & Hove Albion
Crystal Palace strike duo Christian Benteke and Alexander Sorloth are named on the bench for the Premier League meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion at Selhurst Park.
Apr 14, 14:03
Joel Ward and Dale Stephens during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Brighton & Hove Albion on April 14, 2018
Live Commentary: Crystal Palace 3-2 Brighton & Hove Albion - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Crystal Palace see off Brighton & Hove Albion by a 3-2 scoreline in Saturday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Apr 14, 14:00
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Christian Benteke, Alexander Sorloth back in Crystal Palace contention
Crystal Palace are expected to have Christian Benteke and Alexander Sorloth in their squad for Saturday afternoon's meeting with Brighton & Hove Albion.
Apr 13, 09:31
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Leicester City and Bournemouth on May 21, 2017
Team News: Bournemouth make three changes against Crystal Palace
Eddie Howe makes three changes to his Bournemouth starting XI for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace.
Apr 7, 14:05
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Christian Benteke confirms Crystal Palace absence
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke reveals that he will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against Bournemouth due to a groin problem.
Apr 6, 20:30
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Crystal Palace forward Christian Benteke doubtful for trip to Bournemouth
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says that forward Christian Benteke is a doubt for the trip to Bournemouth due to a groin injury.
Apr 5, 16:08
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Roberto Martinez defends Christian Benteke's scoring record at Crystal Palace
Belgium boss Roberto Martinez defends the goalscoring record of Christian Benteke, despite the Crystal Palace forward netting two goals in the Premier League this season.
Apr 2, 12:58
Roy Hodgson plays it cool during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Roy Hodgson describes Crystal Palace loss to Liverpool as "groundhog day"
Roy Hodgson describes Crystal Palace's 2-1 defeat to Liverpool as "groundhog day" as the Eagles let a lead slip against another Premier League top six team.
Mar 31, 15:33
Jurgen Klopp celebrates during the Champions League playoff between Liverpool and Hoffenheim on August 23, 2017
Jurgen Klopp pleased with "well-deserved" Liverpool win at Crystal Palace
Jurgen Klopp is pleased to have seen his Liverpool side come through a "difficult and intense" test to win 2-1 at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Mar 31, 14:59
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Result: Mohamed Salah wins it late for Liverpool
Mohamed Salah scores his 37th goal of the season as Liverpool come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
Mar 31, 14:23
Wilfried Zaha in action for Crystal Palace in February 2018
Team News: Wilfried Zaha starts for Crystal Palace against Liverpool
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha starts for his side for their tie against Liverpool.
Mar 31, 11:34
Christian Benteke in action for Crystal Palace on February 4, 2018
Roy Hodgson tips Christian Benteke for 2018 World Cup
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson tips Christian Benteke to make the Belgium squad for the 2018 World Cup.
Mar 29, 17:24
Jurgen Klopp watches the warm-up ahead of the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on September 16, 2017
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Liverpool.
Mar 29, 16:40

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
5Arsenal86021910918
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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