FT: Real Madrid 3-0 Valencia, Karim Benzema Hit Brace (Watch Highlight)
Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio on targets as Real Madrid cruise to a 3-0 win over Valencia with Eden Hazard on the assist list, MySportDab reports.
Madrid scored three times in the second half to beat Valencia 3-0 as Benzema and Asensio got the goals.
Eden Hazard once again was on the assists list but was unable to get a goal for himself.
The match was a hard fought contest in the first half that saw Valencia’s goal ruled off by VAR.
Rodrigo got the goal in the 21st minute but after review by VAR, it was canceled as the first 45 minutes ended goalless.
The second half brought in more sparks and fire from the Madrid side who took the game to Valencia.
Los Blanco got the first goal through Karim Benzema in the 61st minute as Eden Hazard provided the assist.
The France international found himself one on one with the goalkeeper before dispatching into the net.
Marco Asensio doubled the lead in the 74th minute after a fine assist from Mendy which made it 2-0.
Soon the third goal went in with Benzema scoring his brace for the day after he volleyed the ball inside the net.
Courtesy a Marco Asensio assist made it 3-0 before Valencia’s Kang-In Lee was sent off for violent conduct.
The win saw Real Madrid reduced the point to two as they continue to push for the laliga title.
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