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Benzema Ruled out Of El Classico With Injury

Benzema Ruled out Of El Classico With Injury

Karim Benzema has been ruled out of Sunday’s El Clasico clash with Barcelona as a result of calf injury.

Benzema didn’t train with his teammates on Saturday after picking up an injury in Madrid’s 3-1 win at Real Mallorca on Monday.


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The Frenchman’s absence is a big blow for Carlos Ancelotti’s side, who are closing in on the title.

The 34-year-old is LaLiga’s top scorer with 22 goals, as well as providing 11 assists.

The last time the two sides met, in January’s Spanish Supercopa semifinals, Madrid won 3-2 after extra time.

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