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Karim Benzema after his brace against Manchester City: “I want to win the Champions League”

real Madrid Y Manchester City They gave us this afternoon one of the best games of the year. Those led by Pep Guardiola defeated the ‘Madridistas’ 4-3 in the first semi-final of the Champions League at the Etihad Stadium. The key is still open and everything will be defined in a week at the Santiago Bernbaéu stadium, where Madrid has been able to make historic comebacks.

Although Madrid lost, one of the stars of the match was Karim Benzema, who scored a brace and kept Carlo Ancelotti’s side alive for the second leg.

This was said by ‘Gato’ at the end of the match. “It was a beautiful semi-final, against a great team like City. They have started better, but we have not lowered our arms. Then we had the ball and we were able to get back into the game”declared the striker.

“The great teams like Real Madrid have this, and it has to be done. We must not forget that Manchester City is a great team. However, we were able to score three goals tonight”he added.

Later, he referred to the prison in a panenka style. “If you don’t take penalties, it’s clear that you’re not going to miss them. I missed two in the league, but I shot them well. The goalkeeper did very well and stopped them. Today has been cold blooded, the goalkeepers study me and I have to change “.

Finally, he referred to the Ballon d’Or and the goals he has with the team. “The gold ball? Frankly, now I want to win La Liga and try to win the Champions League. I’m very focused on the team titles, La Liga and the Champions League, then we’ll see about the Ballon d’Or.”.

Source: Elcomercio

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