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Carlo Ancelotti confirmed the loss of Karim Benzema for Rayo Vallecano vs. real Madrid

Karim Benzema reappeared in Real Madrid’s victory (5-1) over Celtic for the Champions League. The French striker entered at 63 minutes and it seemed that his muscle fatigue was already a thing of the past, however, he has worried the fans of the white team because he will be absent against Rayo Vallecano.

In the preview of the duel, Carlo Ancelotti declared that he will reserve the ‘Gato’, who won the Ballon d’Or, and the news has also raised the alarms of the France team two weeks before the start of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. “He is not going to play because the sensations are not good, he trained on Friday, he seemed fine and then it was a bit difficult for him, so he will not be available for tomorrow”He pointed out at a press conference.

Along the same lines, the Italian strategist pointed out that, instead of the attacker, he will form with other players and try a new game idea. “Karim’s absence has allowed us to show that we have high-quality players, such as Rodrygo, Valverde and Asensio”he added.

“Now, it is clear that in the second part of the season we will need Benzema and I am sure that he will reach the level of last season”, accurate. In addition, he added that he expects the player to return this Thursday when Real Madrid faces Cádiz.

On the other hand, it is important to mention that the team led by Carlo Ancelotti is in second place with 32 units, although in case they defeat Rayo Vallecano, they will regain the lead, which now belongs to Barcelona (34 points).

Source: Elcomercio

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