Real Madrid escape the trap of Elche with a late double from Benzema
Karim Benzema scored two goals to lead his team Real Madrid to overturn a 1-0 victory in front of Elche to a 2-1 victory during a match that brought them together today, Saturday, in the twenty-seventh round of the Spanish Football League, which also saw Deportview Alaves draw 1/1.
Elche advanced with a goal scored by Daniel Calvo in the 61st minute, and Karim Benzema equalized for Real Madrid in the 73rd minute, before the same player scored the second goal for Real Madrid in the first minute of the match's stoppage time.
Real Madrid raised its tally to 57 points in second place, temporarily pending the outcome of the Barcelona and Uhuesca match next Monday, and Elche's balance stopped at 24 points in seventeenth place.
This is the first victory for Real after two consecutive draws, which is the seventeenth victory for Real in the league in general compared to a loss in four games and a draw in six, while this loss became the twelfth for Barcelona in the league this season compared to winning in five games and a draw in nine.
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