Bad evening for Karim Benzema.

The international center-forward came out in the 18th minute of La Liga Matchday 16 at Real Sociedad, visibly affected in the left leg.

Above all, it is uncertain for Real Madrid's Champions League game on Tuesday against Inter Milan.

In the 17th minute, Benzema dropped to one knee after a brief exchange of glances with his coach Carlo Ancelotti, then walked off the pitch and grimaced.

He was replaced by Serbian striker Luka Jovic in the 18th minute, handing over his captain's armband to Luka Modric.

The player pointed at his left leg at the level of his knee, then rushed directly into the hallway leading to the locker room.

Despite the injury, Real Madrid consolidated their leadership position in La Liga by winning 2-0 in San Sebastián.

An intense month for Real

“Karim had a problem at the start of the match, it bothered him and he didn't want to force it.

We'll see exactly what he has in the next few days.

I do not believe that he will be available for Tuesday, but for next weekend, we will see, ”detailed Carlo Ancelotti in a post-match press conference.

Karim Benzema is currently the top scorer and the best passer in the Spanish league (12 goals and 7 assists in 14 games).

If his injury is confirmed, it would be a heavy loss for Real before a very tough December.

The club will face Inter on Tuesday at 9 p.m. for the last day of the Champions League, where they will play first place in Group D. And next weekend, the Merengue will face Atlético Madrid for the derby in the capital. Spanish.


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