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Benzema still doubtful for El Clasico

by Oviri Kelvin

Karim Benzema may not feature for Real Madrid in the El Clasico match against Barcelona on Sunday.

The player who has an injury will not be risked for the Spanish game after Los Blancos were drawn against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals.

Moreso, Real Madrid is 10 points above the second-placed Sevilla and 15 points above third placed Barca. Also, Real are keen to take revenge against Chelsea which saw them off in last season’s semifinals The Trumpet gathered.

After a check, the medical team of the Spanish club affirmed the injury as a minor one yet, Benzema who instigated a win against PSG in superb form will not be subjected to a gamble by the club.

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Despite the fear, Benzema may likely feature for the Los Blancos in the El Clasico on Sunday since Madrid would want to seal off the contest for the La Liga title but not at the detriment of the game with Chelsea.

The last training session of Madrid for the El Clasico clash ends on Saturday at 11:00 am (WAT) where an interview will be granted to ascertain if Benzema will be available for Sunday’s clash.

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