​Actual Madrid have confirmed that striker Karim Benzema suffered a fracture in his finger throughout the 2-1 win over Actual Betis on the Benito Villamarin Stadium on Sunday evening. 

The Frenchman sustained the nasty wanting damage on the finish of the primary half, after touchdown awkwardly together with his fingers following a good problem from former Barcelona centre again Marc Bartra.

Karim Benzema

Paired up high with Vinicius Jr, with the Brazilian working from the suitable, ​Benzema was linking up properly with the teenager once in a while earlier than his enforced substitution at half time. And the membership have now confirmed that the 31-year-old has a fracture within the phalanx of his fifth finger following the autumn.

In an official ​statement, Actual defined: “After the checks carried out on our participant Karim Benzema by the Actual Madrid medical providers, he has been recognized with a fracture within the phalanx of the fifth finger in the suitable hand.”

Although the prognosis is full, it stays unclear as to when the striker he will likely be again within the fold, as Los Blancos revealed: “The participant’s scenario will proceed to be monitored.”

However, after the sport, his supervisor Santiago Solari did not appear too apprehensive, as he mused: “He has a fracture, we’re fortunate it’s his hand. Benzema’s actual energy is in his toes”.

It was a must-win sport for ​Madrid, after dropping 4 factors in their final two La Liga clashes towards Villarreal and Actual Sociedad. And, when former Madrid participant Sergio Caneles pipped Betis again degree following Luka Modric’s opener, it was the flip of former Betis man Dani Ceballos to actual his revenge, with a exact 88th minute free kick sufficient to seal the victory.

Solari’s facet will tackle Leganes of their midweek Copa del Rey tie, which must be a foregone conclusion contemplating their three objective lead from the primary leg, earlier than they host Sevilla in a vital conflict between third and fourth in ​La Liga.


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