Benzema penalty brace leads Madrid past Celta

Karim Benzema scored two penalties and had another saved as Real Madrid won 2-1 at Celta Vigo on Saturday.

4/2/2022 Alex Kirkland
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 19
    • Karim Benzema Penalty - Scored
  • 36
    • Javier Galán Yellow Card
  • 40
    • Thiago Galhardo Yellow Card
  • HT
    • First Half ends, Celta Vigo 0, Real Madrid 1.
  • 52
    • Nolito Goal
  • 57
    • Jeison Murillo Yellow Card
  • 60
    • On: Franco Cervi|Off: Thiago Galhardo
  • 61
    • On: Rodrygo|Off: Marco Asensio
  • 61
    • On: Dani Carvajal|Off: Lucas Vázquez
  • 64
    • Karim Benzema Penalty - Saved
  • 70
    • Karim Benzema Penalty - Scored
  • 72
    • On: Renato Tapia|Off: Fran Beltrán
  • 72
    • On: Santi Mina|Off: Nolito
  • 74
    • On: Federico Valverde|Off: Luka Modric
  • 81
    • On: Orbelín Pineda|Off: Brais Méndez
  • 85
    • On: Nacho|Off: Éder Militão
  • 85
    • On: Dani Ceballos|Off: Toni Kroos
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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CEL
4-1-3-2
  • 1Dituro
  • 17Galán
  • 24Murillo
  • 15Aidoo
  • 20Vázquez
  • 8Beltrán
    On: Renato Tapia | Off: Fran Beltrán
  • 9Nolito
    On: Santi Mina | Off: Nolito
  • 6Suárez
  • 23Méndez
    On: Orbelín Pineda | Off: Brais Méndez
  • 7Galhardo
    On: Franco Cervi | Off: Thiago Galhardo
  • 10Aspas
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
72' 14  Renato Tapia
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Nolito  52'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
72' 22  Santi Mina
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
60' 11  Franco Cervi
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Balaídos
  • ,
  • Vigo, Spain
  • ATTENDANCE: 15,714
  • REFEREE: Pablo González Fuertes

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Celta Vigo 1, Real Madrid 2.
90'+5' Second Half ends, Celta Vigo 1, Real Madrid 2.
90'+5' Attempt missed. Joseph Aidoo (Celta Vigo) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high. Assisted by Denis Suárez with a cross following a corner.

Match Stats

CEL
MAD

Possession

55% 45%

Shots (on Goal)

11 (5)
12 (6)
CEL MAD
16 Fouls 12
3 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 2
9 Corner Kicks 3
4 Saves 4
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Spanish LaLiga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 38 +49 86
2 Barcelona 38 +30 73
3 Atletico Madrid 38 +22 71
4 Sevilla 38 +23 70
5 Real Betis 38 +22 65
6 Real Sociedad 38 +3 62
7 Villarreal 38 +26 59
8 Athletic Club 38 +7 55
9 Valencia 38 -5 48
10 Osasuna 38 -14 47
11 Celta Vigo 38 0 46
12 Rayo Vallecano 38 -11 42
13 Elche 38 -12 42
14 Espanyol 38 -13 42
15 Getafe 38 -8 39
16 Mallorca 38 -27 39
17 Cádiz 38 -16 39
18 Granada 38 -17 38
19 Levante 38 -25 35
20 Alavés 38 -34 31