Suara.com – Real Madrid failed to win in Week 38 of the 2022-2023 Spanish League against Atletico Bilbao. The match, which was the farewell of striker Karim Benzema at the Santiago Bernabeu, ended with a score of 1-1, Monday (5/6/2023) in the morning WIB.
In this match, Real Madrid fell behind due to Oihan Sancet’s goal, but were able to equalize thanks to Benzema’s penalty, according to Spanish League records.
It is certain that Karim Benzema will no longer be in Real Madrid’s uniform next season after the club recently announced that the French player will leave Los Blancos on a free transfer this summer.
Real Madrid ended this season in second place in the Spanish League final standings with 78 points from 38 matches, while Athletic Bilbao remains in 8th place with 51 points.
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Course of the Match
Carlo Ancelotti’s squad were recorded to appear dominant in this match by recording 65 percent ball possession and releasing nine kicks, two of which were on target.
Athletic Bilbao had the chance to take the lead first after being awarded a penalty kick because Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos made a handball in the forbidden box.
Mikel Vesga, who stepped up as the executioner, failed to carry out his duties properly after his shot was pushed over by Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
Then it was Real Madrid’s turn to pose a threat through Vinicius Junior’s hard kick, but the ball was still driven away by Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Unai Simon.
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The buying and selling of attacks continued, the visitors got another chance through a shot from outside the Yuri Berchiche penalty box which Courtois still managed to keep out.