Benzema has been directly involved in more league goals than any other player in Europe's top five divisions this season. He was directly in 6 goals this past week by scoring 5 and assisting a goal.
Real Madrid defeated Mallorca 3-0 on Monday, with Karim Benzema grabbing an assist and two late goals. It was Real Madrid's fourth consecutive LaLiga victory.
Last Wednesday, Benzema scored a hat-trick against PSG, making him Real Madrid's third top scorer in history.
Karim Benzema has now eclipsed Thierry Henry to become France's all-time leading scorer with 413 goals for club and country.
In the last week, he has scored five goals and provided one assist to reach all of these goals.
Karim Benzema has been directly involved in more league goals than any other player in Europe's top five divisions this season. He has played 25 games scoring 22 goals and providing 11 assists.
Carlo Ancelotti's team now has 66 points from 28 games, expanding their lead at the top to ten points over Sevilla, who were beaten to a 1-1 draw at Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, their sixth draw in their last eight league games.
In the 55th minute, Vinicius Jr scored after a defender misplaced the ball on the edge of the box and Benzema set up the Brazilian.
After 22 minutes, Vinicius was pushed inside the area, and Benzema converted the resultant penalty.
With a header from a Marcelo cross in the 82nd minute, the French striker scored again, but was injured in the process and asked to be substituted, pointing to his left leg.
The Clasico this Saturday will not have the same significance as previous encounters due to Madrid's significant lead over Sevilla at the top of La Liga, even if Barca's recent surge has some wondering if a comeback is still feasible.
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