Benzema blew off an opportunity to take his goal tally to 27 after missing twice from the spot-kick. The Real Madrid talisman has netted 25 league goals and 12 assists this season for Los Blancos after 33 games.
Although David Alaba scored for Madrid in the 12 minutes, which was neutralized by Budimir a minute later. Marco Asensio’s strike for Los Blancos just before halftime put the score on 1-2 In favor of Madrid. Karim Benzema’s penalty misses came at the 52 and 59 minutes respectively. Lucas Vazquez made it 3-1 in the additional minutes for Madrid.
Madrid has now gone 17 points clear of their close rival Atlético Madrid, who drew against Granada. Madrid will need Barcelona who is with two games at hand to go 4 points short to win the league this season.