Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has hailed team-mate Karim Benzema as the best No.9 striker in the world.
The Champions League round of 16 finals on Wednesday night, Benzema showed a hat-trick to help. “The White King” cheated death, defeated Paris. Saint-Germain 3-1 and qualified 3-2 on aggregate
, Benzema has scored in eight goals in seven appearances in the Champions League this season and 32 goals in 33 matches in all competitions
. Tois talks about the work of his French teammates. “I think he is one of the best players in the world. And the best No. 9 striker in the world, perhaps with Lewandowski now.”
“Yesterday Lewandowski scored three goals (helping Bayern Munich Nick beat Salzburg 7-1), but three penalties.
Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois hailed teammate Karim Benzema after his hat-trick in their Champions League defeat of PSG.
Real were 2-0 on aggregate before a 17 minute hat-trick from Benzema saw them win the round 16 tie 3-2. Courtois said, “Karim is, along with (Robert) Lewandowski, the best number 9 in the world right now. He’s a great player, a real captain, and he carried the team to victory with his goals and his class. the ufabet report.
“Across the two matches there were times when Paris were very comfortable in possession but 90 minutes is a long time in the Bernabéu. Tonight, Benzema showed again why he’s the number one striker in the world. It’s time he was at the top of the Ballon D’Or rankings.”