Benzema breaks silence on his UCL goal against Liverpool

Champions League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 04/06/2018

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has broken silence on his Champions League final goal against Liverpool in Los Blancos 3-1 win over the Anfield giants in Kiev, Ukraine.

The Frenchman claimed that the goal was not a luck after he broke the deadlock in the second half, Loris Karius attempted to serve the ball to his player when the ball struck the boot of Benzema and the ball rolled into the bottom corner of the next.

Benzema is adamant that an element of skill was involved in the breakthrough moment 51 minutes into the match, however, with his positioning and reaction skills playing a key part.

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"My goal from Kiev, it was not a matter of luck," he is quoted as saying by AS. "I do not believe in luck, it's a matter of work.

"It's an easy goal but you have to be there, in the right place and at the right time, to put it in."

Sadio Mane levelled up with less than four minutes before substitute Gareth Bale scored two superb goals to give Real Madrid third successive European Champions League in a roll.