Karim Benzema surpassed Raul Gonzalez’s record of second highest goal scorer in the club in the 2-0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt in the super cup on Wednesday evening at the Olympic stadium in Helsinki.
Real Madrid broke the deadlock in the 37th minute via Alaba after a well-executed corner kick that connected across two Los Blancos players before Alaba tapped it in from a close range to make it 1-0 just before the half-time whistle.
Eintracht Frankfurt’s goalkeeper denied Vinicius at the start of the second half in what could have given Real Madrid the second goal of the night.
Casemiro was denied by the crossbar, he curled the ball from the edge of the penalty box but was unable to get his target it was Karim Benzema that doubled the lead for Real Madrid following a cheeky pass from Vinicius to make it 2-0 in the 65 minutes of the game, with the goal the Frenchman has surpassed Raul Gonzalez numbers of goals in Real Madrid colours.
Karim Benzema has become the second all-time top scorer in all competitions with 324 goals, surpassing Raúl González Blanco(323). Only Cristiano Ronaldo(450) has scored more than the Frenchman with The Whites. Myth.
Carlo Ancelloti made his first substitution as Luka Modric is replaced with Rodrygo Goes in the 66th minute of the match and the Italian manager made his second change of the match as Eduardo Camavinga was brought in for Fede Valverde in the 76th minute.
Real Madrid will take on Almeria in their La Liga opener while Frankfurt will take on Hertha Berlin in their next Bundesliga clash.