Benzema is putting up his best numbers. In 22 matches he has reached 13 goals, a figure he achieved in 2011-12, his best campaign in terms of goals scored, in 21 matches.
For yet another year, Karim Benzema continues to be the go-to man the in an attack of Real Madrid. With his last goal against Athletic, he has already scored 13 in the 22 matches he has played.
These numbers are very similar to the ones he signed in his highest-scoring season as a Madrid player, the 2011-12, in which he scored his first 13 goals in 21 matches and ended the season with 32.
Benzema has already scored in all three of Real Madrid’s competitions to date. In La Liga he has scored 8 goals, against Levante, SD Huesca (2), Valencia, Athletic (2), Eibar and Granada.
In the Champions League, he scored three goals against Borussia Mönchengladbach in two matches and scored against Inter. And in the Super Cup he scored against Athletic, the rival against which he has scored more goals as a player of Real Madrid: 14.