Benzema made his debut at Al Ittihad. Karim Benzema has left Europe’s top club Real Madrid for Saudi Pro League club Al Ittihad. A couple of months after he joined the Saudi club, the French star was not getting on the field. That opportunity finally came in front of the Ballon d’Or winning star.
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Benzema made his debut for Al Ittihad on Thursday (July 28). This star stole the limelight in the first match of the Champions Cup. Al Ittihad left the field with his goal.
Al Ittihad won 2-1 against ES Tunis at the King Fahd Stadium in Saudi Arabia on Thursday in the Champions Cup match. In addition to one goal, Benzema also made an assist.
Benzema took the field in the first match for the Etihad. His team scored a goal in 26 minutes. However, it did not take much time for Benzema to return to parity. Striker Abder Razzak Hamdallah equalized in the 35th minute from the French striker’s pass.
Ittihad took the lead early in the second half. The match-deciding goal also came from Benzema’s feet, which was called a dream debut. Konakuni hit the ball into the net with a long-range shot from outside the D-box. After that, no one else scored in the entire match. As a result, Ittihad made a good start in the tournament with a 2-1 win. With this victory, Benzema’s team occupied the top position of ‘A’ group.
After the match, Benzema published the photo of the debut match on his social media. Expressing his satisfaction to the creator about the anointing, he wrote, ‘Alhamdulillah’.