Real rally to beat Celta with Benzema hat trick

Real Madrid came from behind twice to earn victory over Celta Vigo thanks in large part to more stellar play from Karim Benzema in Madrid on Sunday.

9/12/2021 ESPN
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 4
    • Santi Mina Goal
  • 24
    • Karim Benzema Goal
  • 31
    • Franco Cervi Goal
  • 33
    • Nacho Yellow Card
  • 43
    • Jeison Murillo Yellow Card
  • 45
    • On: Fran Beltrán|Off: Renato Tapia
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 46
    • Karim Benzema Goal - Header
  • 52
    • On: Augusto Solari|Off: Brais Méndez
  • 55
    • Vinícius Júnior Goal
  • 55
    • Vinícius Júnior Yellow Card
  • 63
    • Néstor Araujo Yellow Card
  • 63
    • On: Nolito|Off: Franco Cervi
  • 63
    • On: Thiago Galhardo|Off: Santi Mina
  • 63
    • Augusto Solari Yellow Card
  • 66
    • On: Eduardo Camavinga|Off: Eden Hazard
  • 72
    • Eduardo Camavinga Goal - Volley
  • 79
    • On: Marco Asensio|Off: Luka Modric
  • 87
    • Karim Benzema Penalty - Scored
  • 89
    • On: Marcelo|Off: Miguel Gutiérrez
  • 89
    • On: Rodrygo|Off: Vinícius Júnior
  • 89
    • On: Joseph Aidoo|Off: Jeison Murillo
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Real Madrid 5, Celta Vigo 2.
Real Madrid Logo Real Madrid MAD Celta Vigo CEL Celta Vigo Logo
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MAD
4-4-2
  • 1Courtois
  • 35Gutiérrez
    On: Marcelo | Off: Miguel Gutiérrez
  • 6Nacho
  • 3Militão
  • 2Carvajal
  • 20Vinícius Júnior
    On: Rodrygo | Off: Vinícius Júnior
  • 14Casemiro
  • 10Modric
    On: Marco Asensio | Off: Luka Modric
  • 15Valverde
  • 9Benzema
  • 7Hazard
    On: Eduardo Camavinga | Off: Eden Hazard
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Nacho  33'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
89' 12  Marcelo
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
79' 11  Marco Asensio
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
20 Vinícius Júnior  55' 55'
Goals 1
  • Shots 4
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
89' 21  Rodrygo
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Karim Benzema  24' 46' 87'
Goals 3
  • Shots 5
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
66' 25  Eduardo Camavinga  72'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Santiago Bernabéu
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN+
  • Madrid, Spain
  • ATTENDANCE: 19,874

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Real Madrid 5, Celta Vigo 2.
90'+4' Second Half ends, Real Madrid 5, Celta Vigo 2.
90'+3' Attempt saved. Eder Militão (Real Madrid) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Karim Benzema.

Match Stats

MAD
CEL

Possession

60% 40%

Shots (on Goal)

15 (11)
11 (4)
MAD CEL
8 Fouls 16
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 0
7 Corner Kicks 3
3 Saves 7
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