Real Madrid goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois helps Karim Benzema to score an injury-time goal against Valencia in Mestalla on Sunday.
Los Blancos roughly had a 1-1 draw in their LaLiga match, up against Los Ches with a late equalizer from the France international.
However, Carlos Soler put the hosts ahead with his 78th-minute goal, then, a scaring goal from Luka Jovic got ruled out for offside.
Besides, it could have been a sure defeat for Madrid with the late goal from the Mates. But got a vast turn-over by their alerted spirit in having at least a point.
The Frenchman, therefore had his way through the back of the net after Courtois header got a save by Jaume Domenech.
Los Blancos were alarming till the last minute leading to the Belgian goalkeeper, Courtois breaking into the opponent’s box. And his firm header from a corner got a rebounds to Benzema for the goal.
Meanwhile, the result from the match is a motivation for the Galacticos towards their Wednesday clash with Barcelona. With Zinedine Zidane expressing that the game is a push for his squad against El Clasico.
Nonetheless, Zidane would have been happy to secure a three-point lead of the Catalans ahead of the Clasico. Now, they both balance with 35 points each, while Barca stay top of the Laliga table with goal differences.
It is important to say that the role of Eden Hazard and Marcelo was missing, they are out till next year. And will be a bigger challenge in their game with Barca. It is also a big miss for the Belgian to skip his first Clasico ever due to injury.