Real Madrid must be willing to lose striker Karim Benzema in two games. Benzema suffered a thigh injury while defending the French National Team to face Croatia in a match persabatan yesterday.
Some media in Spanyo reported injuries suffered by 23-year-old player was quite serious. It is estimated, Benzema will be sidelined at Madrid opponent with Sporting Gijon in La Liga and advanced to face Tottenham in the first leg quarter-finals.
Madrid will face Sporting Gijon on April 2, 2011. While facing Tottenham, will take place on 5 April 2011.
But the French coach, Laurent Blanc, has confirmed that foster children do not have serious injury problems. Previous Benzema was forced to pull out when the game has been running for 15 minutes to face Croatia.
"He just felt a little problem in his thigh," said Blanc.
Benzema's absence in two games Madrid would be a serious blow to the former Lyon player. The reason, Benzema in this month has shown remarkable progress. In the last five games, he has contributed eight goals.
Practical with Benzema injury, leaving only front-line Madrid striker Emmanuel Adebayor. Because, striker Gonzalo Higuain who was said to have recovered from injury could not be lowered because recovering from a back injury.
His injury Benzema create opportunities for Madrid to face Tottenham in the Champions League more difficult. Because, during this Benzema was a focus on front-line post-injury Real Madrid Higuain.