Football NewsCarlo Ancelotti Provides an Injury Report on Karim Benzema.
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After suffering an injury, it is anticipated that Karim Benzema will be able to play in Real Madrid’s match against Liverpool in the round of 16 of the Champions League.

The current bearer of the Ballon d’Or, Karim Benzema, left Real’s 2-0 victory against Valencia at the Bernabeu in a limp, casting question over his participation in the forthcoming match for the last 16 spot. However, Real’s manager Carlo Ancelotti has stated that the injury is “quite light” and that the player should be able to play in the team’s next match.

On Sunday, the Spanish powerhouses will be making their way to Mallorca before continuing on to Morocco for the Club World Cup. The current champions of the Champions League are the favorites to win the event because they have won it four times in the past and will enter the competition at the semi-final stage.

After the game, people approached Carlo Ancelotti and asked for an update on the condition of Karim Benzema and Eder Militao, both of whom were injured during the match against Valencia. “Benzema is something very small, but Militao is not going to recuperate for Sunday,” the Italian coach added.

There are only 19 days left till the opening leg of the Champions League match between Real and Liverpool takes place at Anfield. The second leg is scheduled to take place at Bernabeu on March 15.

If Liverpool wants to end the season with a big trophy, they must win the Champions League. Failing to do so would be disastrous. Under the direction of Jurgen Klopp, the Reds are having a challenging season despite having just won the Community Shield by virtue of a 3-1 victory over Manchester City.

Due to their recent lack of consistency, Liverpool are currently ninth in the Premier League table, ten points behind Manchester United in fourth with a game in hand. Because of this, winning the Champions League may be their best chance of qualifying for the competition that will be held the following season.

Cup events have been another arena in which Liverpool has been unable to make an impression this year. They were eliminated from the Carabao Cup by Manchester City a few days before Christmas, and a famous FA Cup upset at the hands of high-flying Brighton was inflicted on them toward the end of the month of January.

Real, who are currently in second place in the LaLiga table, are the teams to beat in the upcoming round of the knockout round. The reigning champions prevailed over Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side in both the 2018 and 2022 Champions League finals, while they eliminated Klopp’s team from the competition in the quarterfinals in 2016.

Jurgen Klopp reminded the club’s supporters that they should be thrilled about the matchup in the round of 16. On Liverpool’s official website, he was quoted as saying, “The first thing that we can say about this draw is that it is proper Champions League.” “This is a match that doesn’t need any explanation, and it’s one that each and every one of us need to be enthusiastic about.