Karim Benzema records 133rd Madrid's assist, breaks Ronaldo's record after Osasuna win

Karim Benzema records 133rd Madrid's assist, breaks Ronaldo's record after Osasuna win

- Karim Benzema shatters Cristiano Ronaldo's assist record for Real Madrid

- The 32-year-old assisted one of Los Blancos' goals against Real Betis last weekend

- Benzema is now Real's highest assist provider with 132 - one more than the 35-year-old

Karim Benzema may not have found the back of the net in Real Madrid's win over Osasuna, the striker assisted one of his side's goal.

Los Blancos maintained their leadership on the Spanish League table with an emphatic 4-1 win over Osasuna last weekend.

A goal each from Isco, Sergio Ramos, Lucas Vazquez, and Luka Jovic ensured Zinedine Zidane clinch maximum points in the end.

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The Frenchman assisted Real's third goal in the 84th minute to break Cristiano Ronaldo's assist record for the club.

Benzema leap-frogged his former teammate on the club's assist chart having recorded his 133rd help for Zinedine Zidane's men.

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The Portuguese star raked in 131 assists in his nine-year reign at the Santiago Bernabeu despite scoring a total of 450 goals in all competitions.

According to Tribuna.com, the 32-year-old old has also become the fourth all-time La Liga star during his 11-year reign so far.

The France international is also the UEFA Champions League sixth-highest assist provider of all-time with 27 assists. Only Ronaldo, Messi, Giggs, Iniesta and Xavi are ahead of him.

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While some others are claiming the forward has provided 133 assists for Los Blancos, Benzema tweeted after the match saying: "Proud to continue to make history of the best club in the world #132".

Benzema still has more chances to add to the tally with his current deal with the club expiring in the summer of 2022. He has scored a total of 240 goals for Los Blancos but that's way behind Ronaldo's record.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Zinedine Zidane guided Real Madrid to an emphatic 4-1 win away from home over Osusana in Sunday's La Liga clash at Estadio El Sadar.

Unai Garcia opened scoring for the hosts in the 14th minute but a 33rd-minute equaliser from Isco leveled parity for the visitors.

A goal each from Sergio Ramos, Isco, Lucas Vazquez and Luka Jovic sealed the win for Los Blancos over Real Betis.

It was, however, more than a victory for Zidane who surpassed Jose Mourinho to become the club's manager with third all-time for the most wins in the Spanish top flight.

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