Benzema misses training ahead of El Clasico

Benzema misses training ahead of El Clasico

Karim Benzema was not part of the most recent training session ahead of Barcelona's El Clasico tomorrow.

The French international has missed training owing to an injury just two days before one of Real Madrid's most important games of the season.

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Benzema suffered an injury to his right foot during Madrid's latest Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk, which he scored in a 5-0 win.

Despite the fact that he was able to finish the game, the forward didn't train today, however, he is not anticipated to miss the derby on Sunday and this is simply a precaution.

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Madrid have no further injury concerns going into the game, but Carlo Ancelotti will want Benzema to play because he is the league's top striker with nine goals this season.

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