Carlo Ancelotti Provides Injury Update on Real Madrid Stars Karim Benzema and Eder Militao

Carlo Ancelotti Provides Injury Update on Real Madrid Stars Karim Benzema and Eder Militao

  • Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti believes the injury sustained by Karim Benzema is not as serious as first imagined
  • Benzema and Eder Militao were substituted early in Real Madrid’s 2-0 victory against Valencia after picking up injuries
  • Benzema has been involved in 11 goals in his last 12 matches across all competitions for Real Madrid

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has dropped the tentative date for the return of Karim Benzema but is unsure when Eder Militao will be fully fit again.

Both Real Madrid stars suffered varying degrees of injuries after they were substituted early as Los Blancos defeated Valencia to keep their La Liga hopes alive.

Karim Benzema, Eder Militao, Carlo Ancelotti, Real Madrid, Los Blancos, La Liga, Spain
Eder Militao and Karim Benzema picked up injuries in Real Madrid's 2-0 victory against Valencia and had to be substituted early. Photo by Soccrates Images
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According to Sportskeeda, Ancelotti has revealed that the injury to Militao is more serious than that of Benzema who expects to be fit for Los Blancos’ next league game.

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“The negative aspect was the injury situation. Militao's is more serious than Karim's, which seems lighter. Militao won't be available on Sunday and these are things that happen at this stage of the season.”

Benzema’s injury update will be good news for Real Madrid fans as the Frenchman has returned to form again, netting 11 goals in his last 12 matches across all competitions.

Ancelotti insists Real Madrid is solid

Meanwhile, Carlo Ancelotti believes Real Madrid is more solid now after the La Liga champions ground out a 2-0 victory against Valencia on Thursday night, Real Madrid reports.

The veteran Italian coach revealed his team is going through a good moment of form after earning their fourth win in five games to keep alive their La Liga title hopes.

Goals from Marco Ascensio and Vinicius Junior ensured Los Blanco kept up the pressure on Barcelona at the top of the La Liga table.

Ancelotti angry at fixture congestion

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Carlo Ancelotti is furious with the organizers of football competitions, with the veteran manager wanting something done about the fixture congestion in the sport.

The Real Madrid boss has seen his side compete in at least four competitions concurrently this season, leading to his players in action every midweek.

Ancelotti - who is set to lead Real Madrid to the FIFA Club World Cup next week - has now warned football organisers that players are likely to burn out soon.

Source: Sports Brief News