Real Madrid striker Benzema struggling to make Tottenham clash

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema may struggle to make their Champions League date with Tottenham.

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema may struggle to make their Champions League date with Tottenham.

The 23-year-old was substituted in the 75th minute of France's goalless friendly draw with Croatia last night after suffering a knock to this thigh.

Les Bleus coach Laurent Blanc said after the game: "He felt a little pinch in his thigh."

Benzema, who appears likely to miss this weekend's La Liga clash with Sporting Gijon, has scored eight goals in his last five games for Madrid.

 
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