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Real Madrid chief Butragueno hails Benzema super assist: Among best plays of the season

Real Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno hailed Karim Benzema's super assist for Casemiro's winner at Espanyol on Sunday.

Benzema produced an outrageous backheel to set up Casemiro for the only goal of the game to send Real clear at the top of the table.

Real icon Butragueno said: "It is one of the plays of the season. It has been so spectacular ... It gives an idea of the talent of the player in a moment that he has his back to see how Casemiro arrives.

"I found it sensational, a spectacular action.

"It is a play surprising because it was difficult to wait for it to be solved that way. One of the best plays of the championship."

He added: "It is true that we depend on ourselves and we must continue in this line."

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