Right after substituting Karim Benzema when once again, Genuine Madrid coach Rafael Benitez explained his choice.
Actual Madrid coach Rafael Benitez was pleased with Karim Benzema, but said he substituted the striker to “freshen factors up”.
Benzema had opened the scoring for Actual within a 1-1 draw against rivals Atletico Madrid on Sunday.
But for the fifth time in six La Liga begins this season, the Frenchman was taken off.
Benitez, who replaced Benzema with Mateo Kovacic inside the 77th minute, said the alter was to give his team far more power.
“He [Benzema] did well, but I substituted him for the reason that we necessary to freshen issues up around the wing,” the Spaniard stated.
“With [Gareth] Bale’s speed we had been able to play between various locations with the pitch and with Cristiano [Ronaldo] up forward we kept up our attacks.
“We balanced the team and maintained our attacking punch.”
Substitute Luciano Vietto snatched a point for Atletico – who had squandered a first-half penalty when Keylor Navas kept out Antoine Griezmann’s spot-kick – with his 83rd-minute equaliser.