Zidane: Benzema is playing well, can give more

Karim Benzema has scored only two goals for Real Madrid in all races this season, but I know we expected more, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said.

Speaking before the match against Apoel in the Champions League, which will take place tonight, Zidane said: “He [Benzema] is the first man to know he can give more because of the of self-confidence, especially in front of the goal, “Express reports.

Zidane believes Benzema is playing well despite the lack of goals.

“Strikers may need goals to gain confidence but he is playing well, the team is playing well,” the French coach added.

Zidane is being criticized this season because he is not playing some of the young players regularly.