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France undergo Benzema damage blow as ahead limps off one week forward of Euro 2020 kickoff

The ahead seemed to be injured in a conflict with Bulgaria defender Ivan Turitsov through the first half at Stade de France.

France striker Karim Benzema limped out of Tuesday’s pleasant in opposition to Bulgaria in a worrying sight for Les Bleus. 

The Actual Madrid star has been recalled to the nationwide staff after a six-year absence and is poised to play a starring function for his nation at Euro 2020.

However that would now be unsure after the 33-year-old picked up a knock within the first half in opposition to Bulgaria.

What occurred to Benzema?

Benzema seemed to be injured in a problem with Bulgaria defender Ivan Turitsov through the first half at Stade de France. 

The Actual Madrid striker tried to proceed on following the conflict however he went down within the thirty seventh minute and signalled to the sideline that he would require a sub.

Benzema seemed to be favouring his proper knee as he went all the way down to the pitch in Paris. 

Olivier Giroud was launched into the match within the forty first minute, changing Benzema. 

What was stated?

“It is a knock,” Didier Deschamps informed M6 at halftime. “He took a superb hit on the muscle above the left knee, and he felt that it was hardening so we took no danger. The medical employees is presently with him.”

Benzema’s return to France

The striker was initially exiled from the France squad following his function within the Mathieu Valbuena intercourse tape scandal.

Whereas it appeared his worldwide profession was over, Benzema continued to be prolific at membership stage and scored 23 La Liga objectives for Madrid within the lately accomplished 2020-21 season.

Benzema’s type satisfied nationwide staff boss Didier Deschamps to supply him a return to the Les Bleus setup as he was named to France’s Euro 2020 staff.

The striker made his first look for France in virtually six years final week, as he noticed a penalty saved in opposition to Wales.

France start their Euro 2020 marketing campaign subsequent Tuesday after they tackle Germany in Munich.

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