La Liga 2022-23 MD 17 Highlights

Both Real Madrid and Barcelona grabbed important wins during La Liga 2022-23 latest battles.

La Liga 2022-23 MD 17 Highlights – The title race goes on with Barcelona holding firm to their lead thanks to Pedri’s only goal against Getafe while Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos brought Real Madrid‘s comfortable win on Bilbao’s ground.


La Liga 2022-23 MD 17 – Bilbao 0-2 Real Madrid

Brilliance from Benzema and composure from Toni Kroos gave the capital club all three points on the road.

Benzema scored brilliant goal agains Bilbao
La Liga 2022-23 MD 17 Highlights – Benzema scored brilliant goal agains Bilbao

Confirmed! Benzema is brilliant! Or you already knew that!.

The French veteran scored a sensational volley to beat Unai Simon in the 24th minute at San Mames Stadium, then Kroos swept home a finish in th 90th minute to wrap up three points for Carlo Ancelotti’s men.

They were no with no short of chances during first half, but Real Madrid needed Benzema to eventually converted one of those in the 24th minute.

2022 Ballon d’Or winner produced a volley after Marco Asensio’s header put Benzema in the right spot. It is an important milestone as this is his 228th for Madrid in the competition, putting him ahead of Di Stefano (227) in goals scored for Los Blancos.

That draws him level with Raul for joint-second on the club’s all-time LaLiga scorer chart, trailing only former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, who leads with 311.

Ernesto Valverde’s men pressed to find an equalizer but did not succeed, as it all ended with Kroos ending all hopes for the home team when the German picked off a Rodrygo ball and cooly fired home from outside the box.

La Liga 2022-23 MD 17 Highlights – Barcelona 1-0 Getafe

Pedri scored the only goal of the game as LaLiga leaders Barcelona maintained their unbeaten top-flight streak at home with a 1-0.

Pedri scored in Barcelona win against Getafe
Pedri scored in Barcelona win against Getafe

The midfielder’s first-half strike ensure the Catalan side three points clear of rival Real Madrid, who pulled a fine performance pass Bilbao in also MD 17 of La Liga 2022-23.

Getafe was not a weaker side at any points with Quique Sanchez Flores’ men forced Marc-Andre ter Stegen into action with decisive saves.

Barca found a breakthrough after 35 minutes as Raphinha found space before cutting across goal for Pedri to tuck home. This is Pedri’s first time ever scoring in back-to-back games in all competitions for Blaugranas.

But then, Pedri’s poor pass almost handed Getafe an equaliser but Ter Stegen produced a crucial save against Mayoral to keep Barca ahead at the interval.

Chances did come for Ousmane Dembele and Franck Kessie, but a goal was more than enough for Barca to mantain their advantage in the title race.

Xavi’s hosts continued to dominate proceedings in the second half as Getafe defended with resilience, though Ousmane Dembele went close after whistling a strike just wide.

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