Karim Benzema equals Raul’s goalscoring record for Real Madrid

Karim Benzema equaled Raul as Real Madrid’s second-highest goalscorer with his 323rd goal in a 6-0 thumping of Levante on Thursday.

The France striker headed in Real’s second goal against Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu to achieve the milestone. With 451, Cristiano Ronaldo remains the all-time leading goal scorer for Real Madrid.

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Benzema has 44 goals in 44 games this season, as Carlo Ancelotti’s team has won La Liga and advanced to the Champions League final, where they will face Liverpool on May 28 in Paris.

Madrid took the lead via Ferland Mendy before Benzema’s goal. Rodrygo scored another, and Vinicius Junior scored a hat-trick in a thumping that sent Levante to relegation.

Real Sociedad clinched European participation for next season with a 3-0 win against Cadiz, while Villarreal thrashed Rayo Vallecano 5-1.