the Frenchman Karim Benzema came on Saturday evening on the board in the Primera Division for the sixth time in the season.
the Scoring was important for Real Madrid, for it was the only one in a something begivenhedsfattig 1-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano.
With the victory is Real Madrid two points behind Barcelona and Atlético Madrid. The latter won Saturday, 3-2 over Valladolid, while Barcelona play Sunday.
Real Madrid lined up without its welsh star, Gareth Bale. Bale injured his ankle in the embarrassing 0-3 home defeat to CSKA Moscow earlier in the week and was not ready for battle.
It was Karim Benzema in return, and he was on the spot after 13 minutes. With a cunning sticking sent by Lucas Vázquez offensivkollegaen in depth.
Benzema signed for the paper to knock it in for 1-0.
the Goal seemed to shake the guests. On the contrary, replied Rayo again with more good attack that could have resulted in scores.
the Closest to come Emiliano Velazquez, who jumped in front of Sergio Ramos on a corner kick and headede close by the far opstander.
the Hosts were not without chances. Toni Kroos could have doubled Real Madrid's lead after 35 minutes, but the ball took the post.
in Front 1-0 led Real Madrid after closing the purge in the second half. Ramos pandede the ball in the net, but the referee whistled for offside, which video system WAS (Video Assistant Referee) confirmed.
Rayo were close to equalizing in injury time, but Benzemas scoring remained the only.
Real Madrid can now focus on the WORLD cup, to be held in The United Arab Emirates.
Real Madrid occurs in the semifinals and meetings on Wednesday, Kashima Antlers from Japan.
A second Madrid-the club was in action earlier on Saturday as Atlético Madrid defeated Valladolid 3-2 at stamford bridge.
Atlético came on schedule at 2-0, before Valladolid gave Diego Simeones troops a fright to equalize to 2-2 midway in the second half.
A scoring of Antoine Griezmann after a time klumpspil in the field kept favoritsejren. It was the frenchman's second in the fight.
Luka Modric was hailed for the Ballon d'or before the match. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
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