Barely one week ahead of Real Madrid's decisive Champions League clash against Atlético de Madrid, Karim Benzema hasn't been able to train with his teammates for two consecutive days. This Friday, the French striker tried to rejoin the squad but ended up pulling out of the training session.
Problemas para el Real Madrid: Benzema se retira del entrenamiento pic.twitter.com/ns7rLTwztu— Alberto Piñero (@pineroalberto) April 17, 2015
Therefore, expect Benzema to miss Saturday's match against Málaga. Ancelotti will likely give him some rest in order to have him ready for next Wednesday's battle against Simeone's men. Chicharito played well against Eibar and the Mexican striker should be good enough to play against Málaga, although the Andalusian squad will be tougher to beat.
Carlo Ancelotti will explain how Benzema is feeling with this physical issues, but he should be listed as questionable for the time being. He's a very important player for Real Madrid and his absence could be a huge problem.