Benzema back for Real, European football action back on 2BET2

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Updated: March 10, 2012

 

Karim Benzema has returned to the Real Madrid squad in time to visit Real Betis in La Liga on Saturday, after three weeks on the sidelines with a thigh strain. The France striker has not played since having to be substituted with an injury during Real’s 1-1 draw at CSKA Moscow in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Feb 21, but should available for next Wednesday’s return leg. With Barcelona not playing until Sunday Madrid could extend their lead a the top of the table to 13 points.

Malaga will move into 4th place if they can defeat Levante at the La Roseleda today. Both teams are enjoying a good run at the moment and a with a Champions League spot up for grabs in the closing stage of the season both teams have plenty to play for.

In Italy last night a surging Napoli warmed up for its return match with Chelsea in the Champions League by routing Cagliari 6-3 Friday for its sixth consecutive win in all competitions.

Meanwhile, Inter Milan beat Chievo Verona 2-0 with late goals from Walter Samuel and Diego Milito to end an eight-match winless streak.

Today in Serie A Palermo 11/7 welcome Roma 5/3. Both sides arrive off a loss and with only 4 points between them its tough to call.

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