Karim Benzema Inspires Real Madrid to Uefa Super Cup victory after 2-0 win over Germany club Eintracht Frankfurt in Helsinki (Match Highlights)
|Karim Benzema and his Real Madrid teammates lifts the UEFA super cup. (Photo credit: @ChampionsLeague via twitter)|
Karim Benzema continued his Ballon d'Or pursuit with his 324th goal for European champions Real Madrid as they beat Eintracht Frankfurt to lift the Uefa Super Cup in Helsinki.
Carlo Ancelotti's side, who beat Liverpool to win the Champions League in May, took the lead when David Alaba tapped into an empty net, with Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp stranded following Casemiro's header back across goal.
Benzema doubled the Spanish giants' lead after the break with a first-time finish from Vinicius Jr's cross to move second on Real's all-time goalscoring list, overtaking Raul and behind only Cristiano Ronaldo who has 450 goals.
Frankfurt, making their Super Cup debut, had moments of their own - the best when Daichi Kamada was sent through early on, but the Europa League winners looked second best once Real hit their stride.
Watch the full match highlights below