Karim Benzema fires Real Madrid CF past PSG in preseason friendly

While Karim Benzema scored his goal with a pass from Mesut Ozil, Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo too was a lively presence on the field. Zlatan Ibrahimovic did try hard for Paris Saint-Germain although new signing Edinson Cavani was not included in the squad.

updated: July 28, 2013 09:29 IST
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Gothenburg, Sweden: Carlo Ancelotti enjoyed a slice of enjoyment against his former club as Real Madrid edged Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in a pre-season friendly played at Gothenburg on Saturday.

The Italian coach, who led PSG to their first French title since 1994 last season before controversially leaving for the Spanish capital, saw his side control the match on their way to a morale boosting win.

Former Lyon striker and French international Karim Benzema did the damage on 23 minutes after picking up a pass from German international Mesut Ozil and stroking the purest of shots past PSG 'keeper Salvatore Sirigu and into the bottom right hand corner.

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