Despite being 4 points behind Atletico with two more games over their local rival, Benzema believes the Los Blancos are strong title contenders as he reached 10 league goals for 2020/21 with a brace in their 4-1 win away at Alaves.
“It is a very good game for us and it will boost our confidence.,”
the French forward told a post-match interview with Marca.
“We have to continue working as we have done, it is what we have to do after a difficult week.
“We are on the right track after a hard week and we have to look at ourselves as there is still of lot of football to be played in the league.”
side will play against Huesca, Getafe, Valencia, Real Valladolid, and Real Sociedad in February as being eliminated from Copa del Ray might prove to be an advantage for the Los Blancos in the title race.