Benzema ‘tells Mendy not to pass to Vinicius during CL game’

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Benzema 'tells Mendy not to pass to Vinicius during CL game'

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema apparently informed Ferland Mendy not to pass to Vinicius Junior during Tuesday’s clash with Borussia Monchengladbach.

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has been captured on tunnel video apparently informing Ferland Mendy not to pass the ball to Vinicius Junior during Tuesday’s clash with Borussia Monchengladbach

Los Blancos got in the period of the Champions League clash 1-0 behind prior to eventually combating back to declare a 2-2 draw at Borussia-Park.

In video released by Telefoot, Benzema was overheard informing Mendy at half- time: “Brother don’t play to him. On my mother’s life. He is playing against us.”

Vinicius was not straight referenced by the Frenchman, however Spanish publication Marca have actually reported that the Brazilian youngster was the player being discussed during the exchange.

Marcus Thuram sent out Gladbach 2 goals ahead in the 58th minute of the contest prior to goals from Benzema and Casemiro in the final minutes saw Zinedine Zidane‘s side declare a point.

Vinicius was changed by fit-again Eden Hazard in the 70th minute, with the 20-year-old, who has scored 3 times in 7 appearances this season, discovering it hard to make his mark.

Madrid are back in La Liga action at home to Huesca on Saturday afternoon.

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