"Pre-season is there to help us get ready and pick up the pace", claimed the forward, who was named man of the match.
Real Madrid rounded off the Audi Cup by beating Fenerbahçe in the third place playoff, as Benzema netted three goals. The forward, who was named man of the match. stated: “It is important to have won. Pre-season is there to help us get ready and pick up the pace. We are working hard and we will get there, bit-by-bit. We always want to win games, but it is difficult. Today we won, but need to keep working hard before the first game in LaLiga”.
“These players are great and all of us want to get closer to match fitness in each game. That is the most important thing for us. We need to get to a good level to hit the ground running in LaLiga. I feel good, but I need more minutes to get to a good level, we are getting closer in every friendly and every training session”.
“The fans love when we win games, but it is tough. We still have time to get back to our best. We won today and we're happy. We are going to keep on in this dynamic. We need our fans' support, we are working hard together and we'll do what it takes to win”.
Source: Real Madrid CF