Why Was Karim Benzema Missing From Marcelo Gallardo’s Al-Ittihad Squad?
Karim Benzema’s absence from Marcelo Gallardo’s Al-Ittihad squad has left many fans wondering why the French striker was not included. Benzema, who has been in sensational form for Real Madrid this season, was expected to be a key player for Al-Ittihad, but he was surprisingly left out of the squad.
Reasons Behind Benzema’s Absence
There are several reasons why Benzema was not included in the squad. Some reports suggest that he suffered a minor injury, while others claim that he was simply rested for the match. It is also possible that Benzema was left out due to tactical reasons, as Gallardo may have opted for a different style of play.