Video: Karim Benzema fires Real Madrid ahead after masterful Toni Kroos play to slice through Celta Vigo

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In the 19th minute of this afternoon’s La Liga encounter between Celta Vigo and Real Madrid, Lucas Vazquez switched the play to Toni Kroos, when Zinedine Zidane’s trusted maestro crafted a chance.

Kroos showed us something pretty rare, which is saying something about a player of his calibre, as he displayed his perhaps underrated dribbling skills to skip past a Celta ace with a lovely tight turn.

The central midfielder drove forward before picking out Karim Benzema with a pass that was made to look effortless through a crowded area, the striker controlled the ball before tucking it into the net.

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Pictures from Premier Sports and Canal+ Sport.

Benzema is continuing to storm on since he returned from injury, with this marking five goals in four games since the Frenchman resumed action.

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