Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid: Correa kicks Benzema's head with ball on dirty play

The latest chapter of the Madrid derby didn't provide goals or a winner, but it did provide one shocking moment.

The two met in La Liga play on Saturday, and the match finished 0-0. In the contest, Atleti's Angel Correa, with play dead, kicked the ball right at the head of Karim Benzema, who was down on the ground. It was a dirty place, and the Madrid players obviously didn't take kindly to it.

Check it out:

That was so intentional. Out of frustration, he could have kicked it anywhere. But right at Benz

He somehow escaped a yellow card as well. Shocking officiating. 


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