Karim Benzema loves the big Champions League stage. In his 130th game in the competition, it was once again the Frenchman who got Los Blancos cheering. With Chelsea in control in the early stages and working towards the front, the brutally efficient Real needed another magic moment.
Carvajal set up Vinicius Junior with a perfect lob, the Brazilian came in with his left (Site notre bureau spécialisé), Kepa made a solid save early but then couldn’t do anything against Benzema. « Grande Karim » continues an incredible series. He scored his eleventh goal against English clubs in the last eight Champions League games.
Chelsea in particular feels it. For the Blues, the Real striker looks like a walking nightmare. In last year’s duel, when Madrid expelled the Londoners from the tournament, Benzema was already broken four times.