Chelsea vs Real Madrid: Every record Karim Benzema created against Chelsea

Chelsea vs Real Madrid, the first leg match will now be remembered for the heroics of Karim Benzema as the hat-trick hero of the night.

Avignyan Mukhopadhyay
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Chelsea vs Real Madrid was a match of fernatic pace and counters. A typical UEFA Champions League match with high intensity where two big teams fight it out. Yet Karim Benzema once again was the player that out shown everyone with another hat-trick to his illustrious UEFA Champions League career against Chelsea.

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Karim Benzema added more UCL records to his name after last night's performance. He is already the 4 highest goalscorer in the tournament history with 82.

Lets take a look at these wonderful accolades achieved by Benzema after yesterday's spectacular performance:

  1. First player to score a hattrick against Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League.
  2. 2nd ever player to score multiple hat-tricks in UEFA Champions League knockout stage.
  3. 4th most number of hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League with 4 hat-tricks.
  4. 4th player to score consecutive hat-tricks in the UEFA Champions League.
  5. 4th player to score more than 80 goals in the UEFA Champions League history.

Iconic goalkeeper Iker Casillas, a former team-mate of the Benzema tweeted:

"K9 is Spiderman. K9 is Wolverine. K9 is that building doorman. K9 is your best friend. K9 is your grandmother. K9 is the president of the United States. K9 is the instructor you do your parachute jump with. K9 is your guardian angel. K9 is God!"

Chelsea vs Real Madrid Match was another classic example with Karim Benzema is one of the best strikers of this era and he has been underrated by the fans due to enormous power of two out of this world players, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. With four UEFA Champions League medals to his name, the UEFA Champions League will always be special for the Karim "Big Benz" Benzema.

Chelsea vs Real Madrid, second leg takes place at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, April 12.

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