How Benzema's full go-around drove Real Madrid to a 3-1 triumph over Chelsea: Live updates

 How Benzema's full go-around drove Real Madrid to a 3-1 triumph over Chelsea: Live updates

How Benzema's full go-around drove Real Madrid to a 3-1 triumph over Chelsea: Live updates

Karim Benzema's grand full go-around - his second in as many Champions League games - gave Real Madrid a significant 3-1 triumph over Chelsea in the main leg of their quarter-last.

In a sensational, some time-worn out game at Stamford Bridge, Benzema's sheer mastery was thrillingly unequivocal. 

He gave Madrid the lead in the 21st moment with a splendidly inventive header from the edge of the area in the wake of playing a one-two-three with Vinicius Jr.

After three minutes Benzema scored another lofty header, guiding Luka Modric's prodding cross back across Edouard Mendy with barely enough twist to bring it into the corner.

Kai Havertz carried Chelsea back into the bind with his very own valiant header, overlooking Dani Carvajal's flying boot to control Reece James' get through Thibaut Courtois.

Chelsea had reestablished trust at half-time, however it was broken in the principal moment of the final part when a free pass from Edouard Mendy permitted Benzema to fold the ball into the unfilled net.

The substitute Romelu Lukaku botched a marvelous opportunity to make it 3-2 and Hakim Ziyech shot only throughout in injury-time. 

It implies that Chelsea will go to Madrid expecting to win by two objectives just to take the bind to extra-time.

Chelsea versus Real Madrid group news

Chelsea (3-4-3) Mendy; Christensen, Thiago Silva, Rudiger; James, Kante, Jorginho, Azpilicueta; Mount, Havertz, Pulisic.

Genuine Madrid (4-3-3) Courtois; Carvajal, Eder Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Modric, Casemiro, Kroos; Valverde, Benzema, Vinicius Jr.

Full time: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid

That is all there is to it! Genuine Madrid are near the precarious edge of the semi-finals after an invigorating triumph at Stamford Bridge.

Karim Benzema scored another magnificent full go-around to leave Chelsea requiring a two-objective triumph at the Bernabeu on Tuesday just to take the bind to extra-time.

Opportunity for Ziyech!

90+3 min Lukaku really does well to control the ball and lay it off to Ziyech, who whips right over the bar from 15 yards. 

That was an opportunity.

Five minutes of added time

90 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid Chelsea have five minutes to recover a hopeless night at Stamford Bridge somewhat.

Gareth Bale coming on for Real Madrid

86 min A twofold change no doubt. Bunch and Dani Ceballos supplant the eminent Karim Benzema, whose full go-around has placed Real in charge of this tie, and Fede Valverde.

Great save from Courtois!

84 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid James' wild low drive is saved by Courtois, jumping to one side.

 He pushes it out into a risky region and is feeling much better to see Nacho boot the free ball to somewhere safe.

83 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid

Genuine have somewhat of a strut on right now. Chelsea had a great spell either side of Lukaku's opportunity yet they've battled as of now or something like that. 

They frantically need a second objective here.

79 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid Havertz gets away from Camavinga right external the region however takes shots directly at Courtois. 

Genuine look agreeable right now.

78 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid

The Real Madrid fans start the olés as their group save ownership for 30 seconds or somewhere in the vicinity. 

I question they can accept how well this has gone up until this point.

Genuine Madrid replacement

74 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid Eduardo Camavinga replaces the consistently tasteful Toni Kroos in midfield.

Only over from Mount!

70 min Chelsea are beginning to gather some speed once more. A free ball breaks to Mount, 25 yards out, and he whips a beautiful first-time styler that brushes the top of the net.

Lukaku botches an extraordinary opportunity!

69 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid Azpilicueta's cross redirected to Lukaku, plain eight yards out, and he headed it only wide of the far post. 

That was a radiant chance to get Chelsea back in the tie.

Lukaku heads wide!

68 min James' cross from the right is going great wide from 10 yards by Lukaku. That was a respectable opportunity, yet he totally confused his header.

Time expiring for Chelsea

67 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid We're 3/4 of the way through an emotional game at Stamford Bridge. 

It's been a berating night for Chelsea yet a subsequent objective would allow them an extremely respectable opportunity in the second leg one week from now.

Lukaku coming on for Chelsea

64 min: Chelsea 1-3 Real Madrid Thomas Tuchel makes his subsequent twofold difference in the evening: Romelu Lukaku and Ruben Loftus-Cheek supplant Jorginho and the frustrating Christian Pulisic.

Eder Militao falling off harmed

64 min A change no doubt, with Nacho supplanting the harmed Eder Militao in protection.

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