Real Madrid defeated Chelsea 3-1 in the first quarter-final match of the Champions League.
Chelsea has now suffered a series of home games for the first time since April last year1
Benzema returned to the best of his best on Stamford Bridge
Karim Benzema surprisingly created this series of hat-tricks in the Champions League
34-year-old used a perfect combination of strength and direction to Vinicius Junior's cross to beat Edouard Mendy in the 21st minute.
Chelsea fails to reduce the deficit and the defending champion awaits the mountain in Madrid
Vinicius served as an early warning of Madrid's intentions
Benzema is the fourth player after Cristian Ronald, Lionel Messi, and Luis Adrian to record a series of hat-tricks in the top European league.