Karim Benzema Scores hat-trick in 17 minutes against PSG

Real Madrid defeated Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League. Kylian Mbappé gave PSG the lead. Then, in the second half, Karim Benzema turned things around and turned the game around with an incredible hat-trick.

Karim Benzema Scores hat-trick in 17 minutes against PSG

Real Madrid 3-1 Paris Saint Germain | Champions League, round of 16 second leg

Karim Benzema scores hat-trick in 17 minutes as Real Madrid dumps PSG out of Champions League

Real Madrid won the giant duel with Paris Saint-Germain. Real made up for the 0-1 draw in the first leg with a 3-1 home win and are in the quarter-finals.

PSG Leadership by Mbappe

Paris started the game better with a 1-0 win from the first leg. Kylian Mbappé's first dangerous shot was safely parried by Real keeper Thibaut Courtois (13th minute).

On the other side, Karim Benzema had the best chance for the home side: Gianluigi Donnarumma fended off his shot from a distance in front of 62,000 spectators (25th). Shortly before the break, the ball came through Neymar to Mbappé, who prevailed against David Alaba and shot into the left corner to take the lead (39th).

Karim Benzema with a hat-trick

After the change of sides, Real got into the game better and an open game developed. In the end, it was a mistake by Donnarumma that Los Blancos used to level. Karim Benzema ran to the goalkeeper. He played a pass directly to Vinicius Junior, who gave it to Karim Benzema and the striker was able to insert it from close range (61st).

Three minutes later, Luka Modric found Karim Benzema with a pass through Presnel Kimpembe's legs and the game was turned. But that's not all: PSG lost the ball immediately after the kick-off and Karim Benzema curled a direct shot into the net for a hat-trick (78'). Paris was no longer on the offensive and secured entry into the quarterfinals.

Benzema broke Lewandowski's record for fastest hat-trick.

Yesterday Robert Lewandowski scored the fastest hat-trick in just 23 minutes in the Champions League, today Karim Benzema broke that record by scoring a hat-trick in 17 minutes against PSG.

Messi's nightmare continues in the Champions League

The Paris star ensemble around Lionel Messi is eliminated in the round of 16 of the Champions League against Real Madrid. The press celebrates Real's Karim Benzema and speaks of a nightmare evening for Messi.

AS on hat-trick goals corer Benzema: "With a great performance and a hat-trick, the Frenchman turned a game that had been dominated by Mbappe until then."

Marca: "With you, the king of Europe. Real Madrid managed an impossible advance and rekindled the magical nights of the 1980s by knocking out a PSG side that had previously been swept aside. Mbappe put the French ahead and Benzema scored a hat-trick."

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