Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema’s SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi’s PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals

Real Madrid beat PSG – Karim Benzema Sensational hat-trick – An incredible second-half hat-trick from Karim Benzema has guided Real Madrid through…

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema's SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi's PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals
Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema's SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi's PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals

Real Madrid beat PSG – Karim Benzema Sensational hat-trick – An incredible second-half hat-trick from Karim Benzema has guided Real Madrid through to the QUARTERFINALS of the Champions League. Real Madrid defeated Paris Saint-Germain at the Bernabeu, with a 3-2 aggregate scoreline over the course of the round-of-16 tie. Follow InsideSport.IN for more UEFA Champions League Updates.

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Benzema secured the third Champions League hat-trick of his glittering career which included two goals in 105 seconds to pull his side back from the brink of an embarrassing exit.

PSG were in control of the game after Kylian Mbappe fired them ahead on the night, taking a 2-0 lead in the tie.

However, a horrendous mistake from Gianluigi Donnarumma handed Madrid a lifeline as Benzema pressured the keeper and then scored from a Vinicius Junior cutback.

Real Madrid beat PSG: The Frenchman then produced two brilliant finishes in two minutes to notch his hat-trick and to fire his team into the quarter-finals, stunning Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema's SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi's PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals
Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema’s SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi’s PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema’s SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi’s PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a Dramatic comeback

Karim Benzema scored a second half hat-trick to inspire a remarkable Real Madrid comeback and knock out Paris Saint-Germain on a dramatic night at the Santiago Bernabéu.

The story was all about whether Kylian Mbappé would make it pre-match after the 23-year-old picked up an injury in training on Monday but the forward was passed fit and he seemingly put the game in PSG’s control with his 39th-minute opener.

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a 'Dramatic comeback' with a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate
Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a ‘Dramatic comeback’ with a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate

Neymar’s first-time pass set Mbappé away before he paced into the box and beat Thibaut Courtois at the near post with powerful right-footed finish. The French golden boy was the story of the first three quarters of this tie but it was his international teammate who would write the final chapter.

Real Madrid beat PSG: Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate

First, the Frenchman closed down Gianluigi Donnarumma forcing the goalkeeper to clear the ball into the path of Vinícius Junior, who then played the ball back for the 34-year-old to slot home.

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a 'Dramatic comeback' with a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate
Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a ‘Dramatic comeback’ with a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate

Benzema then levelled the tie in the 76th minute with a clinical finish from eight yards out after a sublime defence-splitting pass from Luka Modrić following a driving run through midfield from the Croatian.

The home crowd had barely stopped celebrating from the equaliser when suddenly they found themselves in front for the first time.

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a 'Dramatic comeback' with a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate
Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema secures a ‘Dramatic comeback’ with a second-half hat-trick as Real Madrid knock PSG out 3-2 on Aggregate

Marquinhos, under pressure from Vinícius, directed a wayward pass across goal with Benzema reacting first to poke into the bottom corner with an instinctive first-time finish. The comeback was completed as Real and Benzema head through while PSG crash out at the last-16 stage for the first time sine 2019.

Real Madrid beat PSG: Karim Benzema’s SENSATIONAL 17 minute hat-trick STUNS Messi’s PSG, Real Madrid through to Champions League Quarterfinals

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