• Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick at the Camp Nou to knock out Barcelona
  • In-form Frenchman ready and firing ahead of Chelsea clash

Karim Benzema sinks Barcelona – The Frenchman was at it once again last night for Real Madrid as he helped his side overturn a 1-goal first leg loss with an outstanding performance. The Frenchman scored three times after Vinícius Júnior opened the scoring at Camp Nou. This comes after the Frenchman’s hat-trick over the weekend against Valladolid. Benzema is back in top form as Real Madrid get set to host Chelsea next Wednesday.

Warning For Chelsea As Benzema Sinks Barcelona

The Frenchman has struggled a bit for fitness this season. Injury ruled him out of the World Cup, and some recurring knocks also kept him out of some important matches for Los Blancos. He now looks fully fit and rearing to help his team challenge for titles with his goals.

Real Madrid face Chelsea next week at the Bernabéu, and they will be aiming to settle the tie in Spain. The Premier League side have been poor this season, although they’ve always managed to get the necessary wins in the UCL this season, Real Madrid are still the favorites to progress to the semi-finals.

Another shot at Ballon d’or for Benzema?

Benzema’s form is also a welcomed development for Carlo Ancelotti, who is tipping the Frenchman to win another Ballon D’or. Why not, He remains one of the best players in the world – and not just attacking players.”The work he did during the international break helped him a lot, “He is in prime physical condition. With the qualities he has, he inevitably makes a difference for us.

Benzema’s 6 goal haul in two games pushes his goal tally for the season to 25 in 31 appearances and 19 since the World Cup ended, only bettered by Robert Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappé, Marcus Rashford, and Erling Haaland.

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