Real Madrid and Chelsea failed to decide on Tuesday night in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League (1-1). RMC Sport offers you a film of the meeting, with French people as the main actors.
Real Madrid didn’t win, but they didn’t lose either. And given the face of the meeting, it’s almost a small victory. While receiving Chelsea in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League on Tuesday night (on RMC Sport), the reigning Spanish champion has long been jostled by his London opponent. But he limited the damage (1-1). Thanks to Karim Benzema, as often.
Offensive, author of a big pressing, and very fast in the projections, at least in the first period, Chelsea could have left Madrid with a success in his pocket. Helped by an omnipresent N’Golo Kanté, the band of Thomas Tuchel opened the scoring thanks to Christian Pulisic (14th). But she failed to make the break, in part because of Timo Werner’s awkwardness. And opposite, there was Benzema …
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Benzema, a goal that matters
While Zinedine Zidane’s team had barely shown anything so far, the French striker equalized a quarter of an hour later on a small individual feat, a gem of a head control, volley catch in pivot (29th).
A goal that allows him to become the 4th best director in the history of the Champions League (71 goals), tied with Raul, and which above all allows Real to keep hope for the return match, next Wednesday . To reach the final, you will have to win, or at least score, at Stamford Bridge.