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This year
Benzema hits hat-trick as Madrid smash Barca at Camp Nou to reach Copa final
The visitors spectacularly overturned a 1-0 deficit from the first leg.
Last year
Ballon d'Or winner Benzema on target as Real Madrid crush Elche
The league leaders won 3-0, and had three further strikes ruled out for offside.
Real Madrid edge Chelsea after extra-time in Champions League classic
Chelsea were winners on the night but lost a thrilling tie 5-4 on aggregate.
Benzema hat-trick leaves Chelsea on brink of elimination
The French veteran has scored 37 goals in 36 matches for Real Madrid this season.