Real Madrid Claims 2-0 Victory Over Chelsea in UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal First Leg

Real Madrid secured a 2-0 first-leg lead in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final match against Chelsea on April 12, 2023. Goals from Karim Benzema and Marco Asensio gave the Spanish team a comfortable advantage heading into the second leg[1].

Held at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, the match saw Real Madrid get off to a flying start[4]. Karim Benzema, the star striker for Real Madrid, opened the scoring by tapping home from close range, earning praise from fans and commentators alike[5]. Marco Asensio added a second goal, solidifying Real Madrid’s lead[6].

Real Madrid is the current holder of the UEFA Champions League title and has an impressive record in quarterfinal matches, with only one defeat in their last 17 home games[7]. This victory puts them in a strong position to advance to the semifinals, as they look to continue their European success.

The second leg of the quarterfinal will be held at Chelsea’s home ground, Stamford Bridge, where the English team will need to overcome the 2-0 deficit if they hope to progress in the competition.

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