6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in UCL

Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain. They won dramatically with a score of 3-1 on leg The second round of the last sixteen of the European Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu, Thursday (10/3/2022) early morning WIB. The result makes Los Blancos qualified for the quarter-finals with a 3-2 aggregate.

Karim Benzema became the Real Madrid star in that match. He managed to create hat trick. Meanwhile, one PSG goal came from Kylian Mbappe in the 39th minute. Same as leg first time at the Parc des Princes, this match also produced a number of interesting nicks.

1. Karim Benzema becomes the oldest hat-trick scorer in the Champions League

6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in the Champions LeagueKarim Benzema (twitter.com/OptaJose)

Karim Benzema successfully scored three goals alias hat trick against PSG at the Santiago Bernabeu. The striker’s three goals were created in the 61st, 76th and 78th minutes. Thanks to these nicks, he currently has the status of a scorer. hat trick oldest in Champions League history.

Benzema set the record at the age of 34 years and 80 days. He passed Olivier Giroud who was 34 years and 66 days against Sevilla in December 2020.

2. Benzema starts five hundred times with Real Madrid

6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in the Champions LeagueKarim Benzema (twitter.com/Squawka)

Karim Benzema is arguably one of the greatest foreign players Real Madrid have. How not, he has overall collected 309 goals and 156 assist in 592 games. Amazingly, Benzema was able to start as many as five hundred times in all those matches.

That makes Benzema the second foreign player to be able to carve this out. He only lost to Roberto Carlos who was able to appear as a starter 524 times.

Meanwhile, in terms of goals scored, Karim Benzema is currently in the third position of the top scorer in history Los Blancos. He only lost to two names, namely Cristiano Ronaldo (450 goals) and Raul Gonzalez (323 goals).

3. Kylian Mbappe has always scored against Real Madrid in the last three matches

6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in the Champions LeagueKylian Mbappe (twitter.com/Squawka)

Despite failing to qualify for the quarter-finals, Kylian Mbappe was at least able to make some impressive records. He has now scored against Real Madrid in three consecutive Champions League matches.

Of the nine names who managed to do this, Mbappe became the youngest player. The French striker made the record at the age of 23 years 79 days.

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4. Kylian Mbappe passes Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goal score

6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in the Champions LeagueKylian Mbappe (twitter.com/Squawka)

The addition of one goal against Real Madrid also succeeded in making Kylian Mbappe carve another record. Now the player has scored a total of 157 goals for Paris Saint-Germain in all competitions. The incision made Mbappe surpass Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s goal record.

During his time for PSG, Ibrahimovic scored a total of 156 goals in various competitions. The Swedish striker has scored all the goals in just 180 games. Meanwhile, Mbappe needed 206 games to get past Ibrahimovic’s goal score.

5. The combination of Neymar Jr and Kylian Mpabbe is the best in the Champions League

6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in the Champions LeagueNeymar Jr and Kylian Mbappe (twitter.com/Squawka)

Neymar Jr and Kylian Mbappe have now combined twelve goals in the Champions League since 2017/2018. That record is at least five times more than any other duet.

On the other hand, only two figures are capable of giving twenty assist more in the Champions League since 2016/2017. They are Neymar (21 times) and Mbappe (20 times).

6. Lionel Messi’s magical disappearance against Real Madrid

6 Interesting Notes in the Second Leg of Real Madrid vs PSG in the Champions LeagueLionel Messi (twitter.com/Squawka)

In the last nine matches against Real Madrid, Lionel Messi seems to have lost his magic. The Argentine striker failed to score a goal or a goal assist of the entire match.

The defeat to Real Madrid this morning also made Messi eliminated from the last sixteen of the Champions League in 2 consecutive seasons. In 2020/2021, Messi, who is still playing for Barcelona, ​​lost to his current club, Paris Saint-Germain.

Real Madrid is the fourth club to qualify for the 2021/2022 Champions League quarter-finals after Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Manchester City. With such a promising squad, will Real Madrid be able to win their 14th Champions League title?

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