Benzema scored two of his goals from close-range finishes after receiving cutbacks from Brazilian wingers Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo. He scored his third goal from a penalty after Lucas Vazquez was fouled by Largie Ramazani.
Real Madrid's win in the match brought them closer to the league leaders, Barcelona. They are now only eight points behind them in second place. The victory also comes as a boost to the team's morale before their upcoming Champions League semi-final against Manchester City on May 9th.