(Video) Real Madrid attacker hits Chelsea crossbar following delicious Benzema backheel

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Chelsea almost found themselves one nil down inside the opening 10-minutes of their important Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid.

The Blues, who are hosting Carlo Ancelotti’s Los Blancos at Stamford Bridge, will be breathing a huge sigh of relief after seeing their woodwork come to the rescue early in the game’s first half.

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A quick Real Madrid breakaway saw striker Karim Benzema hold the ball up before the Frenchman carved Chelsea’s defence wide open with a superb backheel.

Despite having a man over, the Spaniards were unable to take advantage after Vini Jr’s effort smashing against Edouard Mendy’s crossbar.

Pictures courtesy of BeIN Sports

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