Real Madrid came back from two goals down to defeat Liverpool 5-2 at Anfield on Tuesday in a historic Champions League performance.
Los Blancos looked to be in big trouble in the early stages of the last-16 game, as Darwin Nunez and Mohamed Salah gave the Reds an electric start with two quickfire goals.
But a brilliant effort from Vinicius Junior set in motion a dominant turnaround for Real Madrid.
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Daily Report takes a look at all the records Real Madrid broke in Tuesday’s eventual 5-2 victory…
First visiting European team to score five at Anfield
It was also the second time this campaign that the Reds conceded at least four times in the Champions League after doing so against Napoli on September 7.
Benzema first to score six in European career vs Reds
With his brace at Anfield on Tuesday night, Benzema has now scored more goals against Liverpool in European Cup and Champions League history than any other player (6). He entered play level with Didier Drogba for the record.
Vinicius Junior youngest since Cruyff to score twice as Anfield visitor in Europe
At 22 years old, he became the youngest player since Johan Cruyff to score at least twice as a visitor in a European match at Anfield.
Benzema equals Messi for consecutive UCLs scored in
He has now netted in 18 consecutive Champions League campaigns.
That’s level with Lionel Messi for the all-time record.
Real Madrid first to turn two-goal deficit into three-goal UCL win
Carlo Ancelotti’s men, revered for their ability to stage dramatic comebacks, became the first team to win a Champions League match by three goals after trailing by at least two. The record applies to both home and away fixtures.
Vinicius Junior second-youngest Madrid player to score in three straight UCL games
He added two goals on Tuesday after also scoring against Celtic and RB Leipzig, with his streak of three Champions League games in a row the best in Real Madrid history after Raul.
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