By the 38th minute, Real Madrid were already leading by four goals. The embattled Benzema scored a brace in the 4th and 16th minute, then Gareth Bale added one for Los Blancos in the 35th minute, before Cristiano Ronaldo sealed the first half 4-0 victory with yeother cool finish. But it was his reaction after Benzema’s goal that raised eyebrows. Ronaldo kept on appealing for a penalty seconds after Benzema scored the beautiful goal.
Watch Ronaldo appeal for a penalty after Bezema’s goal.