Benzema’s brilliance contrasts with Lukaku’s misfortune as Real Madrid take control of Champions League quarter-finals

LONDON — At least Stamford Bridge got to see a top striker finally settle a big game. The inconvenient truth for Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel is that it was Karim Benzema, a 34-year-old who is somehow improving with age, who turned that Champions League quarter-final perhaps irrevocably into Real Madrid’s favor in Wednesday’s 3-1 win. … Read more