Karim Benzema earned Real Madrid a share of the spoils, but Chelsea will take a precious away goal back home after a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Madrid.
The London side were good value for a first-half lead, after Christian Pulisic profited from a clever pass from Antonio Rudiger to score the opening goal.
Chelsea should have had a greater cushion given their sharpness in the opening exchanges.
But Madrid hit back when Benzema scored his sixth Champion League goal of the season after a corner.
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