Karim Benzema has returned to the Real Madrid squad in time to visit Real Betis in La Liga on Saturday, after three weeks on the sidelines with a thigh strain.
Real Madrid strolled into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after Gonzalo Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored in a 4-1 win at home to CSKA Moscow that put them through 5-2 on aggregate.
Karim Benzema cemented his return to form with his second hat-trick of the month and Cristiano Ronaldo also netted three goals as Real Madrid crushed lowly Levante 8-0 in their King's Cup last-16 first leg.
Karim Benzema scored twice to lead Real Madrid to a comfortable 2-0 home win over lowly Hércules in La Liga as they rested players ahead of next week's visit of Olympique Lyon in the Champions League.
Real Madrid stayed hard on the heels of leaders Barcelona when in-form striker Karim Benzema scored to set them on their way to a 2-1 win at battling city rivals Atlético in La Liga.