Benzema reaches 50 Champions League goals

Updated: 

Karim Benzema reached 50 Champions League goals in Real Madrid's match against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

The forward scored in the 28th and 53rd minutes with a close-range finish and a header to reach the half-century mark in Europe's elite club competition.

Benzema draws level with former Arsenal and Barcelona star Thierry Henry on 50 goals, putting him joint-fifth in the overall list.

Only Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Raul and Ruud van Nistelrooy have scored more goals in the competition.