Segunda B Group 3 outfit Alcoyano welcomed La Liga champions Real Madrid in the fourth round of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday looking to continue their six-match winning streak.
There was to be one last strike, however, and it was Benzema who scored his second of the evening to secure a 4-1 lead ahead of the second leg.
Read how it all unfolded in Sports Mole's minute-by-minute live commentary below.
Alcoyano: Alba; Alcantara, Selvas, Arkaitz, Tacon; Pereira, De Dios, Lara, Remon; Mosquera, Torres
Real Madrid: Adan; Albiol, Carvalho, Varane, Nacho; Alex, Kaka, Essien, Callejon; Benzema, Morata