Full marks to Apoel for keeping Real Madrid at bay for 74 minutes. But once they were breached, they gave away two more goals in quick succession. Benzema scored twice after missing an absolute howler and Kaka added to the tally. The Brazilian provided the spark needed to break Apoel's highly organized defense by creating Benzema's first goal.
Jonathan Wilson has Apoel's story and the man behind their David vs Goliath success.