1-2: Victory in Sofia and sole leaders
Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, who has now scored in seven consecutive matches, and Benzema seal the win against a determined Ludogorets.
"It was a good match, although we had a hard time when we conceded the goal at the start."
“We knew it would be difficult, but we have taken another step forward in the competition," explained Casillas.
The academy graduate hits the figure in his seventh season with the Whites.
See how the Whites' arrival in the Bulgarian capital went.
“There are never any easy games for this club,” said Chicharito.
Wednesday's encounter in Bulgaria saw the goalkeeper play his 142nd match in Europe's top club competition.
Cedrés and Lazo, who hit a brace, got the goals in Real Madrid's win over Ludogorets.
Carroll (17 points) and Sergio Rodríguez (12 points and a PIR of 21) led the Whites to victory in the last game before the start of the Liga Endesa.