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Real Madrid 2-1 Sevilla: Vinicius scores late winner for Carlo Ancelotti's side.

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Real Madrid 2-1 Sevilla: Vinicius scores stunning late winner to hand Carlo Ancelotti’s side the three points and extend their gap at the top of the table to their opponents to four points

  • Rafa Mir gave Sevilla the lead when he headed past Thibaut Courtois
  • Karim Benzema got an equaliser but Real Madrid could not find a winner
  • Vinicius scored a late winner to hand Carlo Ancelotti’s side the three points 


Vinicius scored a late winner as Real Madrid went four points clear at the top with a 2-1 victory over second place Sevilla. 

Rafa Mir gave his side a shock lead after 12 minutes when he was left unmarked and headed past Thibaut Courtois.

Karim Benzema got Real Madrid’s equaliser when Eder Militao’s 30 yard strike was pushed off the post and fell kindly to the French striker.

Vinicius then scored an 87th minute winner after cutting inside and hitting a stunning strike from outside the area. 

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Vinicius scored a stunning late winner from outside the box to give Madrid the victory

Sevilla celebrate after taking the lead through Rafa Mir 12 minutes into the match

Sevilla celebrate after taking the lead through Rafa Mir 12 minutes into the match

Real Madrid looked like they were going to miss their chance to extend their gap at the top

Real Madrid looked like they were going to miss their chance to extend their gap at the top

Karim Benzema bagged the equaliser in fortunate circumstances later in the first-half

Karim Benzema bagged the equaliser in fortunate circumstances later in the first-half

Vinicius reacts after missing a chance to give Real Madrid the lead at the Santiago Bernabeu

Vinicius reacts after missing a chance to give Real Madrid the lead at the Santiago Bernabeu

Vinicius cut inside and thrashed home an 87th minute winner from outside the box

Vinicius cut inside and thrashed home an 87th minute winner from outside the box

MATCH FACTS

Real Madrid (4-3-3): Courtois; Carvajal (Vazquez 90+4), Militao, Alaba, Mendy; Modric (Camavinga 46), Casemiro, Kroos; Asensio (Valverde 73), Benzema, Vinicius (Nacho 90+2)

Goals: Benzema 32, Vinicius 87 

Booked: Carvajal, Kroos, Casemiro

Sevilla (4-3-3): Bono; Montiel (El Haddadi 90+1), Kounde, Carlos, Acuna; Jordan (Rodriguez 84), Fernando, Rakitic (Delaney 71) ; Ocampos (Idrissi 90+1), Mir, Gomez (Torres 81)

Goal: Mir 12

Booked: Acuna, Montiel, Ocampos

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