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Real Madrid defeated Sevilla in the 15th round of the Spanish La Liga with the result 2-1.
In an exciting match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium, the guests took the lead in the 12th minute. Marcos Acuna took the corner, and Rafa Mir snuck the ball past Thibaut Courtois with his head from 12 meters for the lead of Sevilla. It took Real 20 minutes to equalize, and they came to it thanks to a big mistake by goalkeeper Yassine Bounou. Eder Militao shot from around 30 meters, the Seville goalkeeper reacted badly, as ball went “through his hands” and hit the post. Karim Benzema ran onto the blocked ball and scored for 1-1.
In the continuation of the match, Real Madrid dominated, as great opportunities were missed by Marco Asensio in the 46th and Vinicius Junior in the 70th minute. But, the young Brazillian superstar redeemed himself for a miss in the 87th minute with an absolute stunner. Militao found Vinicius with a long ball on the left side, when Vini outscored two players and went on to score an euro goal outside the penalty area.
At the end of the match, Sevilla could have reached an equalizer after a corner, but Thomas Delaney’s shot was miraculously saved by Thibaut Courtois.