Real Madrid has won their return to Spanish La Liga after strikers Karim Benzema and Vinicius Jr. scored. Real, the league’s top team beat arch-rivals Sevilla 2-1 at home on Sunday night.
In a very competitive game, the visiting team Sevilla took the lead in the 12th minute. Rafa Mir scored on a pass from Marquez Acuna to give Sevilla the lead.
Real became aggressive after Sevilla’s goal and equalized in the 32nd minute. Captain Karim Benzema scored on a rebound to put Real Madrid back in the game. Eder Militiao’s long shot was blocked by Benzema after Sevilla goalkeeper Yassin Bono couldn’t control it. This is Benzema’s 11th goal this season. He is also the top scorer with seven assists.
Vinicius scored the decisive goal for Real in the 87th minute. He scored on a pass from Eder Militia to give Real a crucial victory. This is the ninth goal in the ongoing league of Vinicius.
Vinicius, the second-highest scoring player, was named Man of the Match. Sevilla, who scored early on, lost a good chance in the second half. With the victory, the top-ranked Real has reached 33 points from 14 games. Defeated Sevilla has 28 points.
Atletico beat Cadiz 4-1 at home on Sunday night. In the other match, Real Madrid Sociedad lost 1-0 to Espanyol. Defeated Sociedad has 29 points from 15 games. With the win, Espanyol has 20 points. In the other match, Real Betis defeated Levante 3-1.
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