Real Madrid 4-1 Sevilla: Ronaldo and Co. two wins away from winning La Liga
Real took another step towards winning La Liga
Real Madrid is now just two wins away from winning La Liga. On Sunday at home, Los Blancos beat Sevilla 4-1 with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring the winner for. The result moves Real to 87 points in the table, same as Barcelona, with the rival ahead on head-to-head.
In a match that saw Sevilla threaten and Real hold on, the hosts jumped out to a 2-0 lead before suffering late Here's what to know.
Nacho opened the scoring just 11 minutes in with the weirdest goal you'll see all month. After a foul and with nobody ready, he just went up and bagged it. He wasn't going to be the one to take it, as it likely would have been Ronaldo or James Rodriguez, but he took matters into his own hands (feet, really):
With momentum from the first goal, Ronaldo quickly made it 2-0 with his 400th career goal for the club:
Stevan Jovetic brought Sevilla to within one, but Real hold on to secure all three points in the end with Ronaldo scoring a golazo and Toni Kroos adding a fourth. Here's Ronaldo's second goal.
What the result means
Real stays level with Barca on 87 points atop La Liga and avoids a big slip-up. Real has its makeup game with Celta Vigo on Wednesday, with a draw or win putting the team in first place ahead of the final match of the season.
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