MADRID - Real Madrid's Karim Benzema struck an added time winner as the visitors recovered from two goals down to beat title rivals Sevilla 3-2 in a thrilling LaLiga clash on Sunday that took Carlo Ancelotti's side a step closer to winning the title.
The victory means Real now have a 15-point lead at the top over second-placed Barcelona, who have two games in hand, and Sevilla in third with six rounds of matches remaining.
WHO ELSE BUT KING BENZEMA!!REAL MADRID PULL OFF THE COMEBACK pic.twitter.com/ifVeYMLJn4
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Benzema fired home two minutes into added time after Rodrygo and Nacho Fernández had pulled Real level to cancel out Sevilla's 2-0 halftime lead through goals from Ivan Rakitić and Érik Lamela at a packed Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium.
MADRID STORM BACK FROM 2-0 DOWN TO TIE IT! pic.twitter.com/hPgqUjCPet
Rodrygo gets Madrid back in the match! pic.twitter.com/vnRxaZqjSE
SEVILLA MAKES IT 2-0 OVER REAL MADRID pic.twitter.com/MlxzgE0KEX
RAKITIC BEAUTIFUL FREE KICK pic.twitter.com/m0DXReyHyi
(Writing by Ken Ferris; Editing by Toby Davis)