Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema continued his good form in the Spanish La Liga this season after he scored in the comeback victory over Sevilla. The La Liga leaders had to do it the hard way to secure a big win in the title race.
Karim Benzema was able to maintain his lead at the top of the scoring chart as far as the top flight is concerned in Spain. He restored parity for Real Madrid against Sevilla to take his tally to 11 goals in La Liga and the Frenchman now has two more goals than the nearest challenger, club teammate Vinicius Junior. Brazilian international Vinicius Junior had eight La Liga goals before the Sevilla game, and he was not able to add to it. Viniciusscored the winning goal of the game three minutes from the endoff the assist from compatriot Eder Militao to leaveSevilla with zero point for their troubles having taken an early lead. With his goal, Vinicius was able to take his tally to nine La Liga goals.
Real Madrid recorded a significant win that took them four points clear of holders and city rivals Atletico Madrid in the La Liga title race. They started the weekend with a one-point lead over previous leaders Real Sociedad and a two-point advantage over Sevilla. In the end, Real Sociedad and Sevilla lost their respective games to give Real Madrid the chance to stretch their advantage from one point to four points.
Real Madrid were responsible for the zero point recorded by Sevilla via a 2-1 home win, while Espanyolproduced an impressive 1-0 victory over Sociedadat home.