Real Madrid beat Sevilla to go top of the La Liga table

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 22/09/2019

Real Madrid beat Sevilla 1-0 at the Sanchez Pizjuan to go top of the La Liga table on Sunday, Karim Benzema was the hero for the Los Blancos once again.

Real Madrid had much possession but they remain toothless in the attack as they failed to find the back of the net.

Sevilla played cautiously in a bid not to concede a goal, Real Madrid looked a bit sharper with the ball on their feet.

Dani Carvajal had an opportunity to put Real Madrid ahead but Vacilik was on point to make a good save from the close range.

The first half ended in 0-0 at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Julen Lopetegui was slammed with a yellow card after he protested for a booking for Real Madrid player. 

Real Madrid pushed out in the second half as they aim to get a goal and finally the goal game in the 65th as Carvajal cross to Karim Benzema found the back of the net from a powerful header.

Real Madrid struggled to contain the pace of Sevilla but the visitor did all the simple things right. Zinedine Zidane opted to substitute James Rodriguez for Federico Valverde in the 75th minute.

Lucas Vazquez was thrown in for Eden Hazard in the 90th minute of the clash. Real Madrid won the clash and go top of the La Liga table.