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Real Madrid, with Lunin's mega-save, snatched victory over Sevilla and strengthened their leadership in La Liga (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Feb 25, 2024

Luka Modric's beautiful goal brought “creamy” triumph in a difficult match with the Nerviones.

Real MadridUkrainian goalkeeper Andrei Lunin beat Sevilla in the central match of the 26th round of the Spanish La Liga. The match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid ended with the score 1:0.

The only goal in this confrontation was scored towards the end of the second half. In the 81st minute, the 38-year-old Croatian midfielder of Los Blancos Luka Modric reminded everyone that he is the owner of the Ballon d'Or, and from the semi-circle of the penalty area he accurately shot under the right post.

Lunin also made his contribution to this victory, coming into the starting lineup for the Royal Club and playing the full match.

In the 52nd minute, Andrey made a great save. Lucas Ocampos' cross from the left flank was finished off with a one-touch shot from close range by Isaac Romero, but the Ukrainian goalkeeper showed a fantastic reaction and saved the ball with his knee.

Review of the match “Real Madrid” – “Sevilla”

Note that for Lunin this was the 19th match this season for Real Madrid, nine of which he kept a clean sheet.

After this Real's victory (65 points) strengthened its leadership in La Liga. Carlo Ancelotti's team is 8 points ahead of Barcelona, ​​which is in second place.

Girona is third with 56 points, but played one match less – on Monday, February 26, the team of Ukrainians Artem Dovbik and Viktor Tsygankov will be hosted by Rayo Vallecano.

In turn, Sevilla (24 points) occupies 15th position.

In the next round, Real Madrid will play on March 2 at Ukrainian forward Roman Yaremchuk will meet Valencia on the road, and the Nerviones will play at home against Real Sociedad on the same day.


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