LIVE UPDATES: Real Madrid battle Sevilla as La Liga title race toughens

The La Liga title race is heading for a thrilling climax as Barcelona and Real Madrid continue their hot chase at the summit of the table.

In their bid to finally end their title drought, Real Madrid are all set to host Sevilla just four days after an extremely intense match against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-final.

Los Blancos managed to take care of business against their neighbours and yet they struggled a lot early in the game.

With that behind them now, Real Madrid have their eyes on vital three points necessary for their title ambitions to stay on track.

Going into Sunday’s game Barcelona and Real Madrid are tied on points but Los Blancos have a game at hand.

Barcelona play away to Las Palmas at same time as Real Madrid.

Stay with us for live updates from Santiago Bernabeau from 7 p.m.


7.05pm: Match kicks off. Real Madrid start with Ronaldo in the team.

7.11pm: We have the first goal inside 10 mins Goal! Nacho (Real Madrid) breaks the deadlock from a free kick with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner

Sevilla players complain they were not ready before Nacho scored the free kick.

7.17pm: Two quick free kicks for Real Madrid James Rodriguez
and alvaro Morata bought down.

7.20pm: The match between Las Palmas and Barcelona is currently 0-0 and ongoing.

7.20pm: Another chance for Real Madrid but Attempt missed by Marco Asensio, his left footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

7.23pm: Ronaldo scores, Real lead 2-0.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal is his 400th for Real Madrid.

7.27pm: Neymar scores for Barcelona against Las Palmas. 1-0.

7.29pm: Free kick for Sevilla near the Real Madrid box

7.31pm: Barcelona now 2-0 up Neymar and Suarez the scorers

Chance!!! Stevan Jovetic (Sevilla) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Vitolo

Real Madrid expectedly dominating possesion as they seek to extend their lead.

Navas with a point blank save for Real Madrid as Sevilla push to reduce the tally.

Its 40mins on the clock now..GOALS by Nacho and Ronaldo still the difference as we get closer to half time

7.47pm: Half time… Real Madrid 2-0 Sevilla Las Palmas 0-2 Barcelona… Hot chase for the La Liga title


8.05pm: Nice start as Real Madrid win a free kick through Ronaldo.

8.07pm: Sevilla pull one back…Jovetic (Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Vitolo. Game on!!!

Barcelona have their two goals advantage intact in the other game

Sevilla pressing for an equaliser but Stevan Jovetic is caught offside.

8.14 pm: Álvaro Morata (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a rash challenge.

8.16 pm: Sevilla pressing hard for an equaliser as Sergio Ramos conceeds a corner kick.

8.17 pm: Zidane makes Substitution, Real Madrid. Lucas Vázquez replaces James Rodríguez

8.22 pm: From the other Center.. Las Palmas pull one back so it’s 2-1 nowin both games

8.25 pm: Hard working Walter Montoya (Sevilla) wins a free kick on the right wing

8.27 pm: In the other game; Neymar has restored Barcelona two goal cushion. .Real Madrid need to do same

8.29 pm: Attempt by Sergio Ramos off the mark

8.31 pm: Neymar completes hat trick for Barcelona now 4-1 against las Palmas

8.38 pm: Ronaldo scores what could be the winning goal with barley 10 mins left

8.43 pm: 4-1 Another goal…
Real Madrid 4, Sevilla 1. Toni Kroos (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nacho.

8.50 pm: Final score Real Madrid 4-1… Ronaldo with two goals while Nacho and Toni Kroos added one goal each


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