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Sevilla 3-2 Real Madrid

Fernando Llorente
Real Madrid's last league defeat was in March - against Barcelona

Real Madrid suffered their first league defeat of the season at Sevilla, leaving Barcelona three points clear at the top of La Liga going into the 21 November El Clasico.

Defender Sergio Ramos put Real ahead with a brilliant overhead kick, but injured himself in the process.

Sevilla took advantage and goals from Ciro Immobile, Ever Banega and Fernando Llorente put them in control.

James Rodriguez replied late on but Sevilla prevailed.

Earlier on Sunday Barcelona swept aside Villarreal 3-0 thanks in no small way to Neymar, who scored twice - the second of which was a brilliant solo goal.

Real, who had forward Gareth Bale, 26, back from injury, had conceded just four league goals in 10 games but looked shaky at the back once Ramos was withdrawn.

Italian striker Immobile was the first to profit from poor defending when he drove in from a tight angle after a corner was not dealt with.

And in the second half the hosts - beaten by Manchester City in midweek - added two fine team goals.

First Argentine midfielder Banega prodded in a cut-back from Ukrainian Yevhen Konoplyanka before Llorente was left unmarked to head in, ensuring that substitute Rodriguez's successful low strike was no consolation to Real.

Line-ups

Sevilla

  • 1Rico
  • 25Ferreira Filho
  • 3Rami
  • 17AndreolliSubstituted forKolodziejczakat 84'minutes
  • 2Trémoulinas
  • 4Krychowiak
  • 15N'Zonzi
  • 20Machín Pérez
  • 19BanegaSubstituted forKrohn-Dehliat 78'minutes
  • 22Konoplyanka
  • 11ImmobileBooked at 37minsSubstituted forLlorenteat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Kolodziejczak
  • 7Krohn-Dehli
  • 8Iborra
  • 10Reyes
  • 23Andújar Moreno
  • 24Llorente
  • 31Soria Solís

Real Madrid

  • 13Casilla
  • 23Danilo
  • 3Pepe
  • 4RamosSubstituted forVaraneat 32'minutes
  • 6NachoBooked at 5mins
  • 19Modric
  • 14Casemiro
  • 8KroosSubstituted forRodríguez Ruizat 78'minutes
  • 22IscoSubstituted forRodríguezat 63'minutes
  • 11Bale
  • 7Cristiano Ronaldo

Substitutes

  • 2Varane
  • 10Rodríguez
  • 16Kovacic
  • 17Arbeloa
  • 18Vázquez
  • 20Rodríguez Ruiz
  • 31Yáñez
Referee:
José Luis González González
Attendance:
40,395

Match Stats

Home TeamSevillaAway TeamReal Madrid
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home14
Away28
Shots on Target
Home5
Away10
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sevilla 3, Real Madrid 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sevilla 3, Real Madrid 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Sevilla 3, Real Madrid 2. James Rodríguez (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gareth Bale.

  4. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jesé with a cross.

  5. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Casemiro (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by James Rodríguez.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luka Modric (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by James Rodríguez.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Sevilla. Timothée Kolodziejczak replaces Marco Andreolli.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Jesé (Real Madrid).

  9. Post update

    Grzegorz Krychowiak (Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. James Rodríguez (Real Madrid) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Jesé.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Gareth Bale (Real Madrid).

  12. Post update

    Michael Krohn-Dehli (Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Real Madrid. Jesé replaces Toni Kroos.

  14. Post update

    Nacho (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Grzegorz Krychowiak (Sevilla).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Sevilla. Michael Krohn-Dehli replaces Éver Banega.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Kiko Casilla.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Éver Banega (Sevilla) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  19. Post update

    Attempt saved. Yevhen Konoplyanka (Sevilla) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Benoît Trémoulinas.

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Sevilla 3, Real Madrid 1. Fernando Llorente (Sevilla) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Mariano with a cross.

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Sunday 8th November 2015

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