Karim Benzema scored a late winner as Real Madrid came from two goals down on Sunday night to beat Sevilla and close in on the La Liga title.
Sevilla scored twice in the first half through Ivan Rakitic’s free-kick and Erik Lamela’s close-range strike but the visitors pulled one back early in the second half through King of the Match winner Rodrygo before substitute Nacho drove in an equaliser late on.
Then France striker of Algerian descent Benzema continued his scoring streak as he completed the remarkable turnaround in stoppage time.
The striker’s 39th goal of the season sent Madrid 15 points clear at the top of LaLiga and on the verge of the La Liga title.
Sevilla sit third, behind Barcelona on goal difference having played two games more.
Barcelona will face Cadiz 8pm Nigerian time on Monday night.
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Izuchukwu Okosi is a Nigerian sports and entertainment journalist with two decades of experience in the media industry having begun his media journey in 2002 as an intern at Mundial Sports International (MSI) and Africa Independent Television (AIT), owners of Daar Communications Plc.
In October 2004, Okosi joined Complete Communications Limited, publishers of Complete Sports newspaper and Complete Football magazine as a reporter and later script writer for the Complete Sports studio.
He worked there for 13 years until October 2017.
Okosi also worked various times as Correspondent, Content creator and Editor at Sports Market International Magazine, Opera News, All Nigeria Soccer Media and Iconic Media Watch.
He also undertook freelance writing gigs for some local and international organizations.
Okosi is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Association of Movie Producers (AMP), Association of Voiceover Artistes of Nigeria (AVOA), Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
He has been part of cast in some Nollywood movies and radio dramas including Blood Money 2, Scores To Settle, Dead End 2, Another Campus Tale and Battle Line.
Aside mainstream media and the entertainment industry, he has interests in scouting/unearthing of talents in the sports and creative sectors, exports business and property development.