Real Betis 1-6 Real Madrid as Varane, Benzema, Marcelo and Isco on target as Madrid run riot, Real Madrid took on Real Betis away from home knowing both other title rivals won their respective games and the pressure was on Zidane’s side who were looking to break their four game winless streak. They started in best possible fashion where Varane headed home the first goal while Benzema, Marcelo and Isco scored before the break to put Real Madrid in commanding position with 4-0 lead at half time. Isco scored his second of the night Alvaro Cejudo had given homside something to celebrate.
Real Madrid kept up the pressure on city rivals Atletico at the top of La Liga with a big win at Real Betis. Isco scored twice while Cristiano Ronaldo’s fourth of the season helped Zinedine Zidane’s side to victory after a run of four successive draws. Raphael Varane headed in Real’s opener before Karim Benzema’s close-range finish and Marcelo’s looped strike put Real in control at the break. Alvaro Cejudo’s goal briefly gave Betis hope before Isco and Ronaldo struck. The win means Real are level on 18 points with league leaders Atletico, who are ahead on goal difference.
Real Betis 1 – 6 Real Madrid Spanish BBVA La Liga Match Highlights
- 04′ 0 – 1 Raphael Varane opened the scoring inside first four minutes with a glancing header to make it 1-0 for Real Madrid.
- 32′ 0 – 2 Karim Benzema doubled Real Madrid lead just after the half hour mark.
40′ 0 – 3 Marcelo who was brilliant throughout the game scored the third for Real madrid before the break.
45′ 0 – 4 Isco another played who had a good game scored his first and Real madrid fourth as homeside wrapped three points.
56′ 1 – 4 Alvaro Cejudo gave Real Betis a cansolation goal after the halftime but it was too little too late.
63′ 1 – 5 Isco was at it again as Real Madrid rounded off the win with comprehensive result.
78′ 1 – 6 Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal was his first in La Liga in four games.
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