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Modric’s Late Magic Seals Real Madrid Victory

Real Madrid sure had to sweat it out on Sunday night, waiting until the 81st minute to snatch a victory from Sevilla’s grasp at the Bernabeu. Luka Modric, as usual, was the hero, finding the net to grab a win that seemed slippery for a while.

Modric coming off the bench and slamming in a stunning goal to put Real Madrid eight points clear at the top of La Liga. That’s what unfolded at the Santiago Bernabeu, a game that saw Madrid push hard but also get a bit of help from their goalie, Andriy Lunin, who pulled off a great save to deny Isaac Romero.

The drama kicked up a notch when the ref, after nixing a Lucas Vazquez goal for a foul, had to leave the field injured, throwing the fourth official into the spotlight. But Madrid kept their cool, and Modric, seizing a sloppy clearance, hammered home a beauty from 20 yards out.

Sevilla tried to hit back, but Madrid stood their ground, reinforcing their lead in the league. And while the spotlight often shines on the newer stars, it was veteran Modric who came through, proving age is just a number with a record-setting goal.

🏆 Match Highlights: Real Madrid Clinches Narrow Win

It wasn’t a walk in the park, and without Jude Bellingham, Madrid had to dig deep. But they did just that, with Modric stepping into the limelight at a crucial moment, showing that the old guard still has its magic.

Player of the Match: Luka Modric (Real Madrid)

Sure, Lunin deserves a shout-out for his heroics between the sticks, but Modric was the man of the hour. With his game-winning strike, he not only lifted Madrid but also etched his name in the record books as one of the oldest players to score a stunner from distance in La Liga.