first_imgCasemiro, Luka Modric shine as Real Madrid register 2-0 win over SevillaCasemiro and Luka Modric struck late to earn a 2-0 home win over Sevilla as Santiago Solari’s stuttering side leapfrogged the Andalusians into third spot in La Liga.advertisement Reuters MadridJanuary 19, 2019UPDATED: January 19, 2019 23:40 IST Luka Modric celebrates with Real Madrid teammates (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSReal Madrid registered their second straight win after their poor start to 2019Madrid climbed to third on 36 points, three ahead of Sevilla who have failed to win in their last four league outingsBarcelona are on top of the La Liga points table with 43 pointsReal Madrid midfielders Casemiro and Luka Modric struck late to earn a 2-0 home win over Sevilla as Santiago Solari’s stuttering side leapfrogged the Andalusians into third spot in La Liga on Saturday.Brazilian Casemiro unleashed a stinging shot from outside the area which was too powerful for outstretched goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik, giving the European champions a deserved lead in the 78th minute after they dominated the second half.Teenage forward Vinicius Jr was again Madrid’s most dangerous outlet and had come close to breaking the deadlock with a scooping shot that just crept wide of the post before Casemiro finally broke the deadlock.Luuuuka, Luuuuka, [email protected] pic.twitter.com/s8ZPN4xnve Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) January 19, 2019Dani Ceballos, the match-winner in last week’s scrappy 2-1 victory at Real Betis, had also earlier hammered the bar as Madrid took the game by the scruff of the neck at a rainy and cold Santiago Bernabeu after a drab first half of few chances.YOU BEAUTY! An absolute ROCKET from @Casemiro this afternoon. Take a bow! #HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/1dHbE6IYFI Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) January 19, 2019Modric finally sealed the victory in stoppage time with a cool finish, giving Solari’s team a second straight win after their poor start to 2019.Madrid climbed to third on 36 points, three ahead of Sevilla who have failed to win in their last four league outings, while Barca, who host Leganes on Sunday, are top with 43.Also Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byJepher Nickels Tags :Follow Real Madridlast_img read more