Unreal Long-Range Goals From Modric And Camavinga Three Minutes Apart Helps Madrid To 4-1 Win
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MADRID — Real Madrid fought back to earn a 4-1 home win against Real Sociedad that extended their lead at the top of LaLiga to eight points ahead of second-placed Sevilla on Saturday.
Real dominated the game but they fell behind after 10 minutes to a penalty converted by Mikel Oyarzabal.
Teenager Eduardo Camavinga came to the rescue five minutes before halftime, rifling home the equaliser from 25 meters with an unstoppable left-footer that went in off the post.
CAMAVINGA, WHAT A STRIKE pic.twitter.com/VaOmQM3otU
Roared on at a nearly sold-out Santiago Bernabeu, Luka Modric then put the hosts ahead with another long-range shot that flew into the top corner of Alex Remiro's goal.
MODRIC WITH HIS LEFT! WHAT A RIP! pic.twitter.com/FKLMvUmNnI
Karim Benzema, who had two goals chalked off by the video assistant referee for offside, finally scored in the 76th minute with a penalty after VAR spotted a foul on Vinicius Jr.
Substitute Marco Asensio wrapped up the win with a close-range strike three minutes later.
Asensio scores with his first touch of the game pic.twitter.com/7sXQwuvPYq
(Reporting by Fernando Kallas; Editing by Ken Ferris)