European roundup: Modric stuns Sevilla with late winner for Real Madrid

European roundup: Modric stuns Sevilla with late winner for Real Madrid

Luka Modric scored the only goal of the game as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 1-0 in La Liga. The Croatia international fired home from the edge of the penalty area in the 81st minute to maintain Real’s five-point lead over Barcelona at the summit. Sixth-placed Real Betis are now seven points behind fifth-placed Athletic Bilbao in the table after beating the 10-man Lions 3-1. Ezequiel Avila’s strike and Yuri Berchiche’s own goal sent Betis ahead before Nico Williams was sent …