La Liga Update: Real Madrid 1-0 Sevilla

Iker Casillas defended his goal with great success.

Real Madrid defeated Sevilla 1-0 in an exciting match at Estadio Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid on Sunday December 19th. Antonio Palop aided Angel Di Maria to open the score in the 77th minute, as the Argentinean shot a beautiful curved ball. Both squads finished the game with 10 men. Ricardo Carvalho and Mouhamadou Dabo were sent off: The Portuguese was booked for a second time close to the hour mark while Dabo was ejected in the 90th minute.

German international Mesut Ozil's played a major role in the winning goal: His shot changed its course after it hit Didier Zokora, Di Maria caught the ball and sent it straight into the net. Xabi Alonso strength was missing for  Real Madrid. Lass Diarra and Sami Khedira fought endlessly against Zokora and Romaric, and the level of the aggression grew as the game went on.

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