Real Madrid suffered their second La Liga loss of the week and lost ground in the title race with a 2-1 defeat at fifth-placed Sevilla.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring with a deflected free kick for Real, who were beaten by Barcelona on Sunday.

Madrid missed a host of chances, which included Ronaldo hitting the post before the break.

Real Madrid's remaining games

  • 29 March v Rayo Vallecano (h)
  • 5 April v Real Sociedad (a)
  • 12 April v Almeria (h)
  • 27 April v Osasuna (h)
  • 4 May v Valencia (h)
  • 7 May v Real Valladolid (a)
  • 11 May v Celta de Vigo (h)
  • 18 May v Espanyol (h)

Carlos Bacca equalised and superb play from Ivan Rakitic created Bacca's second.

The visitors still had their chances to take at least a point, with Ronaldo and Gareth Bale spurning chances.

The defeat, coupled with wins for Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, means Carlo Ancelotti's side have dropped to third in La Liga.

They are three points behind leaders Atletico, who defeated Granada 1-0, and two below Barcelona, who beat Celta Vigo 3-0, with eight games to play.

It is the first time Real have lost two successive league matches since May 2009.

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti:

"In one sense the defeat could be deserved because we didn't prepare well for the counter-attack which Sevilla had and they scored two goals.

"We conceded two goals in the same way on the counter-attack when we needed more balance.

"We need to concentrate on our own games, it is true we have lost two games in a row and that is not good at this point in the season.

"We need to believe that we can win it still. We are three points behind Atletico and two behind Barcelona, everything is still possible."

Lineup, Bookings (6) & Substitutions (5)

Sevilla

  • 13 Beto Booked
  • 23 Andújar Moreno
  • 14 Moreno
  • 22 Mbia
  • 21 Pareja
  • 02 Fazio
  • 19 Reyes (Navarro Corbacho - 76' )
  • 12 Iborra Booked
  • 09 Bacca (Gameiro - 83' )
  • 11 Rakitic
  • 07 Marin Booked (Machín Pérez - 71' )

Substitutes

  • 01 Varas Herrera
  • 03 Navarro Corbacho
  • 15 Trochowski
  • 17 Samperio Bustara
  • 18 Gameiro
  • 20 Machín Pérez
  • 24 Mendonca dos Santos

Real Madrid

  • 25 López
  • 15 Carvajal
  • 12 Marcelo
  • 14 Alonso Booked
  • 03 Pepe
  • 02 Varane Booked
  • 24 Illarramendi (Isco - 67' )
  • 19 Modric (Morata - 90' )
  • 09 Benzema
  • 11 Bale Booked
  • 07 Ronaldo

Substitutes

  • 01 Casillas
  • 05 Fábio Coentrão
  • 16 Casemiro
  • 18 Nacho
  • 21 Morata
  • 23 Isco
  • 27 Vázquez Iglesias
Ref: José Luis González González
Att: 38,100

Match Stats

Shots

12 26

On target

3 8

Corners

2 9

Fouls

13 13

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, FC Sevilla 2, Real Madrid 1.

90:00 +3:59 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, FC Sevilla 2, Real Madrid 1.

90:00 +2:53

Attempt blocked. Marcelo (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Carvajal.

90:00 +2:40

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Federico Fazio.

90:00 +2:12 Booking

Booking Nicolás Pareja (FC Sevilla) is shown the yellow card.

90:00 +1:51

Attempt missed. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Isco.

90:00 +0:22

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

89:57 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Real Madrid. Álvaro Morata replaces Luka Modric.

89:27

Hand ball by Fernando Navarro (FC Sevilla).

88:41

Attempt saved. Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Stéphane Mbia.

88:04

Foul by Gareth Bale (Real Madrid).

88:04

Stéphane Mbia (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

86:57 Booking

Booking Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

86:52

Foul by Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid).

86:52

Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

86:02

Attempt missed. Marcelo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.

83:51

Attempt missed. Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Karim Benzema.

82:36 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, FC Sevilla. Kevin Gameiro replaces Carlos Bacca.

80:56

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Xabi Alonso.

79:29

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

78:10

Delay in match Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) because of an injury.

77:55 Booking

Booking Raphael Varane (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card.

77:48

Attempt missed. Stéphane Mbia (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Ivan Rakitic.

76:58

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Isco following a corner.

76:42

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Stéphane Mbia.

76:03

Luka Modric (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

76:03

Dangerous play by Vitolo (FC Sevilla).

75:21 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, FC Sevilla. Fernando Navarro replaces Reyes.

73:40

Offside, Real Madrid. Pepe tries a through ball, but Isco is caught offside.

73:39

Attempt blocked. Luka Modric (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Carvajal.

73:15

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Beto.

73:14

Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marcelo.

71:54 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! FC Sevilla 2, Real Madrid 1. Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ivan Rakitic with a through ball.

71:28

Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Isco with a cross.

70:54 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, FC Sevilla. Vitolo replaces Marko Marin.

68:05

Attempt missed. Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

66:36 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Real Madrid. Isco replaces Asier Illarramendi.

63:03

Offside, Real Madrid. Xabi Alonso tries a through ball, but Marcelo is caught offside.

62:25

Attempt blocked. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Gareth Bale.

61:56

Luka Modric (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

61:56

Foul by Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla).

60:28 Booking

Booking Marko Marin (FC Sevilla) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

60:22

Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

60:22

Marko Marin (FC Sevilla).

59:01

Attempt missed. Stéphane Mbia (FC Sevilla) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Ivan Rakitic with a cross following a corner.

58:37

Corner, FC Sevilla. Conceded by Luka Modric.

57:45

Corner, FC Sevilla. Conceded by Asier Illarramendi.

57:43

Attempt missed. Coke (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ivan Rakitic.

57:27

Attempt blocked. Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Stéphane Mbia.

56:40

Foul by Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid).

56:40

Stéphane Mbia (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

54:15

Foul by Luka Modric (Real Madrid).

54:15

Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

52:00

Foul by Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid).

52:00

Marko Marin (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

50:11

Luka Modric (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

50:11

Foul by Coke (FC Sevilla).

49:14

Foul by Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid).

49:14

Stéphane Mbia (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

48:34

Foul by Marcelo (Real Madrid).

48:34

Coke (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46:50

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Stéphane Mbia.

46:11

Attempt missed. Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Marko Marin.

45:00

Second Half begins FC Sevilla 1, Real Madrid 1.

45:00 +0:15 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, FC Sevilla 1, Real Madrid 1.

45:00

Pepe (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45:00

Foul by Reyes (FC Sevilla).

43:22

Offside, Real Madrid. Karim Benzema tries a through ball, but Cristiano Ronaldo is caught offside.

42:39

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box. Assisted by Asier Illarramendi with a through ball.

42:15

Attempt saved. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Karim Benzema with a through ball.

40:59

Offside, FC Sevilla. Ivan Rakitic tries a through ball, but Federico Fazio is caught offside.

40:25

Foul by Raphael Varane (Real Madrid).

40:25

Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

38:15

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Beto.

38:14

Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

36:08

Luka Modric (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

36:08

Foul by Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla).

34:46

Attempt missed. Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

34:44

Attempt blocked. Vicente Iborra (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Coke.

34:02

Foul by Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid).

34:02

Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

33:34

Offside, Real Madrid. Asier Illarramendi tries a through ball, but Cristiano Ronaldo is caught offside.

33:07

Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

33:07

Foul by Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla).

30:57

Attempt missed. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

29:22

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Reyes.

28:14

Attempt missed. Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.

24:17

Attempt missed. Reyes (FC Sevilla) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Carlos Bacca.

22:43 Booking

Booking Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

22:34

Foul by Gareth Bale (Real Madrid).

22:34

Federico Fazio (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

22:30

Attempt missed. Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a set piece situation.

21:51

Pepe (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

21:51

Foul by Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla).

21:31

Attempt saved. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

20:45 Booking

Booking Vicente Iborra (FC Sevilla) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

20:39

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

20:39

Foul by Vicente Iborra (FC Sevilla).

19:45

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Asier Illarramendi.

18:04 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! FC Sevilla 1, Real Madrid 1. Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Reyes with a through ball.

16:52

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the left wing.

16:52

Foul by Vicente Iborra (FC Sevilla).

15:45

Attempt missed. Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) right footed shot from long range on the left is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Reyes.

14:45

Foul by Karim Benzema (Real Madrid).

14:45

Federico Fazio (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

13:39 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! FC Sevilla 0, Real Madrid 1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

12:28

Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

12:28

Foul by Coke (FC Sevilla).

11:20

Attempt missed. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Daniel Carvajal with a cross following a corner.

10:49

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Beto.

10:47

Attempt saved. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Daniel Carvajal.

9:02

Foul by Daniel Carvajal (Real Madrid).

9:02

Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

7:11

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Stéphane Mbia.

7:09

Attempt blocked. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

6:14

Corner, Real Madrid. Conceded by Beto.

6:13

Attempt saved. Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Luka Modric.

2:33

Attempt missed. Gareth Bale (Real Madrid) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Xabi Alonso.

1:20

Foul by Carlos Bacca (FC Sevilla).

1:20

Pepe (Real Madrid) wins a free kick on the right wing.

0:17

Ivan Rakitic (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

0:17

Foul by Asier Illarramendi (Real Madrid).

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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