Modric came off the bench to score with a stunning shot from the edge of the penalty area near the end.

The Royal Team expanded its points difference at the top of the league to 8 points.

The home side controlled the course of the match, but was confronted by the brilliance of the Sevilla goalkeeper, who performed brilliantly, until the 38-year-old Croatian grabbed a rebound and fired an unstoppable shot into the top corner of the goal in the 81st minute.

Real Madrid raised its score to 65 points, 8 points ahead of second-placed Barcelona, ​​and 9 points ahead of third-placed Girona, which hosts Rayo Vallecano on Monday.

On the other hand, Sevilla's balance froze at 24 points in 15th place, 6 points away from the relegation zone.