Watch: VAR overturns Real Madrid penalty and gives Sevilla one instead

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Real Madrid and Sevilla drew 2-2 in a game that was crucial to the La Liga title race – but that only tells half of the story. 

Real entered the game knowing that a win would leapfrog them ahead of leaders Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, who drew 0-0 yesterday.

But Sevilla needed a victory to keep their own title hopes alive and entered the last 20 minutes with the score level at 1-1.

They appealed for a penalty after the ball hit Eder Militao on the arm but referee Martinez Munuera waved play forward. 

Real broke away and were awarded their own spot-kick when Karim Benzema was felled by Sevilla goalkeeper Bono.

But VAR intervened and, after Munuera consulted the technology, he overturned his decision, bought the play back and awarded Sevilla a penalty instead!

Ivan Rakitic converted from 12 yards and Sevilla looked set for a crucial victory before Eden Hazard inadvertently scored a last-minute equaliser.


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