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Real Madrid 2-1 Real Betis

Sergio Ramos grabs the winner for Real Madrid

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos once again made the difference for his side, scoring the winner against Betis in the 81st minute.
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Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league footbal match Real Madrid CF vs Real Betis at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on March 12, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN
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Sergio Ramos, fresh from scoring against Napoli in the Champions League in midweek, was once again on the scoresheet for Real Madrid tonight, as Zidane's men came back from 0-1 down to record a win that took them back to the top of LaLiga, as Barcelona slipped up against Deportivo.

Sergio Ramos buries the header and wheels away
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Sergio Ramos buries the header and wheels awayDenis DoyleGetty Images

Real Madrid level with Real Betis

Betis had opened the scoring after a Navas howler (this just after the referee didn't send the keeper off despite a foul as the last man), but Ronaldo levelled to make it 1-1 at half-time. But as the second half slipped away it looked like Zidane's men were going to be held by the visiting Andalusians, even when Piccini was sent for a second yellow.

Ramos scores equaliser against Betis

But Ramos had other ideas, and as a corner came in he lost his marker and powered into the box to plant the header beyond Adán and send the Bernabéu fans wild.

Ramos, on 69 goals overall, has now overtaken Roberto Carlos (68) on the list of all-time highest scoring Real Madrid defenders.

Reina on Ramos

As Reina said: "You can't defend against Ramos..."

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