Ivan Rakitic’s backheel chapeu & slide-pass assist v Real Madrid for Sevilla’s winner was outstanding [GIF & Vine]
- Updated: March 26, 2014
Real Madrid suffered a major blow to their title aspirations on Wednesday night when Carlo Ancelotti’s side went down 2-1 at Sevilla.
Carlos Bacca was the hero for the Andalusians with a match-winning brace, however the assist for the decisive goal of the game was out of this world.
Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic contributed one of the assists of the season as the Croatian pulled off a stunning backheel chapeu to control and beat his marker Pepe over the halfway-line.
Moreover, after breaking clear Rakitic then showed immense poise to deliver a perfectly weighted pass through to Bacca who went on to apply the killer finish.
Watch Ivan Rakitic’s backheel chapeu & slide-pass assist v Real Madrid below.