Ozil sinks a double as Real Madrid beat Betis 3-1
Real Madrid 3 – Real Betis 1 (La Liga, April 20, 2013) (Alternative highlights, Extended highlights) Ruben Castro had the ball in the Madrid net but his effort was correctly ruled out for a clear offside. Marcelo was forced off through injury early on and was replaced by Raphael Varane. Cristiano Ronaldo struck the post with a low drive from 25 yards. Mesut Ozil put Madrid in front on the stroke of half time, receiving a through ball from Benzema and finishing coolly. Karim Benzema doubled the Real Madrid lead from Cristiano Ronaldo’s 8th La Liga assist of the campaign. Jorge Molina gave Betis hope when he converted a 70th minute penalty. Mesut Ozil grabbed Real’s 3rd in the 90th minute.