SPORT: Chicharito Boots On Fire As Real Madrid Keep Up Pace With Barcelona

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Ekun Samuel, 27 April 2015, 6:17AM.

It was another night for Chicharito who is delivery in the absence of Karim Benzema. The Manchester on loan Star is proven to be an ace in the hole for Real Madrid as the 26 year old scored twice in the win against Celta de Vigo. Los Blancos came from behind to beat Celta Vigo 4-2 and James Rodriguez and Toni Kross was also on the scoring sheet for Madrid. Chicarito who gave Madrid the heroic win against Atletico Madrid 88th minutes in the Champions League to put them in the Semi-final scored to cancel Nolito 9th minute goal, before going ahead double it in the 69th minute. The goal from James Rodriguez made him the only Madrid midfielder who has scored more in a season since Guti in 2000/01(12 goals). James Rodriguez has 11 goals to his name this season. Madrid are now two points off League leaders Barcelona.
On the other game played, Sevilla defeated  Rayo Vallecano de Madrid 2-0 to extend their home run and made them the only side in the Spanish league that remains unbeaten at home this season in the top flight.