CRISTIANO RONALDO scored in either half as Real Madrid closed in on the title.
Nacho and Toni Kroos were also on target, with Stevan Jovetic netting for Sevilla.
Los Blancos took the lead thanks to some quick thinking from Nacho.
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The full-back raced to a free-kick on the edge of the area and passed it into the net before the defence or goalkeeper could organise.
And Zinedine Zidane’s day got better as Ronaldo pounced on a rebound to net his 400th goal for Madrid.
Sevilla hit back through Jovetic’s first strike for his new outfit to ensure a tense finish at the Bernabeu.
But Ronaldo popped up again in the 78th minute to unleash a lethal left-footed effort into the top corner.
And Kroos sealed victory with a composed finish that keeps Real level with Barcelona – who also won this evening – having played a game less than their rivals.