In the second half, he sent a powerful long-range effort over the bar before heading against the woodwork from a corner and finally hitting the back of the net from close in with a strike that takes him above Gary Lineker as the British player with the most goals (43) in La Liga.
It was an eventful evening all in all. Keylor Navas denied Kevin Gameiro from the penalty spot and also made a stunning save late in the game, Cristiano Ronaldo blasted a spot kick over the crossbar and Madrid should have FIFA Coins Buy had another earlier on, while Sevilla saw a goal wrongly ruled out for offside. The Portuguese forward also scored for the home side, as did substitute Jese.
It was an improved showing after last weekend's disappointing display at Las Palmas, when Madrid claimed a last-gasp win in a poor performance, particularly in the second half. "Playing like that, we won't go anywhere, " Zidane told the press after that match.
But with Benzema back from injury and Bale fully fit and firing, the Frenchman was happier after this match. "I don't know if it was the best game since I have been here, " he said. "But it was one of the best. "