Youssef En-Nesyri scored another hat-trick against Cadiz to secure a 3-0 win on Saturday afternoon for Sevilla.
The Moroccan tapped a loose ball into the net in the 35th minute on the rebound after team mate Suso had struck the post. Moments later he headed home a free kick from Suso to double his side's advantage.
The striker showed his relentless hunger for goals to complete his treble in the second half, reacting quickly to a terrible clearance from Cadiz's Marc Baro and climbing above another defender to head home.
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En-Nesyri then had a fourth strike ruled out for a narrow offside but his haul took him to the top of La Liga's scoring charts with 12 goals, inching ahead of Atletico Madrid's Luis Suarez and Barcelona's Lionel Messi on 11 each.
Sevilla are third on 36 points from 19 games, two points ahead of Barcelona, who visit Elche on Sunday, and Villarreal.
Cadiz were left in ninth on 24 points.
"I had a problem with my eye and couldn't see but I knew I could do something at the next play and so I had to score with one eye," En-Nesyri told reporters.
"I'm very happy with the hat-trick and for how hard the rest of the team worked. We're going to keep on playing like this, scoring goals and getting lots of points. We're not going to let up."
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