Sevilla FC: Nervión carries Sevilla FC to victory

The Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán hosted the duel corresponding to the round of 16 first leg of the UEFA Europa League of Sevilla FC against Fenerbahçe SK. The team coached by Jorge Sampaoli faced the match as an authentic ending given the importance of the meeting for the continuity of the Argentine coach. A team diminished by casualties in defense and the recent win at the Metropolitano faced in the first part the spirit of more than 3000 Turkish fans. The first part reflected a Sevilla FC without a game and with many problems to get the ball out that did not achieve many scoring chances. The second part, contrary to the first, gave Sevilla fans a great football and the performance of Lamela and Joan Jordán who were vital for Sevilla FC to face the second leg with a 2-goal advantage.

No ball and no goal

Jorge Sampaoli’s team started the match determined to go for the win that brought them closer to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League. Despite Sevilla FC’s initial push against Fenerbahçe, the first clear chance came from the Ottoman team in a great individual action by Kadioglu. Jorge Jesús’s team continued with a High intensity and in the 12th minute he put Marko Dimitrovic to the test with a great cross to the far post after a loss from Nianzou on the ball. With the difficulty creating elaborate playsFenerbahçe continued to create danger for Sevilla FC with quick transitions taking advantage of the rojiblancos’ pass errors.

With many difficultiesSevilla FC stayed alive against Fenerbahçe in the first third of the match and with a great lack of Iván Rakitic he was about to get ahead on the scoreboard. The bad news did not stop arriving in a first half that was getting very long for Sevilla FC against Fenerbahçe and in the 44th minute the visiting team was very close to making the first of the game.

Remarkable level jump

As at the start of the first half, Sevilla FC came out to dominate Fenerbahçe in the UEFA Europa League in the second half. With a great cross from Bryan, Sampaoli’s team was very close to getting ahead on the scoreboard if it weren’t for a splendid save by Bayindir. With a Sevilla team dedicated to attacking and looking for a goal, Joan Jordán found the long-awaited treasure and with a shot from outside the area he put the locals ahead. The local stands were noticed and led the Sevilla team towards the attack and opposite field that did not fail with an improvement compared to the first half.

Joan Jordán celebrates his goal with euphoria in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League / Image: Sevilla FC

After some great minutes from Sevilla FC, Fenerbahçe fear returned with a shot from outside the area. the ottomans they kept believing to get good news from the meeting and with a good Valencia auction they were about to put the tables on the scoreboard. Casilda’s team continued wanting more in the game and after a great contra directed by Lamela he was about to finish off a magnificent goal. The locals activated the rock and roll mode and a magnificent shot from Ocampos was about to make it 2-0. With the team “on fire” and Joan Jordán determined to opt for MVP, the catalan leaked a great pass to Iván Rakitic who demonstrated his seniority holding out until the last moment to put him on a tray 2-0 to Erik Lamela.

The goals of Sevilla FC-Fenerbahçe

1-0. min 55: With Sevilla FC focused on attacking, Joan Jordán made the ghosts disappear with a great strike from the edge of the area.

2-0. min 84: A great filtered pass from Joan Jordán brought Sánchez-Pizjuán to his feet, who saw how Rakitic left Lamela for him to score a vital goal.

Another final for Sevilla FC

After this victory against Fenerbahçe in the UEFA Europa League, Sevilla FC will face the duel this weekend against Almería as a real ending. Those of Jorge Sampaoli are in a critical situation and the Andalusian duel is expected to be of vital importance to climb positions in LaLiga. For Sunday’s duel at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán, Casilda’s coach hopes to have loïc badé and a Crown Tecatito that could return to a call after months of low.

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