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Sevilla close in on Champions League return

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Madrid (AFP) – Wissam Ben Yedder struck a 79th-minute winner as Sevilla defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 2-1 on Thursday to move eight points clear in La Liga’s fourth and final Champions League spot.

Joaquin Correa rounded off a superb run with a tidy top-corner finish to give Sevilla the lead shortly after half-time at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Sevilla close in on Champions League return

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Madrid (AFP) – Wissam Ben Yedder struck a 79th-minute winner as Sevilla defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 2-1 on Thursday to move eight points clear in La Liga’s fourth and final Champions League spot.

Joaquin Correa rounded off a superb run with a tidy top-corner finish to give Sevilla the lead shortly after half-time at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Barca visit hands Sampaoli last chance to impress

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Madrid (AFP) – Jorge Sampaoli has a final shot to further his case to land his dream job at the end of the season when his slumping Sevilla side travel to Barcelona on Wednesday.

Sampaoli looked to be at the head of the queue when Barca boss Luis Enrique announced he would step down at the end of the campaign little over a month ago.

Barca visit hands Sampaoli last chance to impress

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Madrid (AFP) – Jorge Sampaoli has a final shot to further his case to land his dream job at the end of the season when his slumping Sevilla side travel to Barcelona on Wednesday.

Sampaoli looked to be at the head of the queue when Barca boss Luis Enrique announced he would step down at the end of the campaign little over a month ago.

Sevilla slide continues in Sporting stalemate

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Madrid (AFP) – An unsettling week for Sevilla ended with another disappointing result as they were held 0-0 at home by Sporting Gijon, leaving them fourth in La Liga on Sunday.

In the wake of Sporting director Monchi’s decision to leave the club after 17 years, Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli cast doubt on his future before kick-off with Argentina reportedly interested in hiring him to salvage their floundering World Cup qualifying campaign.

Sevilla slide continues in Sporting stalemate

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Madrid (AFP) – An unsettling week for Sevilla ended with another disappointing result as they were held 0-0 at home by Sporting Gijon, leaving them fourth in La Liga on Sunday.

In the wake of Sporting director Monchi’s decision to leave the club after 17 years, Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli cast doubt on his future before kick-off with Argentina reportedly interested in hiring him to salvage their floundering World Cup qualifying campaign.

Monchi leaves Sevilla amid Roma reports

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Madrid (AFP) – Sevilla said Thursday that highly respected sporting director Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo, better known as “Monchi”, was leaving the club after guiding it through its most successful era.

Spanish media reports say Monchi, who has admirers across Europe, will go to Roma in Italy in a similar role.

Monchi leaves Sevilla amid Roma reports

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Madrid (AFP) – Sevilla said Thursday that highly respected sporting director Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo, better known as “Monchi”, was leaving the club after guiding it through its most successful era.

Spanish media reports say Monchi, who has admirers across Europe, will go to Roma in Italy in a similar role.

Sampaoli’s Sevilla rue self-inflicted Leicester City wounds

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Madrid (AFP) – Coach Jorge Sampaoli admitted Sevilla had only themselves to blame after being left to reflect on missed opportunities as Leicester City’s Champions League fairytale continued into the quarter-finals.

Sevilla dominated possession in both legs against the English champions but after missing a penalty in both matches, hitting the woodwork three times and having playmaker Samir Nasri sent-off, Wednesday’s 2-0 second leg loss condemned Sampaoli’s men to a 3-2 aggregate defeat.

Sampaoli’s Sevilla rue self-inflicted Leicester City wounds

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Madrid (AFP) – Coach Jorge Sampaoli admitted Sevilla had only themselves to blame after being left to reflect on missed opportunities as Leicester City’s Champions League fairytale continued into the quarter-finals.

Sevilla dominated possession in both legs against the English champions but after missing a penalty in both matches, hitting the woodwork three times and having playmaker Samir Nasri sent-off, Wednesday’s 2-0 second leg loss condemned Sampaoli’s men to a 3-2 aggregate defeat.

Sevilla hopes dented, Griezmann hits Atletico winner

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Madrid (AFP) – Sevilla’s La Liga title hopes suffered a fresh blow on Saturday as they were held 1-1 at home by lowly Leganes.

Atletico Madrid are now just five points adrift of Sevilla in third as Antoine Griezmann headed home the winner in a vital 1-0 victory at Granada for Diego Simeone’s men.

Sevilla hopes dented, Griezmann hits Atletico winner

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Madrid (AFP) – Sevilla’s La Liga title hopes suffered a fresh blow on Saturday as they were held 1-1 at home by lowly Leganes.

Atletico Madrid are now just five points adrift of Sevilla in third as Antoine Griezmann headed home the winner in a vital 1-0 victory at Granada for Diego Simeone’s men.

Sevilla pay for Rico error in Alaves draw

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Madrid (AFP) – A howler from goalkeeper Sergio Rico cost Sevilla the chance to close to within two points of La Liga leaders Barcelona in a 1-1 draw at Alaves on Monday.

Wissam Ben Yedder drilled home into the far corner to put the visitors in front with the only clear chance of the first-half.

Sevilla pay for Rico error in Alaves draw

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Madrid (AFP) – A howler from goalkeeper Sergio Rico cost Sevilla the chance to close to within two points of La Liga leaders Barcelona in a 1-1 draw at Alaves on Monday.

Wissam Ben Yedder drilled home into the far corner to put the visitors in front with the only clear chance of the first-half.

Sevilla maintain chase of Barcelona, Real Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Sevilla moved to within two points of La Liga leaders Barcelona as Vicente Iborra’s first-half winner earned a hard-fought 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao.

In a battle between the two principal candidates to take over at Barca next season after Luis Enrique announced his decision to step down at the end of the season, Jorge Sampaoli edged out Ernesto Valverde in a nervy 90 minutes at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Sevilla maintain chase of Barcelona, Real Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Sevilla moved to within two points of La Liga leaders Barcelona as Vicente Iborra’s first-half winner earned a hard-fought 1-0 win over Athletic Bilbao.

In a battle between the two principal candidates to take over at Barca next season after Luis Enrique announced his decision to step down at the end of the season, Jorge Sampaoli edged out Ernesto Valverde in a nervy 90 minutes at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Sevilla beat rivals Betis to go joint top

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – A second-half comeback saw Sevilla take the spoils once more in the Seville derby with a 2-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday to move joint top of La Liga.

Danish defender Riza Durmisi’s well-struck free-kick gave Betis a deserved first-half lead.

However, the hosts’ porous defending at set-pieces was exposed as first Gabriel Mercado and then captain Vicente Iborra stretched Sevilla’s unbeaten run over their local rivals to 10 games.

Sevilla beat rivals Betis to go joint top

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – A second-half comeback saw Sevilla take the spoils once more in the Seville derby with a 2-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday to move joint top of La Liga.

Danish defender Riza Durmisi’s well-struck free-kick gave Betis a deserved first-half lead.

However, the hosts’ porous defending at set-pieces was exposed as first Gabriel Mercado and then captain Vicente Iborra stretched Sevilla’s unbeaten run over their local rivals to 10 games.

Vardy gives Leicester hope in Sevilla defeat

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Jamie Vardy’s first Champions League goal gave Leicester City a lifeline in their last 16 tie despite going down 2-1 to Sevilla in Wednesday’s first leg.

Goals from Pablo Sarabia and Joaquin Correa had given Sevilla a deserved 2-0 lead, whilst Correa also saw a penalty saved by the inspired Kasper Schmeichel.

Sevilla beat Leicester 2-1 in Champions League

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Goals from Pablo Sarabia and Joaquin Correa helped Sevilla beat Leicester 2-1 in their Champions League last 16 first leg tie on Wednesday.

Kasper Schmeichel saved Correa’s early penalty but the Danish keeper was powerless to stop Sarabia’s header in the 25th minute.

Ranieri recalls Vardy, Mahrez for Sevilla test

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri made 10 changes to the side that suffered a humiliating FA Cup exit to third tier Millwall on Saturday for the English champions Champions League last 16, first leg at Sevilla.

Only Nigerian Ahmed Musa retained his place as last season’s title heroes returned, including Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez.

Ranieri recalls Vardy, Mahrez for Sevilla test

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri made 10 changes to the side that suffered a humiliating FA Cup exit to third tier Millwall on Saturday for the English champions Champions League last 16, first leg at Sevilla.

Only Nigerian Ahmed Musa retained his place as last season’s title heroes returned, including Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez.

Ranieri seeks matadors as faltering Leicester head to Sevilla

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Seville (Spain) (AFP) – Under fire Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has called on his players to show the courage of “matadors” to cause a huge Champions League shock against high-flying Spaniards Sevilla during their last-16 first leg Wednesday.

A year on from winning the Premier League title against all the odds, Ranieri’s men lie just a point above the relegation zone.

Griezmann seals Atletico fightback, Sevilla stay third

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann sealed a thrilling Atletico Madrid comeback from 2-1 down with four minutes remaining to beat Celta Vigo 3-2 and move into fourth in La Liga.

Sevilla remain four points ahead of Atletico in third as they moved within three points of leaders Real Madrid thanks to substitute Joaquin Correa’s winner 10 minutes from time in a 1-0 win at Las Palmas.

Barcelona, Sevilla maintain pressure on Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barcelona shrugged off the loss of the injured Sergio Busquets to remain just two points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 4-0 win at Eibar on Sunday.

Sevilla separate the giants of Spanish football in second, just a point behind Madrid, after twice coming from behind to edge a seven-goal thriller 4-3 at rock-bottom Osasuna.

La Liga

La Liga: Tony Adams Puts His Visionary Coaching Techniques Into Action With Granada 2-0 Down In The 90th Minute (Video)

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Unlikely as it may seem, Granada have not enjoyed the industry standard 'managerial bounce' sinceappointing Tony Adams as their new head coach earlier in the month.

The struggling side have sufferedtwo straight defeats under the tutelage of the former Arsenal defender, albeit against decentopposition in the shape of Celta Vigo and Sevilla respectively.

Buy low, sell high: 14 of transfer guru Monchi’s best deals for Sevilla

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For almost two decades, one man has been synonymous with modern day Sevilla. Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo – commonly known as Monchi – has led Sevilla to success both on and off the field. Monchi's remit...

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Where to find Barcelona vs. Sevilla on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Barcelona vs. Sevilla, you’ve come to the right place.

With el Clasico just a few weeks away and Barcelona sitting second in the Spanish top-flight table, Barcelona is just two points behind Real Madrid as of press time. The race to determine who will be the Spanish champion this season looks like it’s coming down to the wire.

Where to find Barcelona vs. Sevilla on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Barcelona vs. Sevilla, you’ve come to the right place.

With el Clasico just a few weeks away and Barcelona sitting second in the Spanish top-flight table, Barcelona is just two points behind Real Madrid as of press time. The race to determine who will be the Spanish champion this season looks like it’s coming down to the wire.

Where to find Leicester vs. Sevilla on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leicester vs. Sevilla, you’ve come to the right place.

Leicester City and Sevilla go into the second leg with Sevilla having the 2-1 aggregate lead so far. What’s strange from the first leg is that Leicester cheered their away goal near the end of the game almost like a victory such was the way the Spanish team outplayed the Foxes in the game.

Where to find Leicester vs. Sevilla on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leicester vs. Sevilla, you’ve come to the right place.

Leicester City and Sevilla go into the second leg with Sevilla having the 2-1 aggregate lead so far. What’s strange from the first leg is that Leicester cheered their away goal near the end of the game almost like a victory such was the way the Spanish team outplayed the Foxes in the game.

Pochettino? Wenger? Koeman? 7 candidates to be the next Barcelona manager

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On Wednesday night, Luis Enrique gave the announcement many had been expecting for weeks that he would leave his job as FC Barcelona manager at the end of the season. It is unusual for a...

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Barcelona should consider these PL managers as Luis Enrique's replacement in future

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Barcelona’s 4–0 Champions League capitulation to Paris Saint-Germain earlier this week has pushed the club to a crisis. While no one foresaw such a damaging result this early in the competition, what has followed thereafter is no surprise.

Scapegoating the manager for a team’s bad results on the pitch is among the doctrines of the modern game, one from which the Blaugrana manager cannot escape.

Nasri miss costs Sevilla in Villarreal stalemate

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Madrid (AFP) – Samir Nasri missed a second-half penalty as Sevilla squandered the chance to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 0-0 draw home to Villarreal on Sunday.

The Frenchman’s low spot-kick was well saved by Sergio Asenjo, who then made a spectacular stop from Vicente Iborra’s late header as La Liga’s best defence held out for a point at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

Nasri miss costs Sevilla in Villarreal stalemate

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Madrid (AFP) – Samir Nasri missed a second-half penalty as Sevilla squandered the chance to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 0-0 draw home to Villarreal on Sunday.

The Frenchman’s low spot-kick was well saved by Sergio Asenjo, who then made a spectacular stop from Vicente Iborra’s late header as La Liga’s best defence held out for a point at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

Leicester City

‘Jamie Vardy Is A Cheat’ – Samir Nasri Not Happy Bunny After Attempted Mind-Meld With Leicester Striker Backfires Horribly

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Samir Nasri has flat-out accused Jamie Vardy of cheating after the Sevilla midfielder was sent off for attempting an unsolicited mind-meld with the Leicester City striker during Tuesday night's Champions League clash.

Both playerswere shown yellow cards after the intense static discharge caused by rubbing their foreheads together caused Vardyto half-topple backwards.

Champions League: Leicester Fans Unfurl Huge Banner Of Craig Shakespeare Riding A Rottweiler (Photo)

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Claudio who? Leicester City fans saluted theirnew hero ahead of last night's Champions League second-legger against Sevilla with an enormous banner unfurled in the stand behind the goal at the King Power Stadium.

It depicted Ranieri's replacement, Craig Shakespeare, fully suited and riding into battleon the back of a giant rottweiler.

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Leicester shock Sevilla, Juventus beat Porto.

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Leicester City's dream debut in the UEFA Champions League continued on Tuesday after they erased a 2-1 first leg deficit to defeat Sevilla3-2 on aggregate.

Craig Shakespeare's side knew a strong second leg at the King Power Stadium could see itadvance to its first ever quarterfinal appearance.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Leicester City, Monaco look for second-leg comebacks

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Barcelona's historic comeback against Paris Saint-Germain last week showed that no tie in the Champions League Round of 16 is safe until the final whistle. Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, and Real Madrid all punched their tickets to the UCL quarterfinals last week, while eight teams fight for the remainingfour spots this week.

Wednesday UCL Rewind: Sevilla defeats Leicester, Juventus impress at Porto

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After back-to-back Europa League titles, Sevilla are looking to advance past the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history. The La Liga side held off Leicester City on Wednesday in a 2-1 victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium that brings them one step closer to that.