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Derby win lifts Sevilla up to second

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Madrid (AFP) Argentine international Gabriel Mercado bundled home the winner as Sevilla moved up to second in La Liga with a 1-0 win over fierce local rivals Real Betis on Tuesday.

Mercado's first goal for the club from on-loan Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri's free-kick continued the Europa League holders' four-year unbeaten run in the Seville derby in La Liga.

Derby win lifts Sevilla up to second

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Madrid (AFP) Argentine international Gabriel Mercado bundled home the winner as Sevilla moved up to second in La Liga with a 1-0 win over fierce local rivals Real Betis on Tuesday.

Mercado's first goal for the club from on-loan Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri's free-kick continued the Europa League holders' four-year unbeaten run in the Seville derby in La Liga.

Real Madrid equal Barcelona record without Ronaldo and Bale

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Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid were without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale for their trip to Espanyol but that didn’t stop them from equalling the Periquitos’ local rivals Barcelona’s league record of 16 consecutive wins.

Goals from James Rodriguez-his first for the club in five months-and Karim Benzema made sure los Blancos head into mid-week’s clash against Villarreal with one eye on breaking a record held by their fierce rivals.

Higuain, Khedira fire blanks as Sevilla hold Juve

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Milan (AFP) Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala and Sami Khedira fired blanks as Sevilla held dominant but wasteful Juventus to a scoreless draw in their Champions League opener in Turin on Wednesday.

Juventus welcomed the Europa League champions looking to stretch their 17-match unbeaten run at home in Europe with a win that would get the tournament co-favourites off the mark.

Champions League 2016/17, Group Stage: Fixtures, Preview & Score predictions

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This season’s Champions League campaign kicks off later today and the European heavyweights will be looking to make a bright start.

The likes of Juventus, Manchester City and Barcelona will be fired up after a disappointing European campaign last season. Atletico Madrid will look end their poor run of form in the finals and win the trophy this year.

Isaac Success to Inaki Williams.. Grading our JF60 Top 10 La Liga best young players of 2015/16

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The #JF60 is our annual special feature on Just Football bringing you the best young footballers in Europe across six major leagues. Before we release our Class of 2017 later this week the 10...

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Samir Nasri ready to put troubles behind him at Sevilla

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Madrid (AFP) French midfielder Samir Nasri said Thursday he was ready to turn the page and put last season's woes behind him to rediscover his best form at new club Sevilla.

Nasri has joined the La Liga side from Manchester City on a season-long loan deal.

The 29-year-old scored 27 goals and won two Premier League titles in five years in Manchester, but after an injury-plagued 2015/16 season, new City boss Pep Guardiola had criticised his condition when he returned to pre-season overweight.

Samir Nasri ready to put troubles behind him at Sevilla

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Madrid (AFP) French midfielder Samir Nasri said Thursday he was ready to turn the page and put last season's woes behind him to rediscover his best form at new club Sevilla.

Nasri has joined the La Liga side from Manchester City on a season-long loan deal.

The 29-year-old scored 27 goals and won two Premier League titles in five years in Manchester, but after an injury-plagued 2015/16 season, new City boss Pep Guardiola had criticised his condition when he returned to pre-season overweight.

La Liga transfer deadline day: 6 possible deals and 3 Real Madrid players who could be leaving

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There have already been plenty of interesting transfers both in and out of La Liga this summer, but with a matter of hours to go before the transfer window closes there is still time for clubs to do...

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Andre Gomes, Ganso, Gaitan: 10 La Liga summer transfers to get excited about for 2016/17

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5 Young Argentineans To Keep An Eye On This Season

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Argentinean football is in a pretty dire state. Fans up and down the great South American nation lamented yet another disappointing end to a tournament after their team crashed out of the group stages of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The 18-man-squad, devoid of any stellar characters, almost entirely consisted of players from the Argentine Primera Division or the Campeonato Brasileiro, with only five of them playing their trade in Europe.

Where to find Real Madrid vs. Sevilla in UEFA Super Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup, you've come to the right place.

The UEFA Super Cup pits the winner of the UEFA Champions League against the winner of the UEFA Europa League, which means it's an all-Spanish affair featuring Real Madrid against Sevilla.

Where to find Real Madrid vs. Sevilla in UEFA Super Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Real Madrid vs. Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup, you've come to the right place.

The UEFA Super Cup pits the winner of the UEFA Champions League against the winner of the UEFA Europa League, which means it's an all-Spanish affair featuring Real Madrid against Sevilla.

4-3-3 vs Sevilla: Weakened Real Madrid lineup for UEFA super cup, 5 key stars missing; Key Stats, Team News and Possible lineups

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Real Madrid vs Sevilla
UEFA Super Cup, 2016
Kick off: 9th August, 19:45 pm BST
Stadium: Lerkendal Stadion, Trondheim
Live Stream: Watch Real Madrid vs Sevilla live online

Real Madrid take on Sevilla in the UEFA super cup tomorrow and Los Blancos will be looking to start their season with a silverware.

Fernando Llorente On Verge Of Joining Swansea After Agreeing Terms On Two-Year Deal

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Swansea City are within hours of pulling off a more-than-decent signing after agreeing a deal to sign Fernando Llorente from Sevilla.

According to the Guardian, Swansea have agreed terms on a two-year deal with the 31-year-old Basque target man, who is now set to undergo a medical on Friday.

Euro 2016 Transfers: Bartosz Kapustka and 23 players whose Euro form put them in the shop window

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Departing Sevilla Captain Coke Gives The Saddest Farewell Press Conference Of All Time (Video)

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Having madewell over 100 appearances and won three Europa League titles in five years at the club, it was announced very recently that Sevilla club captain Jorge Andujar Moreno more commonly known as Coke will be moving on to pastures new this week.

Coke's departure is part of a mass exodus being overseen by new Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli who, after sanctioning the sales of Ever Banega,Jose Antonio Reyes, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Ciro Immobile and Kevin Gameiro, is currently knee-deep in the process of flushing out the old squad and replacing it with one of his choosing.

French striker joins Atletico Madrid from Sevilla in £27m deal

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Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of French striker Kevin Gameiro from fellow La Liga side Sevilla, with Luciano Vietto moving the other way on loan.

Gameiro has signed a four-year deal to join Ateltico Madrid, who will reportedly pay £27 million plus the add-ons for the 29-year-old.

Atletico sign Kevin Gameiro from Sevilla

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid signed French forward Kevin Gameiro from fellow La Liga side Sevilla on Saturday, the Champions League runners-up announced.

Atletico have brought in Gameiro on a four-year deal, and he will join up with compatriot Antoine Griezmann in attack.

The 29-year-old joined Sevilla from Paris Saint-Germain in 2013 and was part of the side that won three consecutive Europa League titles.

Atletico sign Kevin Gameiro from Sevilla

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Madrid (AFP) Atletico Madrid signed French forward Kevin Gameiro from fellow La Liga side Sevilla on Saturday, the Champions League runners-up announced.

Atletico have brought in Gameiro on a four-year deal, and he will join up with compatriot Antoine Griezmann in attack.

The 29-year-old joined Sevilla from Paris Saint-Germain in 2013 and was part of the side that won three consecutive Europa League titles.

Liverpool and Sevilla fined over Europa League trouble

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London (AFP) Liverpool and Sevilla were fined by UEFA on Monday following crowd trouble before and during the Europa League final against Sevilla in Basel in May.

Sevilla, who won the match 3-1 for a third successive Europa League title, were fined 17,000 euros (£14,242) while Liverpool were fined 16,000 euros.

Liverpool and Sevilla fined over Europa League trouble

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London (AFP) Liverpool and Sevilla were fined by UEFA on Monday following crowd trouble before and during the Europa League final against Sevilla in Basel in May.

Sevilla, who won the match 3-1 for a third successive Europa League title, were fined 17,000 euros (£14,242) while Liverpool were fined 16,000 euros.

Jorge Sampaoli set to replace Unai Emery at Sevilla

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Former Chile national team coach Jorge Sampaoli is poised to replace Unai Emery as the head coach of Sevilla, the Spanish club has announced.

Emery joined Sevilla in 2013 and has since led the club to a record three consecutive Europa League titles, most recently beating Liverpool 3-1 in Basel last month.

Unai Emery To Leave Sevilla – Next Stop Paris?

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Sevilla have announced that manager Unai Emery will leave the club next week, amidst speculation that Europa League winner is heading to France to take over for Paris Saint-Germain.

Emery must now buy out his contract at a cost of €2m, although PSG are expected to front the bill, as former Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli will reportedly hold talks about succeeding the Basque on Monday.

PSG set to appoint Sevilla’s head coach Unai Emery

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Paris Saint Germain are poised to announce the appointment of Unai Emery as their new head coach, according to Spainish sports daily Marca.

The Ligue 1 champions will reportedly pay Emery’s €2 million release clause, who will replace the departing French coach Laurent Blanc.

PSG won their second successive domestic treble by winning Ligue 1, the French Cup and the League Cup but the club’s mega-rich Qatari owners are keen to see the club make progress in the Champions League.

Man Utd submit irresistible offer for world class La Liga target, he wants to leave

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Sevilla director of football, Monchi, has been linked with a move away from the Spanish club.

According to reports in the Spanish media, Monchi has decided to leave Sevilla this summer and has an irresistible offer from Premier League giants Manchester United.

Monchi is widely regarded as the best director of football in Europe right now and has been instrumental in Sevilla’s success over the years.

Barcelona edge out Sevilla in bad-tempered Cup final

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Madrid (AFP) Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday.

Javier Mascherano's dismissal just before half-time for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca on the back foot and they were further depleted when 59-goal top scorer Luis Suarez limped off early in the second period.

Barcelona edge out Sevilla in bad-tempered Cup final

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Madrid (AFP) Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday.

Javier Mascherano's dismissal just before half-time for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca on the back foot and they were further depleted when 59-goal top scorer Luis Suarez limped off early in the second period.

Season comes full circle as Barca, Sevilla seek doubles

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Madrid (AFP) Newly-crowned Spanish champions Barcelona face Sevilla, fresh from winning their third consecutive Europa League, as both seek more glory in the Spanish Cup final on Sunday.

Another successful campaign for both sides will end as it began after Barca edged Sevilla 5-4 after extra-time in a thrilling season-opening European Super Cup final.

Season comes full circle as Barca, Sevilla seek doubles

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Madrid (AFP) Newly-crowned Spanish champions Barcelona face Sevilla, fresh from winning their third consecutive Europa League, as both seek more glory in the Spanish Cup final on Sunday.

Another successful campaign for both sides will end as it began after Barca edged Sevilla 5-4 after extra-time in a thrilling season-opening European Super Cup final.

Reds fall to better technique, says Sevilla defender

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Superior technique honed by playing in the "best league in the world" was key to Sevilla's record-setting Europa League triumph over Liverpool on Wednesday, said the club's French central defender Timothee Kolodziejczak.

Five-time European champions Liverpool travelled to St Jakob-Park in Basel confident of a first Europa League trophy since 2001.

Reds fall to better technique, says Sevilla defender

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Basel (Switzerland) (AFP) Superior technique honed by playing in the "best league in the world" was key to Sevilla's record-setting Europa League triumph over Liverpool on Wednesday, said the club's French central defender Timothee Kolodziejczak.

Five-time European champions Liverpool travelled to St Jakob-Park in Basel confident of a first Europa League trophy since 2001.

UEFA Europa League

Visualized: Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla

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As always for Europa League matches, all data from WhoScored.

Sevilla steamroller highlights Spain’s weight in Europe

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla's rout of Liverpool in the Europa League final is a new sign of which country rules the continent's football and a powerful warning to Barcelona ahead of their kings of Spain clash.

Coke's double in the 3-1 win in Basel highlighted the value of the Spanish system of turning home talent into title winners.

Sevilla steamroller highlights Spain’s weight in Europe

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Madrid (AFP) Sevilla's rout of Liverpool in the Europa League final is a new sign of which country rules the continent's football and a powerful warning to Barcelona ahead of their kings of Spain clash.

Coke's double in the 3-1 win in Basel highlighted the value of the Spanish system of turning home talent into title winners.

Liverpool: Philippe Countinho Somehow Manages Not To Slap Dozy Selfie-Seeking Fan After Europa League Final Defeat (Video)

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Our hat truly goes off to Philippe Coutinho who, despite being obviously distraught having just lost a European cup final, somehow managed not to do a selfie-seeking fan an extreme physical discourtesy in the aftermath of the match.

The oblivious supporter charged over and attempted to take a photo with the Liverpool man, who just about managed to feign interest long enough for the grinning imbecile to take his silly picture.

Liverpool vs Sevilla: Riot police called in after fights broke out between rival fans

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Liverpool fans had to endure a tough night on Wednesday on their trip to Basel. Not only were they left heartbroken with a Europa League final defeat to Sevilla, but got themselves involved in a skirmish with the rival fans ahead of the match at St Jakob-Park stadium.

Sevilla had managed to sell only 7,000 of their 9,000 allocated tickets while Liverpool fans appeared to have occupied to be almost three-quarters of the 35,000-capacity ground.

Liverpool v Sevilla: Match Report, Stats, Goals & Video Highlights

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Sevilla won their third consecutive Europa League title after coming from behind to beat Liverpool 3-1 in Basel, with two goals from captain Coke ruining Liverpool’s dreams of a Champions League berth next season.

Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla: Match report

It was Liverpool’s second cup final this season, after their League Cup final appearance against Manchester City, and considering their first half showing, they looked to be on course for their first piece of silverware after Daniel Sturridge gave them the lead midway through the first half with a brilliant strike with the outside of the boot, a goal that was richly deserved for Jurgen Klopp’s men after a dominant opening 45 minutes in which three penalty decisions went against them and Dejan Lovren’s header was disallowed for offside.

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Champions League Roundup: Feast for strikers but Arsenal and Juventus stumble

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The Champions League group stages kicked off across Europe this week and while it was a resumption of regular duties for some teams, harsh reality befell some others.

16 matchday one games saw 50 goals, with Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund accounting for 22 of those 50 goals.

Heartbreak In Basel

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Emotions haven't quite fully settled yet, I don't think I've fully got rid of all the anger but I am starting to move past it. A summer of top class purchases underneath Jurgen Klopp is enough to get me excited. Last night however cannot be forgotten, the Reds must learn from it and never let it happen again.