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Man United knocked out of Champions League by Sevilla

Wissam Ben Yedder has scored eight goals in the Champions League this season

Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage after an awful performance ended in a 2-1 home defeat by Sevilla. Substitute Wissam Ben Yedder was the match-winner for the Spanish side, shooting from inside the area just two minutes after coming on and heading in at the back post from a corner. After posing little ...

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Eduardo Berizzo: Sevilla coach reveals cancer following draw with Liverpool

Sevilla's players celebrated with their manager as they scored the equaliser against Liverpool (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sevilla have confirmed their head coach has been diagnosed with cancer after coming from 3-0 down to draw with Liverpool in the Champions League. Spanish media say Eduardo Berizzo, who is suffering with prostate cancer, told his players at half-time in Tuesday’s game at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Sevilla’s players rushed to Berizzo after Guido Pizarro scored an injury-time equaliser ...

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UCL: Liverpool blow 3-0 lead at Sevilla to draw 3-3

Sadio Mane scored his first Liverpool goal since 27 August (Image credit: Reuters)

Liverpool conceded a stoppage-time equaliser as Sevilla fought back from 3-0 down at half-time to take a point from a dramatic Champions League game. The Reds looked to be coasting into the knockout stage for the first time since 2009 as two goals from Roberto Firmino and one from Sadio Mane put them in total control. Yet after Alberto Moreno ...

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La Liga round-up: Villarreal, Las Palmas, Sevilla pick up wins

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Cedric Bakambu scored two goals as Villarreal claimed a comfortable 3-0 home victory over struggling Alaves on Sunday. The Congolese striker fired Victor Ruiz’s assist into the bottom corner just after the half-hour mark and Carlos Bacca added a close-range second seven minutes after the break. Bakambu completed his double 10 minutes later thanks to Samu Castillejo’s well-placed through ball ...

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Liverpool held by Sevilla at Anfield on UCL return

Sevilla scored with both of their shots on target against Liverpool (Image credit: EPA)

Liverpool’s first game in the Champions League since 2014 ended in a draw with Sevilla at Anfield. In a repeat of the 2016 Europa League final, which the Spaniards won in Basel, Argentine midfielder Joaquin Correa cut through the Liverpool defence and curled home a cool finish to clinch a point. It had taken Sevilla just five minutes to take the lead ...

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UCL Wrap: Sevilla, Napoli through to group stages

Sevilla were knocked out of last season's Champions League by Leicester City (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sevilla, Napoli, NK Maribor and Olympiakos booked their place in the Champions League group stage with victory in the play-off round. Sevilla survived a major scare as their 2-2 home draw with Istanbul Basaksehir gave them a 4-3 aggregate win. Napoli beat Nice 2-0 on the night, 4-0 on aggregate, while Olympiakos won 1-0 at Croatian side HNK Rijeka to ...

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Sevilla earn narrow lead against Leicester

Sevilla's Argentinian midfielder Joaquin Correa (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match Sevilla FC vs Leicester City at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla on February 22, 2017. / AFP / CRISTINA QUICLER        (Photo credit should read CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Goals from Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa, who had earlier missed a penalty, gave Sevilla victory against Leicester, whose hopes were revived by Jamie Vardy’s late reply. A late Jamie Vardy goal revived Leicester hopes against Sevilla after Pablo Sarabia and Joaquín Correa – who also had an early penalty saved – had seemingly put the Spanish hosts in control of their ...

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Sevilla end Real Madrid’s unbeaten run

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Real Madrid’s 40-match unbeaten run was brought to an end as ex-Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic scored a dramatic stoppage-time winner for title rivals Sevilla. Cristiano Ronaldo had put the visitors ahead with a penalty after Dani Carvajal had been fouled by Sevilla goalkeeper Sergio Rico. Sergio Ramos’ late own goal against his former club levelled the scores. Substitute Jovetic ...

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Manchester City’s Samir Nasri joins Sevilla on season-long loan

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Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has completed a season-long loan move to La Liga side Sevilla. Nasri, 29, was linked with a move to Turkish side Besiktas but opted for Sevilla and the chance to play Champions League football. Nasri missed all of City’s preseason after returning to training overweight and did not feature in City’s first four games of ...

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