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Sport Sevilla reach Champions League last 16 with 2-1 win at Krasnodar

23:25  24 november  2020
23:25  24 november  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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If Krasnodar hold Sevilla to a draw then their chances of reaching the Champions League last 16 are all but dead, despite mathematically retaining an outside possibility of Krasnodar picked up a 2 - 1 win in Russia before suffering a 3-0 reverse in Spain, although both teams qualified from the group.

Krasnodar 1-2 Sevilla : Munir El Haddadi nets last -gasp winner following Ivan Rakitic's superb half-volley as LaLiga outfit seal progression to Champions League Munir El Haddadi scored in the final minute of stoppage time as Sevilla defeated Krasnodar 2 - 1 to reach the knockout stages of the

KRASNODAR, Russia (Reuters) - Sevilla reached the Champions League knockout stages with two games to spare after a stoppage-time goal by Munir El Haddadi snatched a 2-1 win at Krasnodar in the Group E clash on Tuesday.

a group of baseball players playing a football game: Champions League - Group E - FC Krasnodar v Sevilla © Reuters/MAXIM SHEMETOV Champions League - Group E - FC Krasnodar v Sevilla

The result left Europa League holders Sevilla second in the group on 10 points from four games, behind leaders Chelsea on goal difference and nine ahead of Krasnodar and Stade Rennes.

Chelsea also made the last 16 after an added-time header from Olivier Giroud gave them a 2-1 win at Rennes.

Ivan Rakitic gave Sevilla a fourth- minute lead with a thumping first-time shot from outside the penalty area before halftime substitute Wanderson equalised in the 56th and El Haddadi netted a last-gasp winner for the visitors.

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Sevilla earned their first Champions League win of the season with a 1 -0 win over Rennes last time out and they'll be seeking to put another three points on the board when they welcome Krasnodar to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Krasnodar have just one point to their name after their 4-0 thrashing at

FC Krasnodar - Sevilla betting statistics. Sevilla are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches ( Champions League ). Sevilla win or draw 1 . 16 . * Ex: 1 / 2 means in the end of the first half FC Krasnodar will be leading but the match will end Sevilla winning .


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Croatia midfielder Rakitic stunned the home side with a precise strike into the bottom right corner and the visitors missed several chances in the first half to double their advantage, with El Haddadi and Diego Carlos coming close.

Remy Cabella hit the post for Krasnodar and Sevilla striker Luuk De Jong volleyed over the bar at the other end early in the second half before Wanderson levelled.

The Brazilian capped a flowing move when he side-stepped a defender in the area and beat goalkeeper Tomas Vadik with a crisp shot which Jules Kounde failed to clear off the line.

With the match seemingly heading for a draw, the lively El Haddadi struck a sublime shot with his weaker right foot to beat home goalkeeper Evgeni Gorodov and send the Spanish side into the business end of Europe's premier club competition.

(Writing by Zoran Milosavljevic; Edititng by Ken Ferris)

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