Seville in heenwedstrijd a little too strong for kwakkelend Leicester City


Seville in heenwedstrijd a little too strong for kwakkelend Leicester City

Seville Wednesday, a first step towards the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The Spaniards won the heenwedstrijd of the eighth-finals with 2-1 by Leicester City.

Sevilla came into the house after a 25-minute lead through Pablo Sarabia. After fourteen minutes had Joaquin Correa actually all for the opening goal, but the attacker missed a penalty kick.

Correa made his mistake a quarter of an hour after the rest of the score to double. A quarter of an hour for time signed Jamie vardy granted for the aansluitingstreffer and thus the important uitdoelpunt: 2-1.

Leicester City, that as group winners to the knock-out stages reached from the Champions League, was last week by Millwall off in the FA Cup.

The team of manager Claudio Ranieri was hoping against Sevilla some confidence for the battle against relegation from the Premier League.

Summary Seville-Leicester City (2-1)


The reigning champion in England came Wednesday, however, not only against Sevilla. Leicester should goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel thankful that the damage in the first half is somewhat limited.

Correa should in the fourteenth minute on a penalty kick after he himself by captain Wes Morgan flashy down was achieved. Schmeichel was the weak commitment of Correa, however, klemvast address.

Ten minutes later came the much better Seville still on edge. From a beautiful cross from Sergio Escudero headed home Pablo Sarabia diagonal touch: 1-0.


After the rest had to wait for the second goal of Sevilla. After more than an hour made Correa his mistake from eleven metres to score after a technical masterpiece of Stevan Jovetic (2-0). That seemed to be the resistance of Leicester broken, all kept the English team in search of the aansluitingstreffer.

Who came finally also. Out of nothing came vardy granted in the 73rd minute to score from a sharp cross from Drinking water. Thus he earned Leicester a welcome boost and perspective for the return in a few weeks.

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