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  • Europa League: Liverpool knocked out by Besiktas in shootout, holders Sevilla win February 27, 2015

    London: Liverpool's Europa League campaign ended at the scene of one of their greatest European triumphs as they lost 5-4 on penalties to Besiktas in the Ataturk Stadium on Thursday on a woeful night for British clubs. Brendan Rodgers's side were the highest profile casualties of the last 32, where holders...
  • Sevilla beat Cordoba to go 4th in La Liga February 14, 2015

    Sevilla beat Cordoba 3-0 in a one-sided match where both teams ended with 10 men on Saturday, giving them provisional control of fourth place in the Spanish league. Sevilla shrugged off a sluggish start with goals from midfielder Gzregorz Krychowiak and striker Carlos Bacca in the final six minutes of the...
  • Sevilla lose at Getafe to falter in race for 4th in La Liga February 8, 2015

    Sevilla lost 2-1 at Getafe on Sunday to lose their grip on fourth place in the Spanish league. Getafe substitute Pedro Leon scored the winner with five minutes to play to help the hosts move five points clear of the relegation zone. Sevilla have only won once in four rounds, opening the...
  • James Rodriguez scores as Real Madrid beat Sevilla 2-1 in La Liga February 5, 2015

    Madrid: Real Madrid held on to beat Sevilla 2-1 and increase their lead of the Spanish league on Wednesday despite a spate of injuries and not counting on suspended forward Cristiano Ronaldo. In a match postponed from December for Madrid's participation in the Club World Cup, Madrid lost Sergio Ramos and...
  • Lionel Messi hits winner as Barcelona keep up pressure February 2, 2015

    Lionel Messi struck the winner for Barcelona who twice came from behind to beat Villarreal 3-2 at home and move a point behind leaders Real Madrid in La Liga on Sunday. Barca dominated possession and Luis Suarez had several early chances but it was Villarreal who took the lead with Denis...
  • Valencia beat Sevilla 3-1 to take over 4th place in La Liga January 26, 2015

    Dani Parejo scored twice to lead Valencia to a 3-1 win over Sevilla as the hosts moved past the Andalusian side into fourth place in the Spanish league on Sunday. Sevilla fell two points behind Valencia, but they still have a game in hand at leader Real Madrid on February 4. Elsewhere,...
  • Sevilla, Valencia battle for Champions League spot January 24, 2015

    Madrid: With the top three expected to win comfortably on Saturday, the weekend's standout game in La Liga is Sunday's clash between two ambitious teams fighting to secure a lucrative Champions League berth. Valencia, in fifth, host fourth-placed Sevilla with only a point separating them at the halfway stage of the...
  • Espanyol close to King's Cup semis after 3-1 win over Sevilla January 23, 2015

    Madrid: Espanyol secured a commanding lead in their King's Cup quarter-final tie against Sevilla when Felipe Caicedo, Sergio Garcia, with a penalty, and Lucas Vazquez scored in a 3-1 first-leg home win on Thursday. In-form Ecuador forward Caicedo cracked a superb shot into the top corner in the 18th minute to...
  • Granada sack coach Joaquin Caparros January 17, 2015

    Madrid: Spanish football club Granada have sacked coach Joaquin Caparros, two days after being knocked out of the Spanish Cup by Sevilla. Reserve team coach Joseba Aguado on Friday took over the team on an interim basis ahead of Sunday's trip to Atletico Madrid, reports Xinhua. Caparros took over the reins at...
  • Dominant Sevilla join Real Madrid in King's Cup last 16 December 4, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla joined holders Real Madrid in the last 16 of the King's Cup when a quickfire Iago Aspas hat-trick helped secure a crushing 11-2 aggregate victory over second-division Sabadell on Wednesday. Sevilla romped to a 6-1 win in their last-32, first leg at Sabadell at the end of October, when...
  • Messi's hat-trick breaks scoring record in Spain as Barcelona thrash Sevilla November 23, 2014

    Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to emphatically break the Spanish league's all-time scoring mark in Barcelona's 5-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday. Messi, already Barcelona's all-time scorer, surpassed Athletic Bilbao great Telmo Zarra's milestone of 251 goals that had stood untouched since 1955. Messi equaled Zarra's mark in the 21st minute and...
  • La Liga: Levante earn 1-1 draw at Sevilla November 9, 2014

    Seville: Victor Casadesus struck late to give lowly Levante a 1-1 draw at Sevilla in a fierce Spanish league match on Sunday. Sevilla left-winger Víctor Machin headed in Gerard Deulofeu's pinpoint cross in the 31st minute, boosting his team's bid to reach third place behind leader Real Madrid and Barcelona. But Casadesus...
  • Sevilla, Valencia face stiff test of credentials October 30, 2014

    Atletico Madrid proved last season that with an inspirational coach, a group of committed players and an enthusiastic support, it is possible to get the better of wealthy Real Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga. Sevilla and Valencia, both sporadically able to keep pace with Real and Barca domestically in the...
  • Sevilla stun Villarreal 2-1 to move second in La Liga October 27, 2014

    Barcelona: Sevilla scored twice in the final minutes to stun visiting Villarreal 2-1 and move level on points with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish league on Sunday. Villarreal substitute Luciano Vietto appeared to have grabbed the winner at Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium with a goal in the 79th minute. But...
  • La Liga: Sevilla move second in Spain, Valencia suffer first loss October 20, 2014

    Barcelona: Sevilla scored twice in the second half to win 2-0 at Elche and rise into second place in the Spanish league after Deportivo La Coruna beat Valencia 3-0 to hand the visitor their first defeat of the season on Sunday. Sevilla took control of a drab match with goals by...
  • Sevilla beat Deportivo 4-1 to go 3rd in La Liga October 5, 2014

    Midfielder Stephane M'Bia scored two goals as Sevilla beat visitors Deportivo La Coruna 4-1 in the Spanish league on Sunday. Also, Moi Gomez scored back-to-back goals in two minutes to help Villarreal win 3-1 at 10-man Celta Vigo, dealing the hosts their first loss of the season. While M'Bia got his double,...
  • Sevilla snatch draw at Rijeka in Europa League October 3, 2014

    Defending champion Sevilla rescued a 2-2 draw at Rijeka in the Europa League, while Everton also snatched a point at impressive Russian side Krasnodar on Thursday. Substitute Stephane Mbia leveled in stoppage time after Zoran Kvrzic's deflected shot appeared to have given the Croatian side the win. Iago Aspas gave Sevilla the...
  • Sevilla sparkle as Europa League returns with goal glut September 19, 2014

    Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's champions and threetimes winners began this year's group stage with a 20 home victory over Feyenoord on Thursday. Onloan midfielder Gerard Deulofeu's setpieces proved too hot to handle for Feyenoord as two of his firsthalf free kicks were...
  • Federico Fazio joins Tottenham from Sevilla August 27, 2014

    London: Tottenham has signed Argentina defender Federico Fazio from Spanish side Sevilla on a fouryear deal. The Premier League club announced the signing on Wednesday without disclosing the fee, which is reported in the British media to be 8 million pounds ($13.25 million). Fazio will provide added competition at center back, where...
  • Liverpool confirm Moreno set to sign from Sevilla August 13, 2014

    Liverpool have reached an agreement to sign Spain fullback Alberto Moreno from Sevilla, the Premier League club said in a statement on Tuesday. The 22yearold defender, who has played three times for his country, will cost the Anfield club about 12 million pounds ($20.17 million) according to local media in Spain...
  • Real Madrid lift Super Cup thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo double August 13, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as a rampant Real Madrid side, featuring the most expensive strike force ever assembled, powered to a 20 win over Sevilla in an allSpanish UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday. It was a thoroughly deserved victory before a 33,500 crowd at the Cardiff City Stadium in the traditional...
  • James Rodriguez to make Real Madrid debut in Super Cup August 12, 2014

    Cardiff: After exquisite touches and exceptional goals established him as the World Cup's breakthrough star, James Rodriguez has a new platform to showcase his skills at Real Madrid starting with his debut in the UEFA Super Cup on Tuesday. The versatile 23yearold playmaker, who landed a $108million move from Monaco...
  • Sevilla, Real Madrid prepare for European Super Cup August 12, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla and Real Madrid will play for their first title of the new football season on Tuesday when the two Spanish clubs contest the European Super Cup in Cardiff. The traditional game between the winners of the Europa League and the Champions League should serve as a barometer of the...
  • Real Madrid to field costly strikeforce in Super Cup August 11, 2014

    European champions Real Madrid are expected to field the world's most expensive strikeforce including local Welsh hero Gareth Bale when they play Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup at the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday. Three months after winning the allSpanish Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon,...
  • Unai Emery proud of Sevilla's 'capacity to suffer' May 15, 2014

    Few teams can have taken more tortuous routes to European success than Sevilla this season and coach Unai Emery hailed his team's "capacity to suffer" after they beat Benfica on penalties to win the Europa League on Wednesday. Sevilla played 19 matches on their way to winning the competition for a...
  • Sevilla beat Benfica on penalties to win the Europa League title May 15, 2014

    Turin: Sevilla beat Benfica 42 in a penalty shootout to win the Europa League after a 00 draw in the final on Wednesday, claiming another international title for Spanish football. Sevilla goalkeeper Beto saved two penalty kicks from Benfica forwards Oscar Cardozo and Rodrigo who failed to deceive with stutterstep approaches...
  • Benfica to take on Sevilla in Europa League final May 14, 2014

    Turin, Italy: Looking for their first European club title in 52 years, Benfica will play Sevilla on Wednesday in the Europa League final. The Portuguese club, which won backtoback European Cup titles in 196162, has lost seven straight finals, including last year's Europa Cup. Sevilla will be aiming to win UEFA's...
  • Late Mbia strike lands Sevilla in Europa final May 2, 2014

    Sevilla snatched a lastgasp place in the Europa League final when a 94thminute Stephane Mbia header put them through on away goals after their semifinal against Valencia ended 33 on aggregate on Thursday. Despite going down 31 in their second leg at Valencia's Mestalla stadium, Mbia's dramatic late strike set up...
  • Valencia seal historic win to reach Europa League semi-finals April 11, 2014

    Valencia fought back from a three-goal first-leg deficit on Thursday to beat Basel 5-0 and qualify for the Europa League semi-final, while competition favorite Juventus advanced after a tense 2-1 win at home to Lyon. Pablo Alcacer scored a hat trick in Valencia, with the third coming in extra time after...
  • La Liga: Sevilla thump Espanyol to trim gap to Bilbao April 7, 2014

    Madrid: Sevilla kept up the pressure on Athletic Bilbao in the battle for Spain's fourth Champions League spot when Kevin Gameiro struck twice in a 4-1 win at home to mid-table Espanyol on Sunday. The victory for fifth-placed Sevilla at a festive Sanchez Pizjuan trimmed the gap to Bilbao to three...