Seville strolled past Valencia with a 3-1 win on Wednesday at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Seville were looking for a victory after a scoreless draw against Real Sociedad in their previous match. Valencia, on the other hand, lost 2-1 in the last match they played against R Madrid. Following today’s result, Seville and Valencia currently occupy 3rd and 4th spots in the table, with 11 points and 10 points respectively after 6 matches.
Los Nervionenses started the game well, thanks to an early goal from Papu Gomez in the 3rd minute. Seville looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Lato Toni, 15 minutes in to establish a 2-0. The momentum was now with Seville, who then scored again through a goal from Rafa Mir, at 22 minutes to establish a 3-0. However, The Bats, 31 minutes in pull-back with a Hugo Duro goal, which saw the first half end 3-1. Both teams struggled to produce anything meaningful in the second half, leaving the final score at 3-1.
For Seville, Youssef En-Nesyri, Jesus Navas, Ivan Rakitic, Thomas Delaney and Nemanja Gudelj, came on for Rafa Mir, Gonzalo Montiel, Joan Jordan, Lucas Ocampos and Fernando. Valencia replaced Yunus Musah, Mouctar Diakhaby, Koba Koindredi, Marcos De Sousa and Manu Vallejo with Jason, Omar Alderete, Daniel Wass, Goncalo Guedes and Hugo Duro.
There were bookings for Erik Lamela, Gonzalo Montiel, Rafa Mir, Joan Jordan and Nemanja Gudelj from Seville. For Valencia, Lato Toni, Omar Alderete and Mouctar Diakhaby saw yellow.
Seville next face Espanyol and Valencia are at home to Athletic Bilbao.
|Seville:||Bono, Gonzalo Montiel (Jesus Navas, min.56), Diego Carlos, Jules Kounde, Karim Rekik, Papu Gomez, Fernando (Nemanja Gudelj, min.77), Joan Jordan (Ivan Rakitic, min.57), Lucas Ocampos (Thomas Delaney, min.69), Rafa Mir (Youssef En-Nesyri, min.56) and Erik Lamela|
|Valencia:||Giorgi Mamardashvili, Dimitri Foulquier, Gabriel Paulista, Omar Alderete (Mouctar Diakhaby, min.46), Lato Toni, Jason (Yunus Musah, min.46), Daniel Wass (Koba Koindredi, min.67), Hugo Guillamon, Hugo Duro (Manu Vallejo, min.80), Goncalo Guedes (Marcos De Sousa, min.67) and Maxi Gomez|
|Stadium:||the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan|
|Goals:||Papu Gomez (1-0, min. 3), Lato Toni (2-0, min. 15), Rafa Mir (3-0, min. 22) and Hugo Duro (3-1, min. 31)|