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Luis Fabiano edges Sevilla in front

Published: Saturday 11 August 2007, 23.30CET
Luis Fabiano's 27th-minute penalty gave Sevilla FC a 1-0 victory in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Primera División champions Real Madrid CF.

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Published: Saturday 11 August 2007, 23.30CET

Luis Fabiano edges Sevilla in front

Luis Fabiano's 27th-minute penalty gave Sevilla FC a 1-0 victory in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Primera División champions Real Madrid CF.

Luis Fabiano's 27th-minute penalty gave Sevilla FC victory in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup as last season's UEFA Cup and Copa del Rey winners defeated league champions Real Madrid CF 1-0 at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium.

Penalty joy
Luis Fabiano was a thorn in the Madrid side from the start and the Brazilian had the first chance of the night in the third minute when he connected with debutant Khalid Boulahrouz's cross only for goalkeeper Iker Casillas to make the save. Four minutes later Madrid captain Raúl González threatened Andrés Palop’s goal, but it was Seville who would take the lead. Sergio Ramos brought Duda down on 27 minutes and Luis Fabiano stepped up to fire in what turned out to be the winning penalty.

Palop saves
Sevilla continued to set the pace after the restart, though Guti almost brought Bernd Schuster's side level with a free-kick on 48 minutes. Madrid's best chance of the half fell to Mahamadou Diarra three minutes from time but Palop, the hero of Sevilla's penalty shoot-out triumph against RCD Espanyol in the UEFA Cup final in May, made the save. The second leg will be played at the Santiago Bernabéu on 19 August, six days before the Primera División kicks off.

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