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Group stage - Group H

Sevilla - Liberec
1-1
 

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Sevilla stifled by ruthless Liberec

Published: Thursday 7 November 2013, 23.35CET
Sevilla FC 1-1 FC Slovan Liberec
The hosts controlled much of the game and led through Diego Perotti's fine free-kick, but a lethal counterattack allowed David Pavelka to equalise.
by Nick Aitken
from Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán

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Match statistics

Sevilla
Liberec

1

Goals scored

1

71

Possession (%)

29

22

Total attempts

5

5

on target

2

10

off target

2

7

blocked

1

1

against woodwork

0

13

Corners

1

1

Offsides

4

3

Yellow cards

4

0

Red Cards

0

15

Fouls committed

22

18

Fouls suffered

13

652

Passes

269

572

completed

197

Lineups

sevilla

Sevilla

liberec

Liberec

1Javi Varas (GK)30Hroššo (GK)
2Fazio (C)2Kelić
3Fernando Navarro8Pavelka
Goal71
4Cala
Yellow Card22
10Rybalka
Substitution70
8Cristóforo
Yellow Card45+2
11Frýdek
Yellow Card10
10Perotti
Goal29
Substitution80
12Sackey
Yellow Card77
14Rabello
Substitution69
15Kováč (C)
Yellow Card28
19Reyes19Rabušic
Substitution90+2
23Coke23Šural
Yellow Card90+2
24Rusescu
Substitution77
25Fleišman
40Mbia
Yellow Card90+3
28Delarge
Substitution63

Substitutes

13Beto (GK)1Hauzr (GK)
5Figueiras3Karišik
6Daniel Carriço5Coufal
Substitution70
9Bacca
Substitution77
7Hušek
Substitution90+2
11Rakitić
Substitution69
9Kalitvintsev
Substitution63
16Moreno21Pimpara
20Machín
Substitution80
27Kolár

Coaches

Unai Emery (ESP) Jaroslav Šilhavý (CZE)

Referee

Szymon Marciniak (POL)

Press kits

Last updated: 07/11/2013 23:26 CET

Standings

Last updated: 08/11/2013 08:44 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 7 November 2013, 23.35CET

Sevilla stifled by ruthless Liberec

Sevilla FC 1-1 FC Slovan Liberec
The hosts controlled much of the game and led through Diego Perotti's fine free-kick, but a lethal counterattack allowed David Pavelka to equalise.

As in the Czech Republic two weeks ago, it was honours even again between Sevilla FC and FC Slovan Liberec as the pair played out a 1-1 draw in Group H.

Dominant for much of a physical encounter against a rugged Liberec side, Sevilla took the lead their first-half display merited via a stunning set-piece from Diego Perotti. Despite maintaining their control after the interval, the home side's profligacy was punished by a spectacular counterattacking equaliser from Liberec's David Pavelka – yet they still could have won it at the death had Cala's effort not struck a post.

Thanks in good measure to the influence of defensive midfielder Stéphane Mbia, Sevilla directed proceedings. On 19 minutes, marauding right-back Coke zipped an effort just over the bar, and a half-volley from the lively Bryan Rabello then drew a fine low save from Lukáš Hroššo, before the opening goal came close to the half-hour. Upended just outside the box by Liberec skipper Radoslav Kováč, Sevilla's No10 Perotti dusted himself off and arrowed the resulting free-kick into the top-left corner.

After the interval, the probing of local hero José Antonio Reyes and Perotti kept Liberec pinned back. Reyes slipped a clever pass to striker Raul Rusescu on 51 minutes for a near-post drive tipped wide by Hroššo, before the rangy Mbia went close from successive corners.

More quick-thinking from Reyes and Perotti brought two golden chances, but both were wasted – which proved costly for the Andalusian club on 71 minutes, when they were undone by a ruthless counter. Liberec midfielder Pavelka exploited the advanced position of defender Federico Fazio, racing into the space and slamming a long-range shot past Javi Varas.

Despite the stalemate, section leaders Sevilla are slowly nearing the knockout stage, with Liberec determinedly clinging to their coattails two points back.

Last updated: 09/11/13 0.05CET

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