Freiburg Stadion - Freiburg 12/12/2013 - 21:05CET (21:05 local time)

Group stage - Group H

Freiburg - Sevilla
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Freiburg sent packing by Sevilla

Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 23.00CET
SC Freiburg 0-2 Sevilla FC 
Vicente Iborra and Raul Rusescu scored in each half as the visitors – already assured a round of 32 berth – ended Freiburg's ambitions.
Freiburg sent packing by Sevilla
Sevilla celebrate after taking the lead against Freiburg ©AFP/Getty Images
 

Match statistics

Freiburg
Sevilla

0

Goals scored

2

46

Possession (%)

54

11

Total attempts

13

9

on target

7

1

off target

4

1

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

1

5

Corners

3

1

Offsides

0

2

Yellow cards

5

0

Red Cards

0

13

Fouls committed

14

12

Fouls suffered

12

387

Passes

484

261

completed

386

Lineups

freiburg

Freiburg

sevilla

Sevilla

1Baumann (GK) (C)1Javi Varas (GK)
2Krmaš3Fernando Navarro
Yellow Card72
4Fernandes
Substitution75
4Cala
Yellow Card25
7Darida
Yellow Card13
6Daniel Carriço
14Mehmedi8Cristóforo
Substitution78
25Sorg9Bacca
Yellow Card73
Substitution73
26Lorenzoni
Substitution58
10Perotti
Substitution87
27Höfler
Yellow Card60
11Rakitić (C)
28Ginter12Iborra
Goal40
30Günter17Samperio
Yellow Card70
41Höhn23Coke

Substitutes

19Batz (GK)25Julián (GK)
3Diagné2Fazio
Substitution78
8Pilař
Substitution75
5Figueiras
29Albutat14Rabello
31Guédé15Trochowski
Substitution87
36Klaus16Moreno
37Kerk
Substitution58
24Rusescu
Substitution73
Goal90+4
Yellow Card90+4

Coaches

Christian Streich (GER) Unai Emery (ESP)

Referee

Tony Chapron (FRA)

Press kits

Last updated: 12/12/2013 23:26 CET

Standings

Last updated: 13/12/2013 08:59 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 
  
Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 23.00CET

Freiburg sent packing by Sevilla

SC Freiburg 0-2 Sevilla FC 
Vicente Iborra and Raul Rusescu scored in each half as the visitors – already assured a round of 32 berth – ended Freiburg's ambitions.

Sevilla FC dug deep to overcome SC Freiburg 2-0 and consolidate their position atop Group H, ending the hosts' ambitions in the process.

The result opened the door for FC Slovan Liberec, who overcame Estoril Praia 2-1, to replace Freiburg in second spot. Unable to capitalise on sustained spells of pressure, the Bundesliga side paid a high price when Vicente Iborra scored against the run of play. With the clock ticking down, Raul Rusescu put the result beyond doubt with an assured finish.

Knowing only a win would guarantee their progress to the round of 32, Freiburg did most of the early running. A clever cross from playmaker Vladimír Darida should arguably have provided the opening goal, but Pavel Krmaš headed straight at Javi Varas. It was a routine save for the Sevilla goalkeeper, who then had to be at his best to tip Darida's venomous free-kick round a post.

The Czech Republic midfielder came to the fore again shortly after the half-hour, sending over a wicked cross that left Varas flat-footed and clipped the top of the crossbar. On the back foot for long stretches of the first half, Sevilla emerged from their shells when Diego Perotti bust forward and warmed the palms of Oliver Baumann. The same player embarked on another mazy run moments later before centring for Iborra to fire in at the front post.

Freiburg were almost gifted a route back into the match when Varas's clearance was charged down by Admir Mehmedi and ricocheted into the path of Gelson Fernandes, who blasted over from ten metres. Chances were at a premium from then on, with Jairo Samperio hitting the post when one-on-one with Baumann, before Rusescu held his nerve to settle the contest.

Last updated: 14/12/13 0.06CET

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