RB Leipzig vs Sevilla FC

sevilla

RB Leipzig

Pre-season Friendly

Emirates Cup

July 29th

Emirates Stadium, London, England

0-1

35′ Ben Yedder (P)


Thanks for joining us.


FT: The result means that Sevilla move to the top of the Emirates Cup table on four points ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Benfica, while Leipzig drop to the bottom of the table, without a point.


FT: The German side created some good chances and went close when Poulsen’s flick from an Augustin pull-back was smothered behind by substitute keeper Soria before a Klostermann volley from-range tested Soria.


FT: The Spaniards created some good chances and should have doubled their lead when substitute Correa was sent through on-goal after a poor back-pass from Ilsanker but with just Gulácsi to beat, the striker was denied by the Hungarian’s trailing leg. Substitute Sarabia then tested Gulácsi with a freekick before Montoya volleyed against the bar.


FT: So Sevilla defeat Leipzig to climb to the top of the Emirates Cup table ahead of Arsenal’s clash with Benfica.


90’+1′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the match to an end.


90′ There will be one additional minute.


89′ Orban is booked for a cynical foul.


85′ Corchia is booked for a foul on Upamecano.


82′ The corner is cleared.


82′ Sarabia concedes a corner.


81′ First RB Leipzig change sees Klostermann replaced by Kilian Ludewig.


79′ Poulsen is booked for a poor challenge on Corchia.


69′ Final Sevilla change sees Montoya replaced by Michael Krohn-Dehli.


67′ So close!! Sarabia sends a terrific cross into the path of Montoya, who volleys the ball against the bar.


66′ Close!! Sarabia curls the freekick over the wall but Gulácsi palms the effort away.


65′ Montoya wins a freekick after a foul from Keïta, who receives a yellow card.


64′ Correa is caught offside.


63′ Lasso is booked for a cynical foul on Keïta.


62′ Close!! The delivery is cleared to Klostermann, whose volley tests Soria from-range.


62′ Keïta wins a corner.


61′ Sarabia curls the freekick wide.


61′ Lasso wins a freekick in a good position.


60′ The delivery is cleared.


60′ Pozzo settles for a freekick.


57′ Keïta is penalised for a high foot.


56′ The corner is taken short before Gulácsi punches clear a cross from Sarabia.


56′ Correa wins a corner.


54′ Chance!! Correa is sent through on-goal after a poor back-pass from Ilsanker, the striker has just Gulácsi to beat but the keeper makes a fine save with his trailing leg to deny the substitute.


53′ Slight delay in the match as Pizarro is receiving treatment after a clash of heads with Forsberg.


51′ Correa fires an effort wide into the side-netting from a tight-angle.


51′ Augustin is caught offside.


47′ The corner is cleared.


46′ Chance!! Augustin pulls the ball back to Poulsen, whose flick is smothered behind by Soria.


45′ Sevilla get the second-half underway.


45′ During the interval Sevilla make six changes with Rico, Carriço, Banega, Escudero, Ben Yedder and Nolito replaced by David Soria, Gabriel Mercado, Álex Pozo, Pablo Sarabia, Joaquín Correa and Ganso.


HT: So will Sevilla hold onto their lead or will Leipzig come back in this match? Join us again for the second-half.


HT: Leipzig will need to be more clinical in front of goal if they are to come back in this match. They have wasted a number of good chances and won’t want to rue their missed opportunities. Sevilla have been fortunate thus far in the match. They have rarely threatened but have the lead due to a controversial penalty, which was eventually scored by Ben Yedder. They will have to make the most of their chances in the second-half as they will be eager to put the tie to bed. They also have to be at their best defensively as they won’t want to lose their lead.


HT: The Germans created some good chances and went close when Forsberg fired an effort at-goal from the edge of the area but Rico made a straightforward save before Augustin fired just over the bar on the volley. Poulsen then volleyed an effort just over the bar from a deflected Sabitzer cross.


HT: The former Europa League winners didn’t create many chances but took the lead through a controversial penalty that was awarded after Montoya was sent tumbling by Bernardo, who appeared to take the ball. Ben Yedder stepped-up to score the resulting-spot-kick, sending Gulácsi the wrong way.


HT: So Sevilla lead at the break.


45′ The referee blows his whistle to bring the first 45 minutes to an end.


44′ Chance!! A deflected cross from Sabitzer falls to Poulsen, but he fires the ball over the bar on the volley.


41′ Sabitzer pulls the ball back to Ilsanker, who fires an effort harmlessly over the bar from-range.


40′ Corchia fires an effort from-range that deflects kindly for Gulácsi.


35′ Montoya fires an effort harmlessly over the bar from the edge of the area.


35′ Goal!! Ben Yedder sends Gulácsi the wrong way to put Sevilla ahead.


34′ Penalty!! Montoya is sent tumbling by Bernardo, who slid in. The full-back appeared to have got the ball but the referee points to the spot.


31′ Ben Yedder is caught offside.


31′ Bernardo is penalised for a foul.


31′ The corner causes havoc but Sevilla eventually clear the danger.


30′ The corner deflects behind for another corner.


30′ Sabitzer fires an effort that deflects just over the bar.


23′ The corner is taken short but eventually comes to nothing.


22′ Upamecano concedes a corner.


22′ Banega wins a freekick after a foul from Ilsanker.


18′ Chance!! Augustin latches onto a fine lobbed-pass from Sabitzer to volley just over the bar.


18′ Pizarro is penalised for a foul on Forsberg.


15′ Banega’s delivery is cleared.


15′ Montoya wins a corner.


14′ Keïta is penalised for a foul on Montoya.


13′ Play resumes.


12′ Slight delay in the match as Corchia and Bernardo receive treatment after a challenge.


11′ The corner is taken short but eventually comes to nothing.


10′ Lasso wins a corner.


8′ Close!! Forsberg fires an effort at-goal but Rico makes a comfortable stop.


7′ Keïta wins a freekick after a foul from Montoya.


3′ Poulsen wins a freekick after a foul from Carriço.


2′ Poulsen wins a freekick.


0′ Banega wins a freekick after a foul from Bernardo.


0′ RB Leipzig get the game underway.


Team news:

RB Leipzig: Péter Gulácsi (GK), Bernardo, Dayot Upamecano, Willi Orban, Lukas Klostermann, Stefan Ilsanker, Naby Keïta, Emil Forsberg, Marcel Sabitzer, Jean-Kévin Augustin, Yussuf Poulsen

Sevilla FC: Sergio Rico (GK), Sergio Escudero, Clément Lenglet, Daniel Carriço, Sébastien Corchia, Éver Banega, Guido Pizarro, Borja Lasso, Walter Montoya, Nolito, Wissam Ben Yedder

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