Sevilla 1-0 Cádiz: tops 1-0 with a late goal scored by I. Rakitic

SEVILLA. Sevilla snatched a late win Cádiz 1-0 after I. Rakitic scored a penalty (89').

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SEVILLA. Sevilla snatched a late win Cádiz 1-0 after I. Rakitic scored a penalty (89′). Sevilla was vastly superior ball possession (75%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

Iván Alejo received a red card (87′)​. This double yellow card was one of the reason why Cádiz lost the match.

The match was played at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium in Sevilla on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. The referee was Alejandro José Hernández Hernández with the support of José Enrique Naranjo Pérez and Diego Sánchez Rojo. The 4th official was Fernando Bueno Prieto. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.91 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.​

Match Statistics

Sevilla was in firm control of the ball 75% while Cádiz was struggling with a 25% ball possession.

Sevilla was more aggressive with 101 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sevilla won the encounter.

Sevilla shot 19 times, 10 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Cádiz shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Sevilla received 2 yellow cards (Erik Lamela and Jorge Sampaoli). Talking about the opposition, Cádiz received 3 yellow cards (Alfonso Espino, Rubén Sobrino and Iván Alejo).

Also, Cádiz didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Iván Alejo (Cádiz) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (87′).

After playing this contest, Sevilla will have 18 points like Almería to stay in the 15th place. Regarding the opposition, Cádiz will stay with 16 points to stay in the 19th place.

Match Events

  • 33'
    33'

    Erik Lamela

  • 34'
    34'

    Alfonso Espino

  • 45'
    45'

    Rubén Sobrino

  • 45'
    45'

    Erik Lamela (Goal Disallowed)

  • 59'
    59'

    Jorge Sampaoli

  • 70'
    70'

    Iván Alejo

    Théo Bongonda

  • 70'
    70'

    Youba Diarra

    Brian Ocampo

  • 74'
    74'

    Gonzalo Montiel

    Fernando

  • 74'
    74'

    Lucas Ocampos

    Erik Lamela

  • 79'
    79'

    Rafa Mir

    Youssef En-Nesyri

  • 79'
    79'

    Suso

    Óliver Torres

  • 81'
    81'

    S. Arzamendia

    Rubén Sobrino

  • 83'
    83'

    Iván Alejo

  • 87'
    87'

    Iván Alejo

  • 87'
    87'

    Suso (Penalty confirmed)

  • 89'
    89'

    Ivan Rakitic (Penalty)

  • 90'
    90'

    Álvaro Negredo

    Rubén Alcaraz

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Sevilla will host Elche on the 28th of January with a 5-1 head to head stats in favor of Sevilla (2 draws).

Cádiz will host Mallorca on the 28th of January with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Mallorca (1 draw).

Sevilla: Formation and Lineups

Sevilla started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya chose to play with the following team: Bono (6.8), Loïc Badé (6.9), Nemanja Gudelj (7.2), Karim Rekik (6.6), Jesús Navas (6.7), Fernando (6.5), Joan Jordán (7.6), Erik Lamela (6.8), Óliver Torres (7.8), Ivan Rakitić (8.2) and Youssef En-Nesyri (6.2).

Substitutes

Sevilla made 4 changes: Fernando for Gonzalo Montiel (74′), Erik Lamela for Lucas Ocampos (74′), Youssef En-Nesyri for Rafa Mir (79′) and Óliver Torres for Suso (79′).

Top player: Ivan Rakitić

The player who no doubt impressed Sevilla the most was Ivan Rakitić.

His rating is (8.2) with 1 goal, 73 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 10 crosses.

Cádiz: Formation and Lineups

Cádiz started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the opposite side, Sergio González Soriano played with: Jeremías Ledesma (8.1), Isaac Carcelén (7.5), Luis Hernández (6.5), Mamadou Mbaye (7.1), Alfonso Espino (6.8), Theo Bongonda (6.6), Rubén Alcaraz (6.2), Álex Fernández (6.4), Brian Ocampo (6.2), Rubén Sobrino (6.4) and Anthony Lozano (6.8).

Substitutes

Cádiz made 4 changes: Théo Bongonda for Iván Alejo (70′), Brian Ocampo for Youba Diarra (70′), Rubén Sobrino for S. Arzamendia (81′) and Rubén Alcaraz for Álvaro Negredo (90′).

Best player: Jeremías Ledesma

The player that probably impressed the most for Cádiz was the goalkeeper: Jeremías Ledesma. His rating is 8.13. He performed 7 saves.

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