Sevilla on quarterfinal in 60 years as Roma advance past Shakhtar

Posted on March 14, 2018, 6:01 pm
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Sevilla is one of the oldest Spanish football club used to participate in every season of Spanish top flight La Liga. Besides, they are a respective participants in UEFA Champions League in the season. However, they won five UEFA Europa League titles but their history in Champions League are not so good. Sevilla on quarterfinal in 60 years as Roma advance past Shakhtar last 2 ucl match.

Sevilla on quarterfinal in 60 years as Roma advance past Shakhtar

In the season of Champions League, they are moving towards the title as we speak. In the other match, Italian Roma won against Shakhtar Donetsk. So, Sevilla & Roma promoted to quarter final yesterday where they won against Manchester United in the 2nd leg and beat them at the away ground. So, considering the both two legs, Sevilla was ahead of goals aggregations. So, they have got promoted to the quarter final of Champions League.

Manchester United was defeated against Spanish club Sevilla yesterday and after sixty years, Sevilla moved to the quarter final of UEFA Champions league. On the other hand, Italian Roma beat Shakhtar Donetsk and secured their place in the last eight of the tournament.

Sevilla 2 1 Man utd Champions league round 16

In last Tuesday at the return leg, the match of Champions League was hosted at Old Trafford where Sevilla beat the local team the Red Devils by 2 – 1 goals. At the home venue of England, it was the first victory of Sevilla. At the first leg of Spanish club ground, the match finished with draw by 0 – 0 goals.

In other match, at the home venue Roma beat Shakhtar Donetsk by 1 – 0 goals. After the season of 2007/08, the Italian club jumped to the quarter final for the first time. At the first leg, the Ukraine club Shakhtar Donetsk won by 2 – 1 goals at their home venue. So, considering the two legs, the score line was 2 – 2 but Roma had the away goal facility and so, they were qualified for the next round.

Roma 1 0 Shakhtar champions league round of 16

In 38th minutes at the Old Trafford, the first chance was received by Manchester United. Sanchez and Fellaini moved towards the box and finally Fellaini took the shot which was stopped by the goalkeeper. No teams could score goals at the first half.

In 72nd minutes, Colombian midfielder Muriel was replaced by Ben Yedder. Just few minutes later, within four minutes Ben Yedder scored two goals and took control of the match. In 74th minutes of the game, Pablo Sarabia made a pass to him and he did not give any chance but found the net.

Just few moments later, Argentine midfielder made a cross which was got by the French forward Ben Yedder at the front of goal post and through head, he made the second goal.

In 84th minutes of the game, the goal difference was reduced by Manchester United. Belgian forward Lukaku scored the only goal but they could not make any happy ending. After 1957/58, Sevilla reached the quarter final of Champions League for the first time.