Sevilla was leading in the game from a very start. Unfortunately to Sevilla’s fans, the team could not keep up with the attacks of Valladolid. The guest team scored a late goal.
Sevilla won the first half
Lopetegui was very positive before the match. During the press-conference, Lopetegui said that Sevilla needs to take all important points in 2020. Lopetegui started the match with an interesting line-up. Rakitic started the game from the very first minute. Along with Fernando, Rakitic was controlling the midfield of Sevilla. Torres on the other hand was playing as the main winger of the right side. Lopetegui played with three main attacking-line players. Lucas Ocampos, who scored a goal, was playing on the left side. He was the main winger and had a big influence on the match. Suso was playing on the right wing and El Nesyri was the main striker.
From a very start, Sevilla was attacking a lot. Lopetegui’s team was there for three points and it was visible from their attitude. In a very first minute, Sevilla had a moment to open the score-line. Ocampos was very close to scoring a goal but the goal post helped Valladolid. In the middle of the first half, the referee pointed to the penalty spot. It was a hand-ball from Valladolid’s defender. Lucas Ocampos successfully used this chance and gave a lead to Seville.
Valladolid scored a late goal
Sevilla was not good in the second half. Team was really good at controlling the ball but Sevilla had zero shots on target in the second half. Team could not keep up with Valladolid. The guest club decided to take a chance and try their best. In the 87th minute, Valladolid took the corner but Sevilla’s defenders played well. In just a few seconds, left full-back Garcia took the ball and scored a screamer. It was a beautiful goal and Valladolid took one point from Sevilla’s stadium.