The Spaniards were on Thursday in the knockout round of the last sixteen of Duisburg against the Italian soccer team AS Roma with 2:0 (2:0) through. Because of the Corona pandemic had been able to take place in March, not a match between the two teams, so that only one game led to the decision. In the next round, Seville meets next Tuesday (11. August/21: 00) on the Wolverhampton Wanderers or Olympiakos Piraeus. Sergio Reguilón (22.) brought the five-time winners of the competition in the almost deserted city of Duisburg, Arena in the lead. Youssef En-Nesyri increased shortly before the break (44.). Rome Gianluca Mancini saw in the stoppage time after a foul on the Red card (90.+10).
Sevilla got off to the better Start. Defensive player Jules Koundé failed to clear a corner with a header at the crossbar (12.). Regulión met ten minutes later, after a beautiful Solo. Rome had after great effort, to put the opponent in a decisive under pressure and could counter. The second Sevilla goal came after a quick turn, with two passports, the template was winger Lucas Ocampos.
After the break, Rome was not trying to push for the first goal, managed to earn a lot of compelling opportunities. Instead, it met in the 73. Minute Koundé for Sevilla in the goal of the Romans, referee Björn Kuipers (Netherlands) was not the hit, but due to an offside position. Éver Banega failed with a free kick off the crossbar (90.+1).dpa Date Of Update: 06 August 2020, 18:26