Sevilla vs Atletico Madrid Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: February 27, 2013; Time: 9:00 PM UTC;
Venue: Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán — Sevilla.
Simeone’s team will be looking to hold their first-leg lead. Los Rojiblancos visit the Andalusian capital with a one goal advantage and hopes to progress to the Copa del Rey final.
Sevilla stands 12th in La Liga with 32 points from 25 games. Their present form has seen 2 wins and 3 defeats. Last five home matches the Andalusians have finished with 1 loss and 4 straight wins. Sevilla lost to Barcelona with the score 2-1 this weekend and are 22 points behind Atletico Madrid now. They have knocked out Zaragoza, Mallorca and Espanyol to progress to the Copa del Rey semi-finals.
Atletico goes 2nd in the Spanish Primera league table with 56 points from 25 matches. Their present form have seen 2 losses and 3 straight wins from last five games. Last five away fixtures the Rojiblancos have ended with 1 draw, 2 defeats and 2 wins. They have won Espanyol 1-0 this weekend. Atletico Madrid have won 9 Copa del Rey trophies, and the last one came in 1996.
Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone leaved some key players out of the game at the weekend. Atletico are already out of Europe competition, so the Copa del Rey remains their last chance to win something this season. Simeone has no new injuries or suspensions ahead of this clash. Forward Adrian was rested against Espanyol and midfielder Cristian Rodriguez came in second-half. But both are likely to play.
Sevilla head coach Unai Emery can count on Emir Spahic after the defender missed the game against Barcelona due to suspension. Both forwards Alvaro Negredo and Jose Antonio Reyes will come back into the starting line-up, after starting on the bench against Barca. While Piotr Trochowski is still a long-term knee injured.
Sevilla line-up: Beto, Coke, Fazio, Spahic, Navarro, Kondogbia, Medel, Navas, Morel, Reyes, Negredo.
Last three mathces:
FC Barcelona 2 – Sevilla 1;
Sevilla 3 – Deportivo;
Real Madrid CF 4 – Sevilla 1.
Atletico Madrid line-up: Courtois, Juanfran, Godin, Diaz, Luis, Tiago, Suarez, Adrian, Turan, Rodriguez, Falcao.
Last three matches:
Atletico Madrid 1 – Espanyol 0;
Rubin Kazan 0 – Atletico Madrid 1;
Valladolid 0 – Atletico Madrid 3.