Sevilla 1-0 Wolves: Ocampos leaves them two steps from No 6

Five time winners Sevilla needed a late Ocampos winner to set up Man United semi

Con este gol Ocampos metió al Sevilla de cabeza en las semis | MEDIAPRO

Julen Lopetegui's Sevilla will face Manchester United in the semi-finals of the Europa League.

Alba López


Europa League





Rui Patrício; Doherty, Boly, Coady, Saïss, Vinagre; Moutinho (Pedro Neto, 70'), Dendoncker, Neves; Adama (Jota, 78'), Raúl Jiménez.


Bono; Jesús Navas, Koundé, Diego Carlos, Reguilón; Fernando, Jordán (Vázquez, 84'); Suso (Munir (89'), Banega, Ocampos; En-Nesyri (Luuk de Jong, 84).


0-1 M. 88 Ocampos.


Daniele Orsato (Italia). TA: Saïss (49') y Neves (91') / Diego Carlos (10').


MSV Arena. A puerta cerrada.

The Andalusians, who have won the competition five times, more than any other club, might have been out if Raul Jimenez scored the penalty won by Adama Traore in the first half.

Bono saved it, but even then it could have been retaken as players encroached into the area.

A tight game was heading for 30 more minutes but Ever Banega's dangerous cross was flicked in by Ocampos on his head.

“We came up against a good side who are really tight at the back,” said Sevilla goalkeeper Bono.

“They were well set up and it was so tough to cause them any sort of harm, so when the goal arrived we felt that kind of relief just lift off us.

"I've been practicing saving penalties, especially with Ocampos, who takes penalties in a similar way [to Jimenez]. I know Raul from our time together at Atlético Madrid so I knew a little bit how he tends to take them. But you always need luck, too.”

Sevilla face Man United on Sunday. On Monday, Shakhtar Donetsk play Inter Milan after a 4-1 thumping of Basel.


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