He Sevilla FC says goodbye to the Champions League, on the penultimate day of the group stage, falling 2-3 against PSV Eindhoven at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán, despite the fact that the locals had a 2-0 lead until the 68th minute.
The accounts in Nervión were almost solely about winning, a pending issue this campaign in Europe, and the goals of Sergio Ramos (m.24) y Youssef En-Nesyri, at the beginning of the second half, they put them on their toes. Too nice for a team denied, with only one victory in the last 12 games, and that collapsed in the last 20 minutes playing with ten.
Two yellow cards in a row for Lucas Ocamposa goal from Ismael Saibari, and Sevilla it started to shakeunable to face a PSV that attacked in waves and that saw the opportunity to tie its pass to the second round within Group B. Yorbe Vertessen, who came on at the end of the first half for the injured Hirving Lozano, personalized the nightmare, the ghost that intimidated all of Nervión.
Pizjuán feared the tragedy that was coming, due to the attack of a superior PSV. In the 84th minute, Gudelj was the one who scored his own goal, after a shot by Vertessen, the best of the Dutch, without a mark on a right wing without Jesús Navas. The captain forced himself after a threat of injury but with the score at 2-0 it seemed like the job was well underway when he was substituted in the 58th minute.
Con Diego Alonso on the wire, the fourth coach in a year, the indicated directive, everything turned in that bitter direction that haunts Sevilla. A yellow for Ocampos for protesting in the 63rd minute and three minutes later, another for going hard to cut off a ball, with the misfortune of stumbling and even risking the injury.
The great goal of Saibari He forced changes in the locals, but there was no reaction, nor a defense to stop the bleeding. After 2-2, with nothing to lose, Sevilla regained its composure, but risked neglecting a defense that has not worked for a long time. In Vertessen’s run and the header of Baby The Andalusian team died in the maximum competition, with a thread still for the Europa League.
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