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Slavia Praha v Sevilla background

Slavia Praha became a initial organisation to equivocate better during Sevilla in this UEFA Europa League debate with an astonishing 2-2 pull in Andalusia, environment adult a rarely expected lapse in a Czech capital, where Slavia are on a run of 4 unbroken purify sheets.

• Slavia done it by a UEFA Europa League organisation theatre for a initial time, finishing runners-up to Zenit in Group C with 10 points. They knocked Genk out of a turn of 32 with a 4-1 second-leg win in Belgium following a 0-0 pull in Prague.

• Sevilla were too clever for Lazio in a turn of 32, winning 1-0 in Rome and 2-0 in Seville. They had had to wait until matchday 6 to sign their place in a knockout phase, defeating Krasnodar 3-0 during home to finish above them during a tip of Group J on a head-to-head rule.

Highlights: Sevilla 2-2 Slavia Praha

Highlights: Sevilla 2-2 Slavia Praha

Previous meetings
• Wissam Ben Yedder’s idea after usually 24 seconds – his fifth in 4 UEFA Europa League games and seventh of a foe – gave Sevilla an early advantage in a initial leg, though Slavia responded with a fantastic Miroslav Stoch equaliser, and a visitors came from behind a second time when a felicitous idea from defender Alex Král – his initial in Europe – cancelled out Munir’s strike before half-time.

• Sevilla kick Slavia 4-2 during home and 3-0 divided in 2007/08 as both clubs done their entrance in a UEFA Champions League organisation stage. Sevilla strikers Luís Fabiano and Frédéric Kanouté were on aim in both games.

• Slavia have posted usually one win in 11 games opposite Spanish antithesis – and even that victory, 2-0 during home to Celta Vigo in a 2003/04 UEFA Champions League third subordinate round, was deficient to secure swell following a first-leg 3-0 better in Galicia. Their many new home tie opposite Spanish visitors finished 0-2 opposite Villarreal in final season’s UEFA Europa League organisation stage.

• Sevilla have never mislaid in 8 UEFA encounters opposite Czech antithesis and have a record of W2 D2 in a Czech Republic. They have already faced a Czech bar this season, overcoming Sigma Olomouc 4-0 on total in a play-offs (1-0 away, 3-0 home).

#UEL turn of 16 initial legs: Best goals

#UEL turn of 16 initial legs: Best goals

Form guide
Slavia
• As runners-up to Viktoria Plzeň in a 2017/18 Czech Liga, Slavia warranted a mark in a UEFA Champions League third subordinate round, where better by Dynamo Kyiv (1-1 home, 0-2 away) sent them into a UEFA Europa League organisation stage. They won a Czech Cup final term, defeating Jablonec 3-1 in a final.

• Slavia’s dual prior UEFA Europa League organisation theatre campaigns, in 2009/10 and 2017/18, both finished unsuccessfully, though they done it third time propitious this term, scoring usually 4 goals in their 6 games though finishing above København and Bordeaux.

• UEFA Cup semi-finalists in 1995/96, Slavia’s many new coming in a final 16 of a European foe was in a 2002/03 UEFA Cup, when they were knocked out by BeÅŸiktaÅŸ (1-0 home, 2-4 away).

• The Prague bar have nonetheless to concur during home in any of their 4 UEFA Europa League fixtures this term, violence Bordeaux (1-0) and Zenit (2-0) and sketch 0-0 opposite København and Genk. They are undefeated in their final 5 European home fixtures (W2 D3).

• Slavia have won 5 of a 7 UEFA foe ties in that they have drawn a divided initial leg, next on all 3 occasions when a scoreline has been 2-2, many recently opposite Mouscron of Belgium in a 2002/03 UEFA Cup initial turn (5-1 home). Their usually dual eliminations have been on a divided goals order after a goalless initial leg.

Sevilla's 5 Europa League triumphs

Sevilla’s 5 Europa League triumphs

Sevilla
• Although they were UEFA Champions League quarter-finalists final term, seventh place in Spain’s Liga meant that Sevilla’s initial compare behind in a UEFA Europa League given their 2016 final success opposite Liverpool was in a second subordinate round. They went on to win 6 of out 6 in qualifying, violence Újpest, Žalgiris Vilnius and Olomouc home and away.

• Sevilla surfaced Group J with 12 points, scoring 18 goals – a many of any of a 48 clubs in a organisation stage. Their dual defeats both came on a highway – 1-2 during Krasnodar and 0-1 during Standard Liège.

• This is Sevilla’s fifth coming in a UEFA Europa League knockout proviso and fourth in a turn of 16, where they have a ideal record. En track to winning a foe 3 times in a quarrel from 2013/14 to 2015/16, they claimed last-16 successes against, respectively, city rivals Real Betis (0-2 home, 2-0 away, 4-3 on pens), Villarreal (3-1 away, 2-1 home) and Basel (0-0 away, 3-0 home).

• Sevilla have won 12 of their 15 European games this season, racking adult 40 goals and surrender nine. However, they have claimed feat in usually 3 of their final 8 fixtures outward Spain in a UEFA Europa League proper, one of that was a 3-1 better of Liverpool in a 2016 final.

• There have been 7 prior instances of Sevilla sketch a initial leg of a UEFA tie during home and they have won 4 of those ties, including all of a final three, among them a turn of 16 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in their trophy-winning 2006/07 UEFA Cup debate when they followed adult a 2-2 home pull with a 3-2 divided win. That is a usually prior arise that Sevilla were hold 2-2 during home in a initial leg.

Pick of a saves from a final 16 initial legs

Pick of a saves from a final 16 initial legs

Links and trivia
• Tomáš Vaclík is a Czech Republic general and played in his homeland for Vítkovice (2007–10), Viktoria Žižkov (2010–12) and Sparta Praha (2012–14). While he was during Žižkov, stream Slavia trainer JindÅ™ich TrpiÅ¡ovský and goalkeeping manager Å tÄ›pán Kolář were on a club’s staff.

• Vaclík played opposite Slavia in a Czech fasten on 6 occasions, once for Žižkov and 5 times for Sparta (W4 D1 L1).

• Sevilla’s 3 new mid-season arrivals all played in this season’s UEFA Champions League organisation theatre – Maximilian Wöber for Ajax, Munir El Haddadi for Barcelona and Marko Rog for Napoli.

• Slavia’s Jan signing Lukáš Masopust done 3 appearances for Jablonec in this season’s UEFA Europa League organisation stage.

• Sevilla are one of usually dual clubs concerned in a turn of 16 to have won a UEFA Europa League, alongside 2012/13 champions Chelsea. There are 5 others who, like Sevilla (2005/06 and 2006/07), carried a prize in a prior guise as a UEFA Cup.

• Sevilla became a fifth side to measure 100 goals in a UEFA Europa League, organisation theatre to final, when Wissam Ben Yedder non-stop a scoring in a turn of 32 second-leg win opposite Lazio.

• With 7 goals Ben Yedder has assimilated Salzburg’s Munas Dabbur as a heading scorer in this season’s UEFA Europa League, organisation theatre to final. Sevilla, with 23 goals, are a corner top-scoring organisation in a competition, alongside Eintracht Frankfurt.

• Slavia’s 4 goals in a organisation theatre was a fewest by any of a 32 competent teams, including a 8 who finished third in their UEFA Champions League group. They doubled that total in a turn of 32 second-leg win during Genk.

• Slavia are one of 4 clubs concerned in a turn of 16 who have never formerly participated during this connection of a UEFA Europa League; Eintracht Frankfurt, Dinamo Zagreb and Rennes are a others.

• Sevilla are a longest flourishing organisation in this season’s UEFA Europa League, carrying started in a second subordinate round.

#UEL turn of 16 initial legs in 90 seconds

#UEL turn of 16 initial legs in 90 seconds

Penalty shoot-outs
• Slavia’s record in dual UEFA chastisement shoot-outs is W2 L0:
5-4 v Schalke, 1998/99 UEFA Cup initial round
4-3 v Žilina, 2007/08 UEFA Champions League second subordinate round

• Sevilla’s record in 6 UEFA chastisement shoot-outs is W5 L1:
4-3 v PAOK, 1990/91 UEFA Cup initial round
3-1 v Espanyol, 2006/07 UEFA Cup final
2-3 v Fenerbahçe, 2007/08 UEFA Champions League turn of 16
4-3 v Real Betis, 2013/14 UEFA Europa League turn of 16
4-2 v Benfica, 2013/14 UEFA Europa League final
5-4 v Athletic Club, 2015/16 UEFA Europa League quarter-final

The coaches
• Heavily shabby by Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, Jindřich Trpišovský started out as a girl manager during Sparta Praha before impressing with his work during second-division Viktoria Žižkov. He afterwards took over during Slovan Liberec in 2017, heading a bar into a UEFA Europa League organisation theatre dual seasons running. He left Liberec for Slavia in Dec 2017 and won a Czech Cup with a Prague outfit a following spring.

• Pablo Machín was allocated by Sevilla as their new conduct manager on a two-year agreement in May 2018 – a prerogative for 4 on-going campaigns during a helm of Catalan outfit Girona, whom he guided into a Spanish tip moody before surpassing expectations by heading them to a tenth-placed Liga finish in 2017/18. Forced to retire from personification during 23, he had a extensive organisation with home-town bar Numancia before fasten Girona in 2014. This is his initial deteriorate on a European stage.

Article source: https://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000992/match=2026914/prematch/background/index.html?rss=2593658+Slavia+Praha+v+Sevilla+background

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