UPDATE: Postponed due to safety reasons!
Thursday evening, Sevilla FC receive AS Roma on behalf of the 1 / 8th finals of the Europa League. Both teams will want to win to get ahead before the return match
Sevilla FC vs Roma Free Betting Tips
With 15 points taken from 18 possible this fall, Sevilla FC finished at the top of their group without too much problem in front of Apoel Nicosia, Qarabag and Dudelange during the group stage of the Europa League following their first 5 victories and a last defeat against Apoel Nicosia (1-0). In the 16th finals, the Andalusians had all the trouble in the world to get rid of the Romanians of Cluj and only qualified thanks to their goal scored in the first leg (1-1) before the return match (0-0) . In La Liga, they are in 3rd place behind Barça and Real. After winning against Getafe (0-3) and Osasuna (3-2), they were held in check by Atlético Madrid (2-2) on Saturday.
Present in group J during the 1st round, AS Roma found themselves in 2nd place in their group behind Istanbul BB but ahead of Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Austrians of Wolfsberger. During the previous round, the players of the Eternal City got rid of La Gantoise thanks to their victory won in the first leg (1-0) and the draw obtained in the return (1-1). On the national scene, the Romans occupy the 5th rank in the ranking behind Juventus, Lazio, Inter and Atalanta. On the other hand, they remain on 2 good successes obtained against Lecce (4-0) and Cagliari (3-4) last weekend.
The staff for Sevilla FC vs Roma
With the exception of Fernando, everyone should be there for Sevilla FC. Starting with the former Marseille player Ocampos who has just scored 3 goals in his last 4 games.
On the Roman side, the incumbents Pellegrini and Zaniolo, the important Diawara and Pastore and the replacements Mirante and Zappacosta are all on the drawing board and will not be able to travel to Andalusia.
The compositions for Sevilla FC vs Roma
The likely composition of Sevilla:
Vaclik – Navas, Koundé, Sergi Gomez, Escudero – Vasquez, Jordan, Banega – Ocampos, En-Nesyri, Ronny Lopes.
Absent: Fernando (injured)
The planned tactical arrangement (4-3-3):
Navas – Koundé – Sergi Gomez – Escudero
Vasquez – Jordan – Banega
Ocampos – En-Nesyri – Ronny Lopes
The likely composition of Roma:
Pau Lopez – Bruno Peres, Smalling, Fazio, Kolarov – Villar, Cristante – Under, Mkhitaryan, Kluivert – Kalinic
Absent: Pellegrini, Zaniolo, Diawara, Pastore, Mirante, Zappacosta (injured)
The planned tactical arrangement (4-2-3-1):
Bruno Peres – Smalling – Fazio – Kolarov
Villar – Cristante
Under – Mkhitaryan – Kluivert
The history of confrontations Sevilla FC vs Roma
Since 2008, the two teams have not competed in official competition.
Key points for the match Sevilla FC vs Roma
– The two teams have returned to form in recent weeks.
– Roma have always scored in their last 12 meetings in all competitions.
– Sevilla have scored in 13 of their last 14 matches.
Free Betting Tips Sevilla FC vs Roma
These two teams may not be able to decide between themselves in this meeting. Draw
Betting Tips: Both teams to score