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Athletic Bilbao 3-1 Sevilla

Sevilla keeper Salvatore Sirigu (left) leaves the field as midfielder Vicente Iborra takes over in goal
Sevilla have won the Europa League the last three seasons

Midfielder Vicente Iborra had to go in goal after goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu was sent off for violent conduct as Sevilla lost to Athletic Bilbao.

Sevilla had made all three substitutes and trailed 2-1 when Sirigu was dismissed in the 88th minute.

Iborra, could not stop Aritz Aduriz's penalty.

On-loan Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri cancelled out Mikel San Jose's opener for Bilbao before Mikel Balenziaga made it 2-1.

Italian keeper Sirigu was shown a straight red card after elbowing Aduriz in the back.

Bilbao's win lifted them up to third in La Liga, while Sevilla dropped to fourth.

Line-ups

Ath Bilbao

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 26Arrizabalaga Revuelta
  • 18De Marcos Arana
  • 27Álvarez Lopez
  • 4Laporte
  • 24Balenziaga Oruesagasti
  • 6San José
  • 7Etxebarria UrkiagaSubstituted forMerino Zuloagaat 90+1'minutes
  • 11WilliamsBooked at 90mins
  • 22Garcia EscuderoSubstituted forSaborit Teixidorat 77'minutes
  • 14SusaetaSubstituted forIturraspe Derteanoat 70'minutes
  • 20AdurizBooked at 33mins

Substitutes

  • 1Iraizoz Moreno
  • 8Iturraspe Derteano
  • 10Muniain Goñi
  • 15Lekue Martínez
  • 16Etxeita Gorritxategi
  • 19Merino Zuloaga
  • 25Saborit Teixidor

Sevilla

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 25SiriguBooked at 88mins
  • 3Ferreira FilhoBooked at 90mins
  • 21Martín ParejaSubstituted forViettoat 69'minutes
  • 24MercadoBooked at 56mins
  • 5Kolodziejczak
  • 8Iborra
  • 4Kranevitter
  • 17Sarabia
  • 10Nasri
  • 11CorreaSubstituted forMachín Pérezat 59'minutes
  • 30Fernández LunaSubstituted forVázquezat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Rico
  • 9Vietto
  • 14Kiyotake
  • 15N'Zonzi
  • 18Escudero
  • 20Machín Pérez
  • 22Vázquez
Referee:
Alejandro José Hernández Hernández
Attendance:
42,650

Match Stats

Home TeamAth BilbaoAway TeamSevilla
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home14
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Athletic Club 3, Sevilla 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Athletic Club 3, Sevilla 1.

  3. Booking

    Mariano (Sevilla) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Booking

    Iñaki Williams (Athletic Club) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Vicente Iborra (Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Iñaki Williams (Athletic Club).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Athletic Club. Sabin replaces Beñat.

  8. Goal!

    Goal! Athletic Club 3, Sevilla 1. Aduriz (Athletic Club) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  9. Dismissal

    Salvatore Sirigu (Sevilla) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

  10. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Salvatore Sirigu (Sevilla) after a foul in the penalty area.

  11. Post update

    Penalty Athletic Club. Aduriz draws a foul in the penalty area.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by De Marcos.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Iturraspe.

  14. Post update

    Offside, Sevilla. Matías Kranevitter tries a through ball, but Luciano Vietto is caught offside.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Iñaki Williams (Athletic Club) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Enric Saborit.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Athletic Club. Conceded by Gabriel Mercado.

  17. Post update

    Offside, Sevilla. Samir Nasri tries a through ball, but Vitolo is caught offside.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Athletic Club. Enric Saborit replaces Raúl García.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Franco Vázquez (Sevilla) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Arrizabalaga.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid6420156914
2Barcelona64111961313
3Ath Bilbao640296312
4Sevilla6321119211
5Las Palmas63121411310
6Eibar631286210
7Atl Madrid523011299
8Villarreal52306339
9Real Betis6222811-38
10Real Sociedad621389-17
11Leganés521258-37
12Sporting Gijón6213514-97
13Alavés51314406
14Dep La Coruña512234-15
15Espanyol5122912-35
16Malaga612358-35
17Celta Vigo511338-54
18Valencia5104711-43
19Granada5023612-62
20Osasuna5023410-62
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