Spanish La Liga
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Sevilla 2-1 Alavés

Wissam Ben Yedder
Wissam Ben Yedder joined Sevilla in August 2016 on a five-year deal

Wissam Ben Yedder's late strike gave Sevilla a 2-1 win over Alaves in a chaotic La Liga game that saw four players and the referee go off injured.

The French striker opened the scoring on 74 minutes after both sides had lost two players to injuries.

Alaves equalised through Victor Laguardia shortly after referee Mateu Lahoz limped off with a calf problem.

However, Ben Yedder backheeled Vitolo's cross past the keeper in the 89th minute to move Sevilla up to second.

Alaves midfielders Kiko Femenia and Daniel Torres were both forced off the pitch inside the first half hour.

Samir Nasri - on loan from Manchester City - and Luciano Vietto were then replaced for Sevilla shortly after the break, before substitute Ganso set up Ben Yedder's first goal.

The fourth official replaced Lahoz for the final stages of the game as Laguardia tapped in a corner to level the scores.

Ben Yedder, who scored the deciding goal in Sevilla's Champions League clash with Lyon on Tuesday, again proved the difference with a crisp finish.

Line-ups

Sevilla

Formation 4-1-3-2

  • 1Rico
  • 3Ferreira FilhoBooked at 90mins
  • 24MercadoBooked at 33mins
  • 21Martín Pareja
  • 18Escudero
  • 15N'Zonzi
  • 10NasriSubstituted forSarabiaat 58'minutes
  • 22Vázquez
  • 20Machín Pérez
  • 9ViettoSubstituted forde Limaat 61'minutes
  • 12Ben YedderSubstituted forIborraat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kranevitter
  • 5Kolodziejczak
  • 8Iborra
  • 11Correa
  • 17Sarabia
  • 19de Lima
  • 31Caro Díaz

Alavés

Formation 5-4-1

  • 1Pacheco
  • 21FemeníaSubstituted forPanticat 26'minutes
  • 5Laguardia
  • 4Ruano DelgadoBooked at 41mins
  • 3García CarneroBooked at 78mins
  • 15HernándezBooked at 37mins
  • 17Méndez OrtegaBooked at 89mins
  • 16TorresSubstituted forKrsticicat 29'minutes
  • 6LlorenteBooked at 65mins
  • 8CamarasaSubstituted forKataiat 79'minutes
  • 20Brum Silva Acosta

Substitutes

  • 2Pantic
  • 9Santos
  • 11Gómez Pérez
  • 13Ortolá
  • 19García Sánchez
  • 23Krsticic
  • 25Katai
Referee:
Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz
Attendance:
32,144

Match Stats

Home TeamSevillaAway TeamAlavés
Possession
Home75%
Away25%
Shots
Home20
Away7
Shots on Target
Home12
Away1
Corners
Home9
Away2
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sevilla 2, Alavés 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sevilla 2, Alavés 1.

  3. Post update

    Hand ball by Edgar Méndez (Alavés).

  4. Post update

    Foul by Vicente Iborra (Sevilla).

  5. Post update

    Nenad Krsticic (Alavés) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Booking

    Mariano (Sevilla) is shown the yellow card.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Franco Vázquez.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Fernando Pacheco.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Steven N'Zonzi.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Raúl García.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Sevilla. Vicente Iborra replaces Wissam Ben Yedder.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Sevilla 2, Alavés 1. Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Vitolo.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla).

  14. Post update

    Alexis (Alavés) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Nenad Krsticic.

  16. Booking

    Edgar Méndez (Alavés) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Sergio Escudero (Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Edgar Méndez (Alavés).

  19. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  20. Post update

    Delay in match Fernando Pacheco (Alavés) because of an injury.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 1st October 2016

  • SevillaSevilla2AlavésAlavés1
  • GranadaGranada0LeganésLeganés1
  • OsasunaOsasuna2Las PalmasLas Palmas2
  • Dep La CoruñaDeportivo La Coruña2Sporting GijónSporting Gijón1

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid6420156914
2Sevilla74211310314
3Barcelona64111961313
4Atl Madrid63301221012
5Villarreal633094512
6Ath Bilbao640296312
7Las Palmas73221613311
8Eibar631286210
9Real Sociedad731399010
10Leganés7313710-310
11Alavés72328719
12Dep La Coruña722356-18
13Real Betis7223812-48
14Celta Vigo621358-37
15Sporting Gijón7214616-107
16Valencia6204912-36
17Malaga612358-35
18Espanyol6123914-55
19Osasuna7034715-83
20Granada7025716-92
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