Athletic Club has lost 1-3 against Sevilla FC in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Cup, held in San Mames. Mikel San Jose has scored the only goal of the team, while Nolito, Silva and Ben Yedder have scored the ones of the visitors.
There was no luck in the home debut for our new president, Aitor Elizegi, and the Cup classification is getting very uphill.
Despite athletic started to lead the encounter, the zurigorri team had not been able to take advantage of this supperiority and the rival has been lethal in most of their approaches.
The fact of scoring in the first minutes of the match has give Sevilla FC more space, but the 0-1 in the break was excessive prize, even more taking into consideration that the vagaries of the VAR had been negative for our team and that in the same play in which a goal from Aduriz was annulled, he has also felt pains caused by a previous blow.
In the second half, the tie has arrived thanks to header of San Jose from a corner kick by Susaeta. The second goals was closed but Sevilla was faster and in an isolated and accurate play the visiting team has scored the third and last goal of the match. Since that moment on, the superiority has been Andalusian.
It is now time to learn about this match, and focus on the one coming.
Sevilla FC 2 Athletic Club 0
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