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Danilo Avelar has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Viacheslav Checher is sent off.
Fernandez Jose Carlos replaces Tiberio Guarente.
Foul by Oleh Holodyuk on Martin Caceres, free kick awarded. Booking for Oleh Holodyuk for unsporting behaviour. Martin Caceres takes the direct free kick.
Volodymyr Hudyma is brought on as a substitute for Denis Kozhanov.
Clemente Luis Fabiano replaces Didier Zokora.
The referee shows Viacheslav Checher a yellow card.
Unfair challenge on Ndri Romaric by Ihor Khudobyak results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Julien Escude.
Frederic Kanoute leaves the field to be replaced by Ndri Romaric.
Denis Kozhanov has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Foul by Corbacho Fernando Navarro on Artem Fedetskiy, free kick awarded. Corbacho Fernando Navarro goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Artem Fedetskiy restarts play with the free kick.
William Batista joins the action as a substitute, replacing Mykhailo Kopolovets.
Denis Kozhanov takes a inswinging corner.
Ihor Khudobyak fouled by Tiberio Guarente, the ref awards a free kick. Nemanja Tubic restarts play with the free kick.
Diego Perotti takes a inswinging corner.
Sergei Zeniov goes off and Serghiy Kuznetsov comes on.
Mouhamadou Dabo produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Diego Perotti, Viacheslav Checher manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Denis Kozhanov from the left by-line.
Corner taken by Diego Perotti from the left by-line, clearance made by Viacheslav Checher.
Inswinging corner taken by Diego Perotti, Frederic Kanoute finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Karpaty Lviv 0-1 Sevilla.Assist on the goal came from Diego Perotti.
Diego Perotti takes the inswinging corner, Artem Fedetskiy manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken right-footed by Diego Perotti from the left by-line, clearance made by Artem Fedetskiy.
The referee blows for offside against Mykhailo Kopolovets. Free kick taken by Mouhamadou Dabo.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Alvaro Negredo. Free kick taken by Artem Fedetskiy.
Oleh Holodyuk is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Mouhamadou Dabo.
The offside flag is raised against Abdoulay Konko. Danilo Avelar takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Andres Palop.
Frederic Kanoute concedes a free kick for a foul on Andriy Tkachuk. Nemanja Tubic takes the free kick.
The official flags Andriy Tkachuk offside. Andres Palop takes the free kick.
The referee shows Tiberio Guarente a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Corner from left by-line taken by Sergei Zeniov.
The referee gets the game started.
The match has reached half-time.
The referee starts the second half.
The referee brings the game to a close.
Duo missing for Sevilla
Sevilla will look to bounce back from their first defeat under new coach Gregorio Manzano when they take on Karpaty Lviv, although they must again do without Spain wingers Jesus Navas and Diego Capel.
Manzano enjoyed the perfect start to life in the Sevilla hotseat with impressive wins over Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid in his opening two matches.
However, the former Real Mallorca coach was unable to build on that in Sevilla's first game back after the international break as the Andalusians lost 2-0 to Sporting Gijon on Sunday.
Manzano was without flying wide men Navas and Capel for that match through injury, and the duo will again be missing for the trip to Ukraine.
The good news for the Spanish outfit, though, is that opponents Karpaty are in poor form, with Oleg Kononov's side having lost both of their Group J matches so far and also each of their last four in all competitions.
Looking ahead to the match, Sevilla sporting director Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo `Monchi', whose side lost to Paris St Germain at home before downing Dortmund, admits a victory would be welcome but insists it is not essential.
"It's an important game. We're not obliged to win but it's true that a win would allow us to really turn around the bad start that we had against PSG and would put our fate in our own hands," he said.
"The ideal thing would be to pick up six points in the two games against Karpaty in order to go into the last two matches with some security."
Regarding their opponents, Monchi has warned his side not to expect an easy match even though the hosts are three points adrift at the foot of the standings. "Karpaty are a strong and fast team, especially out wide," he said.
"Last year they had a good season in their domestic league and despite having lost both of their Europa League matches they made life difficult for Dortmund and against PSG they let in two early goals."
Karpaty were beaten 4-3 at home by Dortmund having led 3-2 in the 87th minute, while two goals in the opening 20 minutes led to their 2-0 defeat in Paris.
Sevilla close gap on PSG
Sevilla moved to within a point of Group J leaders Paris St Germain after easing past Karpaty Lviv 1-0, who slumped to their third successive defeat.
Frederic Kanoute headed home the only goal of the game in the 34th minute while Karpaty, who created little to trouble Sevilla goalkeeper Andres Palop in a match of few chances, finished with 10 men following the late sending-off of Viacheslav Checher.
Sevilla, having been knocked out of the Champions League play-offs by Braga, began their Europa League campaign with a potentially damaging 1-0 home defeat to PSG, but since Gregorio Manzano took over as coach the Spanish outfit have now recorded 1-0 away wins over Borussia Dortmund and now Karpaty.
Tonight's victory means Sevilla are now just a point adrift of pacesetters PSG and two in front of third-placed Dortmund, who conceded a late equaliser in a 1-1 home draw with the French side this evening.
Sevilla, the 2006 and 2007 UEFA Cup winners, started well at the Ukrayina Stadion and almost took the lead in the eighth minute when Julien Escude hit the woodwork.
The French centre-back climbed highest in the area to reach a free-kick and he was unfortunate to see his looping header crash back off the crossbar with Karpaty goalkeeper Vitaly Rudenko beaten.
Sevilla need not have worried, though, as half-an-hour later they found themselves in front, and that goal would prove to be the match-winning strike.
Diego Perotti`s right-wing corner was flicked on at the near post by Escude and Kanoute, standing unmarked in the middle, powered home an unstoppable header from five yards out.
Sevilla would end up keeping their lead relatively comfortably, although they suffered a brief scare in the 61st minute when Palop spilled the ball after appearing to collide with Karpaty substitute Serghiy Kuznetsov.
Fortunately for the visitors, though, Escude just managed to clear the loose ball before Kuznetsov could roll it into an empty net.
With around 20 minutes to go Danilo Avelar turned and fired in a shot from the edge of the area, but it was straight at Palop.
Karpaty would not come any closer than that in the remaining time and their fading hopes were virtually extinguished in the 88th minute when Checher was shown a second yellow card for blocking off Luis Fabiano`s attempt to run onto a through ball.
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