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  • Date:17 Feb 2011
  • Kick-off:20:05
  • Venue:
  • Attendance:30,000
  • Kanoute (66)
  • Hulk (58) Rolando (58)
    Guarin (85)
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Live Commentary

91mins

Fredy Guarin booked for unsporting behaviour.

90mins

Corner taken by Gonzalez Jesus Navas, Alvaro Negredo takes a shot. Save by Da Silva Helton.

88mins

Trinidad Diego Capel on for Diego Perotti.

87mins

Alvaro Pereira on for Fernando Belluschi.

85mins

Goal scored by Fredy Guarin from just outside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Sevilla 1-2 FC Porto.

82mins

Inswinging corner taken by Ndri Romaric from the left by-line, Shot from just outside the box by Frederic Kanoute misses to the left of the target.

81mins

Corner taken left-footed by Ndri Romaric.

79mins

Jorge Rolando challenges Frederic Kanoute unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Martin Caceres from the free kick, save by Da Silva Helton.

78mins

Ndri Romaric is brought on as a substitute for Ivan Rakitic.

78mins

Frederic Kanoute takes a shot.

77mins

Alvaro Negredo takes a shot. Save by Da Silva Helton.

76mins

Clemente Luis Fabiano goes off and Alvaro Negredo comes on.

74mins

Corner taken by Jorge Rolando from the right by-line, save by Andres Palop.

73mins

Foul by Martin Caceres on Jorge Rolando, free kick awarded. Shot on goal comes in from Givaldinho Hulk from the free kick, Andres Palop makes a save.

69mins

(FC Porto) makes a substitution, with Fredy Guarin coming on for Silvestre Varela.

68mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Silvestre Varela by Martin Caceres. Jorge Fucile restarts play with the free kick.

68mins

Corner taken by Gonzalez Jesus Navas from the left by-line to the near post, Ortega Sergio Sanchez has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

67mins

Frederic Kanoute finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Sevilla 1-1 FC Porto.Assist on the goal came from Ivan Rakitic.

65mins

Corner taken short by Diego Perotti.

62mins

Gonzalez Jesus Navas decides to take the corner short.

61mins

Corner taken right-footed by Gonzalez Jesus Navas, save by Da Silva Helton.

61mins

Cristian Rodriguez replaces James Rodriguez.

59mins

Ortega Sergio Sanchez concedes a free kick for a foul on James Rodriguez. The ball is sent over by James Rodriguez, Jorge Rolando grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty area. Sevilla 0-1 FC Porto.The assist for the goal came from James Rodriguez.

55mins

Gonzalez Jesus Navas takes a corner.

53mins

Martin Caceres receives a caution. Diego Perotti goes into the book. Felipe Joao Moutinho is booked.

50mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gonzalez Jesus Navas by Cristian Sapunaru. Free kick taken by Ivan Rakitic.

49mins

Ortega Sergio Sanchez fouled by James Rodriguez, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Ortega Sergio Sanchez.

48mins

Shot from just outside the penalty box by Frederic Kanoute misses to the left of the target.

46mins

Corbacho Fernando Navarro concedes a free kick for a foul on Cristian Sapunaru. Free kick taken by Jorge Rolando.

44mins

Frederic Kanoute fouled by Felipe Joao Moutinho, the ref awards a free kick. Ivan Rakitic delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel.

41mins

Martin Caceres gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Rodriguez. Free kick taken by James Rodriguez.

37mins

Diego Perotti takes a shot. Save made by Da Silva Helton.

36mins

James Rodriguez challenges Ivan Rakitic unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gonzalez Jesus Navas restarts play with the free kick.

35mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Clemente Luis Fabiano. Free kick taken by Da Silva Helton.

30mins

Corner taken right-footed by Diego Perotti, Shot by Martin Caceres from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

29mins

Givaldinho Hulk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Frederic Kanoute. Direct free kick taken by Ivan Rakitic.

26mins

Unfair challenge on Silvestre Varela by Corbacho Fernando Navarro results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Silvestre Varela.

25mins

The referee books James Rodriguez for unsporting behaviour.

23mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Silvestre Varela from the right by-line, Givaldinho Hulk takes a shot. Save by Andres Palop. Francisco Fernando has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

21mins

Gonzalez Jesus Navas takes a inswinging corner to the near post, save by Da Silva Helton.

20mins

Clemente Luis Fabiano takes a shot. Cristian Sapunaru manages to make a clearance.

19mins

Francisco Fernando has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

18mins

Diego Perotti takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, save by Da Silva Helton.

17mins

Close range headed effort by Givaldinho Hulk goes wide of the left-hand upright.

14mins

James Rodriguez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Diego Perotti. Ivan Rakitic takes the direct free kick.

13mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jorge Fucile on Corbacho Fernando Navarro. Free kick taken by Martin Caceres.

10mins

Short corner worked by Diego Perotti.

8mins

Clemente Luis Fabiano is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Da Silva Helton.

5mins

Corbacho Fernando Navarro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Silvestre Varela. Givaldinho Hulk takes the direct free kick.

3mins

Corner taken short by Cristian Sapunaru.

3mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Cristian Sapunaru from the right by-line to the near post, Corbacho Fernando Navarro manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Negredo optimistic about Sevilla success Striker Alvaro Negredo has warned Europa League opponents Porto to expect the best of Sevilla when the sides clash in the first leg of their last-32 tie in Spain on Thursday. Sevilla go into the match with just two wins in their last nine league and cup matches and three defeats and two draws in their last five. During that run they were knocked out of the Copa del Rey semi-finals by Real Madrid and fell to eighth in the Primera Division standings, six points off the European places and a massive 14 adrift of the Champions League spots. Despite all that however, Negredo is in optimistic mood ahead of the visit of Porto to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium. The Spain international said: "These types of games are where you see the best Sevilla. "We are only thinking about winning and getting a good result for the return leg, which will be more difficult. "We know that the tie doesn't finish after 90 minutes, that we have another game after that, and we have to be calm, collected. The best news would be to keep a clean sheet at home and then trust in the people up front. "An away goal is worth double and could hurt us, so what we have to do is defend from the front so that the defence is protected." Porto, who will have fond memories of Seville having won the 2003 UEFA Cup in the city, make the short journey in much better form than their opponents. Andre Villas-Boas' men are still unbeaten after 20 matches in the Portuguese top flight, winning 18 of those, and boast an 11-point lead over second-placed Benfica. They also have the best attack in the division with 46 goals scored, and the meanest defence with only seven conceded. Negredo told SFC Radio: "They are very strong and physical in attack, with a lot of quality players. But we have to focus on ourselves and not look at our opponents. "Porto are a huge club in their league and it's good that they respect us. They know they will come up against a great Sevilla, who are playing at home with the support of their fans." Porto could be boosted by the return of striker Falcao for Thursday's encounter. The Colombian, who is the leading scorer in this season's Europa League with seven goals, has been absent for a month through injury but has been included in a 20-man travelling squad.

Formation:442Manager: Gregorio Manzano

Sevilla

Formation: 433Manager: Jesualdo Ferreira

FC Porto

  • Andres Palop
  • Martin Caceres
  • Ortega Sergio Sanchez
  • Federico Fazio
  • Corbacho Fernando Navarro
  • Gonzalez Jesus Navas
  • Ivan Rakitic
  • Gary Medel
  • Diego Perotti
  • Clemente Luis Fabiano
  • Frederic Kanoute
  • SUBS
  • Herrera Javi Varas
  • Ndri Romaric
  • Didier Zokora
  • Julien Escude
  • Trinidad Diego Capel
  • Alvaro Negredo
  • Ruano Alexis

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Match Report

Guarin goal gives Porto huge win Substitute Fredy Guarin netted a late winner to give Porto a 2-1 win and put them in pole position in their Europa League last-32 tie with Iberian rivals Sevilla. Guarin capitalised on a defensive mix-up five minutes from time to give Porto a potentially crucial advantage to take back to Portugal for the return leg. Earlier, Porto had taken the lead through Jorge Rolando in the 59th minute but that was cancelled out by a Frederic Kanoute header seven minutes later. Sevilla, UEFA Cup winners in 2006 and 2007, came into the match in poor domestic form with no wins in five matches, but the Spanish outfit edged a closely-fought first half. Luis Fabiano, playing against his former club, was denied by a last-gasp tackle from Rolando when a goal looked certain, while Jesus Navas saw a deflected shot parried by Porto goalkeeper Helton. The visitors, who won the 2003 UEFA Cup in the city of Seville, also went close with James Rodriguez's goal-bound volley beating the diving Andres Palop but being blocked by the head of Sevilla midfielder Gary Medel. Porto were celebrating the lead 14 minutes into the second half though, when Rolando escaped his marker before flinging himself at Rodriguez's inswinging free-kick and diverting it past the helpless Palop. The in-form Portuguese, who had won 29 of their 33 competitive matches this season and lost just once, were not ahead for long however, as Sevilla equalised soon after from a set-piece of their own, Kanoute doing well to glance Ivan Rakitic's free-kick past Helton from near the penalty spot. Buoyed by that goal, Sevilla looked the more likely of the two sides to force a winner in the closing stages, with Luis Fabiano being denied by a great save from Helton, who also blocked Alvaro Negredo's shot at his near post. Kanoute then fluffed a shot from three yards out with the goal at his mercy. Porto were not without threat either though, and Hulk's thunderous 30-yard free-kick forced Palop into conceding a corner. With time running out Porto got the goal that makes them favourites to progress through to the next round. Sevilla will not want to see the replay of the incident too many times, as they first lost possession in midfield and then Sergio Sanchez left the ball, believing it had enough pace to get through to Palop, and Cristian Rodriguez was able to get there before the home goalkeeper. Palop did well to dive at Rodriguez's feet and save, but the loose ball fell kindly for Guarin to slot into an empty net. Sevilla came close to a late equaliser but Federico Fazio's downward header was parried by Helton.

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