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  • Date:04 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:20:05
  • Venue:Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan
  • Alfaro (8) Cigarini (30)
    Alfaro (42) Negredo (50)

Live Commentary

91:08 +1.08

Shot by Artem Fedetskiy.


Sergei Zeniov takes a shot. Blocked by Julien Escude. Corner taken right-footed by Sergei Zeniov to the near post, Ndri Romaric manages to make a clearance.


Mykhailo Kopolovets fouled by Fernandez Jose Carlos, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Artem Fedetskiy.


Alejandro Alfaro fouled by Nemanja Tubic, the ref awards a free kick. Ndri Romaric takes the free kick.


Fernandez Jose Carlos has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.


Headed effort from deep inside the area by Nemanja Tubic misses to the right of the goal.


Alejandro Alfaro takes a shot. Save made by Andriy Tlumak.


Diego Perotti has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.


Nemanja Tubic challenges Alvaro Negredo unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Caceres restarts play with the free kick.


Shot from close range by Alejandro Alfaro clears the bar.


Ndri Romaric is brought on as a substitute for Luca Cigarini.


Foul by Mouhamadou Dabo on Sergei Zeniov, free kick awarded. Samson Godwin restarts play with the free kick.


Unfair challenge on Martin Caceres by Sergei Zeniov results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Herrera Javi Varas.


Mykhailo Kopolovets joins the action as a substitute, replacing Denis Kozhanov.


Corner from the left by-line taken by Andriy Tkachuk, save made by Herrera Javi Varas.


Sergei Zeniov is brought on as a substitute for Serghiy Kuznetsov.


Luca Cigarini decides to take a short corner.


Diego Perotti is brought on as a substitute for Trinidad Diego Capel.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Artem Fedetskiy on Alvaro Negredo. Direct free kick taken by Didier Zokora.


Shot from 20 yards by Alvaro Negredo. Save by Andriy Tlumak.


Fernandez Jose Carlos takes a shot. Save by Andriy Tlumak. Alvaro Negredo finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Sevilla 4-0 Karpaty Lviv.Assist on the goal came from Fernandez Jose Carlos.

45:20 +0.20

Trinidad Diego Capel takes a shot. Save by Andriy Tlumak.


Corbacho Fernando Navarro goes off and Mouhamadou Dabo comes on.


Alvaro Negredo takes a shot from just outaide the penalty box and strikes the post. Alejandro Alfaro scores a headed goal from close in. Sevilla 3-0 Karpaty Lviv.Assist by Alvaro Negredo.


Andriy Tkachuk comes on in place of Alexander Guruli.


Trinidad Diego Capel takes a shot. Andriy Tlumak makes a save.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Artem Fedetskiy on Trinidad Diego Capel. Artem Fedetskiy receives a caution. Free kick scored by Luca Cigarini from 18 yards. Sevilla 2-0 Karpaty Lviv.


Trinidad Diego Capel fouled by Artem Fedetskiy, the ref awards a free kick. Artem Fedetskiy is cautioned. Free kick taken by Corbacho Fernando Navarro.


Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Alexander Guruli.


Trinidad Diego Capel fouled by Samson Godwin, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Luca Cigarini, clearance by Artem Fedetskiy.


Luca Cigarini delivers the ball, Alvaro Negredo produces a header from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.


Luca Cigarini produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.


Corner taken by Fernandez Jose Carlos from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Artem Fedetskiy.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Trinidad Diego Capel by Artem Fedetskiy. Corbacho Fernando Navarro takes the direct free kick.


Artem Fedetskiy challenges Trinidad Diego Capel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Trinidad Diego Capel produces a cross, Martin Caceres takes a shot. Save made by Andriy Tlumak.


Alejandro Alfaro grabs a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Sevilla 1-0 Karpaty Lviv.The assist for the goal came from Alvaro Negredo.


Header from close in by Alvaro Negredo misses to the right of the goal.


Corner from the left by-line taken by Luca Cigarini, save made by Andriy Tlumak.


Unfair challenge on Trinidad Diego Capel by Artem Fedetskiy results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Trinidad Diego Capel, Ivan Milosevic makes a clearance.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alejandro Alfaro by Oleh Holodyuk. Direct free kick taken by Didier Zokora.

The match has kicked off.

The players leave the pitch at half time.

The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.

The referee signals the end of the game.

Match Preview

Romaric focused on Europa League Sevilla midfielder Ndri Romaric has urged his side to forget about their weekend mauling at the hands of Barcelona and focus on their Europa League clash against struggling Karpaty Lviv. Sevilla went into Saturday's league encounter against Barca having won five of six competitive matches under new coach Gregorio Manzano but they were humbled 5-0 at the Nou Camp in what was the Andalusian club's heaviest defeat in almost five years. The good news for Sevilla is they have a quick chance to make amends for that loss as they play host to Karpaty knowing a victory will move them a step closer to the knockout stages of the Europa League. Romaric said on SFC Radio: "Football always gives you another opportunity because there is always another game. What happened at the Nou Camp hurts a lot, but we need to forget it. "Manzano is very intelligent and he's talked to us about the Barca game but we now have to focus on Thursday's match. We cannot spend the whole season talking about the Barcelona match. Now we need to lift our heads." The Spaniards, having been knocked out of the Champions League play-offs by Braga, suffered a disappointing start to their Europa League campaign as they lost their first Group J fixture at home to Paris St Germain. However, under Manzano, Sevilla have bounced back from that with successive 1-0 away wins over Borussia Dortmund and Karpaty, leaving them second in the table, a point behind PSG and two in front of third-placed Dortmund. Karpaty prop up the group having lost all three of their matches so far, and Romaric is well aware that the Ukrainian side will be desperate to keep alive their chances of getting out of the group with a victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. "They will be eager to win, but what we want is to qualify. We have to make it impossible for them to win. It's a very very important game, because with a win we would have a foot in the next round. That is a big motivation for us." Anything other than a win in Spain could spell the end of Karpaty's hopes of claiming a top-two finish. A defeat in Seville would definitely leave Oleg Kononov's side out of the running, while a draw would leave them a slight chance providing Dortmund beat PSG in the other match. One ray of light for the Ukrainians is that Sevilla have lost their last three home games in Europe. Karpaty have won two and drawn the other of their three league and cup games since losing at home to Sevilla a fortnight ago.

Formation:4411Manager: Gregorio Manzano


Formation: 433Manager:

Karpaty Lviv

  • Herrera Javi Varas
  • Abdoulay Konko
  • Martin Caceres
  • Julien Escude
  • Corbacho Fernando Navarro
  • Alejandro Alfaro
  • Didier Zokora
  • Luca Cigarini
  • Trinidad Diego Capel
  • Fernandez Jose Carlos
  • Alvaro Negredo
  • SUBS
  • Dani Jimenez
  • Ndri Romaric
  • Diego Perotti
  • Clemente Luis Fabiano
  • Frederic Kanoute
  • Mouhamadou Dabo
  • Ruano Alexis



Match Report

Spaniards move top after win Sevilla powered their way to the top of Europa League Group J after thrashing Karpaty Lviv 4-0. The Ukranians already slim hopes of reaching the knockout stages are now over after they crashed to their fourth successive defeat. Sevilla, the 2006 and 2007 UEFA Cup winners, were thrashed 5-0 by Barcelona in La Liga at the weekend - the Andalusian club`s heaviest defeat in almost five years - but they took their frustrations out on hapless Karpaty at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Two goals from Alejandro Alfaro and a brilliant Luca Cigarini free-kick put Sevilla 3-0 up at half-time and Spain striker Alvaro Negredo completed the scoring six minutes into the second half. Sevilla, who could have been celebrating an even bigger win, now lead the group on nine points, one above Paris St Germain and four clear of third-placed Borussia Dortmund. Gregorio Manzano's men were on top almost from the start against Ukrainians Karpaty and Negredo should have had the hosts ahead in the seventh minute but he contrived to head wide from six yards out. Negredo made amends two minutes later, though, as he stole possession inside the Karpaty area before lifting a cross to the far post, where Alfaro had the fairly easy task of heading into the roof of the net. Diego Capel was denied by a fine save by Karpaty goalkeeper Andriy Tlumak before Sevilla doubled their lead on the half-hour mark through Cigarini, who curled a superb free-kick from the left edge of the area over the wall and into the top corner. Sevilla's third goal in the 43rd minute saw Negredo and Alfaro both involved again. Negredo was unlucky to see his 20-yard effort come back off the crossbar but Alfaro was on hand to head in the rebound with Tlumak stranded. The Spaniards almost added a fourth goal before the break but Tlumak once again denied Capel. Tlumak also did superbly to parry Jose Carlos Fernandez`s shot in the 51st minute, but it still led to Sevilla making it 4-0 as the ball ran to Negredo, who slammed his shot into the unguarded net off the inside of the post. Negredo had a chance to make it 5-0 two minutes later but he could not find a way past Tlumak on that occasion. Sevilla continued to create chances as the match wore on, but there would be no further change to the scoreline, although Karpaty almost grabbed themselves a consolation goal in injury time when Artem Fedetskiy struck the crossbar.