Win Thin Top Zenit Sevilla
Seville – Sevilla won a narrow victory in the first leg of the Europa League quarter-final on Zenit St Petersburg. Had left earlier, Atletico eventually won by a score of 2-1.
In the games held at the Ramon Sanchez Pijuan, Friday (17/4) pm dawn, Zenit ahead in the first half goal by
Aleksandr Ryazantsev. But two goals, each of Carlos Bacca and Denis Suarez, giving the victory to his team.
Despite losing the opportunity Zenit have not closed, because of the care team Andre Villas-Boas was enough to win 1-0 in the second leg next week to qualify. While Sevilla are the defending champions only need a draw to get rid of Zenit.
Sevilla took the initiative to attack from the first minute and did not give a chance to float Zenit game.
It was only after 15 minutes, Zenit could only escape from the pressure when in the 16th minute header from Axel Witsel almost bust nets Sergio Rico.
In the 19th minute turn Aleksandr Ryazantsev who perform diving header but again the ball wide of the target.
Zenit finally be the team that took the lead in the 29th minute goal by Ryazantsev. Got a bait ball Shatov, Ryazantsev able to shoot a goal but still be ignored Rico. Wild ball back struck Ryazantsev to be converted into a goal.
Sevilla conceded makes more eager to attack but none of the four shots that leads right into the goal. While Zenit had three of the four were searched.
1-0 score lasted until halftime.
In the second half Sevilla make a substitution by entering Stephane M’Bia and Denis Suarez. The entry of the two players that adds to the sharp attack and forcing Zenit Sevilla last bit in.
Public awaited goal hosts created in the 73rd minute. Carlos Bacca gore perfectly Aleix Vidal crossing the ball to make the score 1-1 equally strong.
Three minutes from time, the score became 2-1 to Sevilla advantage when a half-volley shot Suarez in the penalty box could not be reached by Yury Lodygin.
The results last until the game was over.
Sevilla: Rico; Coke (M’Bia 46 ‘), Pareja, Kolodziejczak, Tremoulinas; Krychowiak, Iborra (Suarez 46 ‘); Vidal, Banega, Reyes; Gameiro (Bacca 64 ‘).
Zenit: Lodygin; Neto, Garay, Lombaerts, Anyukov; Witsel, Garcia; Shatov (Khodzhanyiazov 75 ‘), Ryazantsev (Tymoschuk 82’), Rodic (Mogilevets 64 ‘); Rondon.