September 21, 2023

La Liga: Sevilla held to a 1-1 draw by much-improved Barcelona

Second-set Sevilla were held to a 1-1 draw by Barcelona on Tuesday, an outcome that assisted Real Madrid with opening an important lead at the highest point of La Liga.

Playing under substantial downpour, a much-comedy Barcelona frantically attempted to score a second objective later Ronald Araujo drew them level with a header in the 45th moment however they were frustrated by not really settled Sevilla, who were decreased to 10 men later Jules Kounde was shown a straight red card in the 64th.

Sevilla went on later Papu Gomez locked on to an Ivan Rakitic corner kick and terminated home a low strike.

Barca are seventh in standings with 28 focuses from 18 games, 15 focuses behind pioneers Real Madrid.

“I genuinely feel that today we lost two focuses. We played better and had the right to win. I feel that is apparent in our improvement,” Barcelona administrator Xavi Hernandez told reporters.”We were unfortunate. They score in a set piece play however we had a lot more chances. The outcome, a draw away against an extraordinary group like Sevilla, isn’t awful. Yet, it is a point that isn’t enough for us as we are attempting to climb in dispute. We let this success get away from our hands.”

Barcelona overwhelmed the main half, had more ball control and might have scored twice in the initial 30 minutes.

In any case, Sevilla benefited as much as possible from the single chance that came their direction in the main half, with Gomez terminating home an incredible strike.

Sevilla worked on in the last part however at that point needed to change to harm constraint mode later Kounde was shipped off for an irritable showcase following a conflict with Jordi Alba in the touchline. In the wake of being moved by the Barca safeguard, Kounde heaved the ball straight into Alba’s face.

“It was an exceptionally confounded game and the red card got us when we were playing our best. Kounde realizes that he committed an error.” Sevilla director Julen Lopetegui told journalists.

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