Almería 2-1 Sevilla: Sevilla’s early season struggles continue

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Almería enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Seville at Estadio Del Mediterráneo on Saturday. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Almería wanted to continue adding points after a 1-1 draw against Elche whilst Seville had managed to pick up a single point in their matchup with Real Valladolid. As the table looks today, Almería are in 9th place, with 4 points from 3 matches, while Seville sit in 15th, with 1 point from 3.

Los Nervionenses found the net first, when Oliver Torres gave Seville the lead in the 30th minute. However, their lead was short lived, as Largie Ramazani equalised for Almería just before halftime, ending the first half 1-1.

Almería started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, when Umar Sadiq found the net, at 55 minutes. The match ended with a 2-1 victory for Almería.

Substitutions for Almería included César De La Hoz, Chumi, Houboulang Mendes, Leo Baptistao and Curro for Eguaras, Kaiky Melo, Pozo, Largie Ramazani and Lucas Robertone, repectively. Seville brought on Thomas Delaney, Isco, Jose Carmona, Lucas Ocampos and Youssef En-Nesyri for Oliver Torres, Joan Jordan, Karim Rekik, Jesus Navas and Erik Lamela.

There were bookings for Eguaras, Kaiky Melo, César De La Hoz, Leo Baptistao and Samu from Almería, and Erik Lamela, Karim Rekik, Rafa Mir, Jesus Navas, Jose Carmona, Isco, Thomas Delaney and Alex Telles, for Seville.

Almería will next travel to Real Valladolid, while Seville will face Barcelona at home.

Technical card:
Almería:Fernando Martinez, Kaiky Melo (Chumi, min.74), Rodrigo Ely, Srdjan Babic, Pozo (Houboulang Mendes, min.74), Samu, Eguaras (César De La Hoz, min.46), Sergio Akieme, Umar Sadiq, Lucas Robertone (Curro, min.82) and Largie Ramazani (Leo Baptistao, min.80)
Seville:Bono, Jesus Navas (Lucas Ocampos, min.65), Karim Rekik (Jose Carmona, min.58), Nianzou Tanguy Kouassi, Alex Telles, Oliver Torres (Thomas Delaney, min.58), Joan Jordan (Isco, min.58), Fernando, Rafa Mir, Erik Lamela (Youssef En-Nesyri, min.65) and Papu Gomez
Stadium:Estadio Del Mediterráneo
Goals:Oliver Torres (0-1, min. 30), Largie Ramazani (1-1, min. 42) and Umar Sadiq (2-1, min. 55)