Sevilla 1-1 Athletic Bilbao: Los Nervionenses held at home

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Seville were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Athletic Bilbao on Saturday at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan. Seville were looking forward to playing again after losing 2-0 to Atletico Madrid in their last match whilst Athletic Bilbao were coming from consecutive wins against Almería and Rayo Vallecano. Seville are now in 17th place, with 6 points from 8 matches, while Athletic Bilbao sit in 3rd, with 17 points from 8.

Seville started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with an early goal from Oliver Torres in the 4th minute to see out the first half 1-0.

The Lions took the lead in the second half, when Mikel Vesga found the net, 73 minutes in, seing the match finish 1-1.

Substitutions for Seville included Marcos Acuna, Jose Carmona, Youssef En-Nesyri, Erik Lamela and Thomas Delaney for Joan Jordan, Nianzou Tanguy Kouassi, Kasper Dolberg, Isco and Alex Telles, respectively. Athletic Bilbao replaced Mikel Vesga, Ander Herrera, Raul Garcia and Jon Morcillo with Dani Garcia, Oihan Sancet, Alex Berenguer and Nicholas Williams.

The referee booked Isco, Alex Telles, Jose Carmona and Marcos Acuna for Seville and Ander Herrera saw the red card, for Athletic Bilbao.

Seville will next travel to Mallorca, while Athletic Bilbao will face Atletico Madrid at home.

Technical card:
Seville:Marko Dmitrovic, Gonzalo Montiel, Nianzou Tanguy Kouassi (Jose Carmona, min.56), Marcao, Alex Telles (Thomas Delaney, min.71), Joan Jordan (Marcos Acuna, min.56), Nemanja Gudelj, Oliver Torres, Kasper Dolberg (Youssef En-Nesyri, min.60), Papu Gomez and Isco (Erik Lamela, min.61)
Athletic Bilbao:Unai Simon, Oscar De Marcos, Yeray Alvarez, Inigo Martinez, Inigo Lekue, Nicholas Williams (Jon Morcillo, min.88), Iker Muniain, Oihan Sancet (Ander Herrera, min.56), Dani Garcia (Mikel Vesga, min.56), Alex Berenguer (Raul Garcia, min.74) and Inaki Williams
Stadium:the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan
Goals:Oliver Torres (1-0, min. 4) and Mikel Vesga (1-1, min. 73)