Wednesday, August 4

Sevilla receive Dortmund with Haaland as a threat


  • The Andalusian team, which has nine consecutive victories, will try to stop the Norwegian star, author of 23 goals in 23 official matches this season

  • The Germans, sixth in the Bundesliga, arrive at the pulse of Pizjuán in low hours with only two victories in their last seven games

TO Seville in full positive dynamics receives this Wednesday Borussia Dortmund ready to keep his winning streak in the Champions League with an eye on the Norwegian star of the German team: Erling Haaland.

The Andalusian team reaches this round of 16 leg of the Champions League after chaining nine consecutive victories, including a triumph over the Barcelona in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semifinals.

“We have a team spectacular. We all go to one, we know what we want, “the Sevilla forward said on Saturday. Munir El-Haddadi, after the victory against Huesca in the League.

Injuries, cross

Fourth in the Spanish championship, the team he directs Julen lopetegui he is going through a great moment of form and is alive in three competitions. The negative note is the injuries of important men like their captain Jesus Navas, who continues to deal with his hip discomfort, although he has already partially trained with the team, and the Argentines Lucas Ocampos and Marcos Acuña.

Instead, Sevilla will be able to count on their new January signing for their duel with the German team. Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gómez. The former player of Atalanta He has adapted well to his new team, with whom he has played four games in which he has scored a goal.

Kooundé will be key to stop Haaland, author of 23 goals and 6 assists in 23 official games this season. “Individually I will focus a little more on him, but not too much because football is a team sport,” admitted the French central Sevilla, the fittest man in the Andalusian defense.

Away from Bayern

Against a Sevilla on a streak, Borussia does not arrive at its best at this Champions League match. Sixth in his championship, 16 points behind the leader, the Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund have accumulated three defeats and two draws in their last seven official matches.

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“If we continue playing as in the last games we will not have any chance against Sevilla,” Haaland warned in statements to the Sky channel after the weekend’s draw against Hoffenheim (2-2). However, the coach of the German team, Edin Terzic, He is convinced that Dortmund will be able to show their best version again.

“We are not expecting something that we have not seen before. If we offer our best performance for 180 minutes we have good chances “, considered the coach, who next season will be replaced by Marco Rose.




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