Soccer News – Wolverhampton Wanderers – Sevilla
We are getting ready for a true Europa League derby on Tuesday. Wolverhampton Wanderers will face Sevilla in Duisburg in a match from the 1/4-finals of Europa League. This is going to be decided in a single game, so all mistakes will matter. Let’s do a preview of this clash in the next few paragraphs.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are a club which is writing its history in the last few years. The manager Nuno Santo took the team in the Championship and since the promotion to the Premier League, Wolves are making some impressive performances. This season they will try to reach their first European final in their history – this would be a memorable experience.
In the 1/8-finals the English side did a good job against the Greek champion Olympiakos. Everything was decided at the Molineux where Nuno Santo’s team achieved a 1-0 win. The Mexican striker Raul Jimenez scored the only goal in the game from a penalty kick.
Sevilla on the other hand are not a club which needs any introduction – they are the most successful team in the history of Europa League. The Spanish side have won the competition five times in their history. Now the Andalusians are getting ready to chase their 6th crown in this tournament.
In the 1/4-finals Sevilla eliminated Italian giants Roma in a single game in Duisburg. The match ended with a 2-0 win for Los Rojiblancos. The left back Sergio Reguilon opened the score, while the Moroccan striker Youssef En-Nesyri scored a second one after an assist from Lucas Ocampos. It was a very solid performance by Sevilla who kept a clean sheet as well.
This game between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sevilla should be a really good one, we have no doubts about that. But which one of these two teams will progress? Experience could help Sevilla, but Wolves bring the passion of the smaller club.