SEVILLA. Sevilla snatched a late win Cádiz 1-0 after I. Rakitic scored a penalty (89′). Sevilla was surely superior in terms of ball possession (75%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
Iván Alejo received a red card (87′). This double yellow card was one of the reason why Cádiz lost the match.
The match was played at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium in Sevilla on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In front of 37,400 spectators. The referee was Alejandro José Hernández Hernández with the support of José Enrique Naranjo Pérez and Diego Sánchez Rojo. The 4th official was Fernando Bueno Prieto. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.91 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 86%.
Sevilla had a superior ball possession 75% while Cádiz was struggling with a 25% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sevilla was putting more pressure with 101 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sevilla won the match.
Sevilla shot 19 times, 10 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Cádiz shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.
Sevilla received 2 yellow cards (Erik Lamela and Jorge Sampaoli). Regarding the opposition, Cádiz received 3 yellow cards (Alfonso Espino, Rubén Sobrino and Iván Alejo).
Also, Cádiz didn’t end the match with 11 players after Iván Alejo (Cádiz) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (87′).
After playing this match, Sevilla will have 18 points to hold in the 15th place. Talking about the opposition, Cádiz will stay with 16 points to sit in the 19th place.
In the next match in the La Liga, Sevilla will host Elche on the 28th of January with a 5-1 head to head in favor of Sevilla (2 draws).
Cádiz will host Mallorca on the 28th of January with a 4-1 head to head stats in favor of Mallorca (4 draws).
Sevilla – Formation
Sevilla started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Jorge Luis Sampaoli Moya decided to play with the following team: Bono, Loïc Badé , Nemanja Gudelj , Karim Rekik , Jesús Navas , Fernando , Joan Jordán , Erik Lamela , Óliver Torres , Ivan Rakitić and Youssef En-Nesyri .
The home team had on the bench: Manu Bueno, Matías Árbol, Gonzalo Montiel, Kike Salas, Rafa Mir , Nacho Quintana, Carlos Álvarez, Suso , Marko Dmitrović, Lucas Ocampos and Tanguy Nianzou.
Sevilla made 4 changes: Fernando for Gonzalo Montiel (74′), Erik Lamela for Lucas Ocampos (74′), Youssef En-Nesyri for Rafa Mir (79′) and Óliver Torres for Suso (79′).
Best player: Ivan Rakitić
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Sevilla was Ivan Rakitić.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 73 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 10 crosses.
Cádiz – Formation
Cádiz started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Sergio González Soriano played with: Jeremías Ledesma, Isaac Carcelén , Luis Hernández , Mamadou Mbaye , Alfonso Espino , Theo Bongonda , Rubén Alcaraz , Álex Fernández , Brian Ocampo , Rubén Sobrino and Anthony Lozano .
They had on the bench: Youba Diarra, Santiago Arzamendia , Carlos García, Raúl Parra, Álvaro Negredo, Álvaro Bastida, Álvaro Giménez, Iván Alejo and Victor Wehbi Aznar.
Cádiz made 4 changes: Théo Bongonda for Iván Alejo (70′), Brian Ocampo for Youba Diarra (70′), Rubén Sobrino for S. Arzamendia (81′) and Rubén Alcaraz for Álvaro Negredo (90′).
Best player: Jeremías Ledesma
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Cádiz was the goalkeeper: Jeremías Ledesma. His rating is 8.13. He performed 7 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga.