Sevilla and Roma meet at Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Europa League (8th Finals). There is only record of 1 direct confrontation in the last 3 years between these two teams, on 10‑08‑2017, which ended with the victory of Sevilla by (2‑1).
The home team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (8th Finals) after a home draw by (0‑0) and an away draw by (1‑1) with Cluj. The team comes to this match after a draw away against Atlético Madrid by (2‑2). Sevilla won 3 and drew 1 of their last 4 home matches for the UEFA Europa League.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 4 matches at their stadium. His offense has scored consistently, as he has scored goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition. In the last 19 home matches for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: they have scored 10 of their 28 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘); they have suffered 5 of their 14 goals between minutes (61’ ‑ 75 ‘).
The Seville team comes to this game with a draw, 2-2, on the trip to Atlético de Madrid, thus adding the sixth official match without tasting the taste of defeat. Keep in mind that the Sevillians beat Cluj in the last round of the Europa League. In this match against the fans, coach Julen Lopetegui must keep the team at a 4-3-3, benefiting from possession of the ball and slow attacks by the flanks: Banega is the great organizer of the offensive process. Lucas Ocampos is Sevilla’s top scorer, with 12 goals scored. Fernando will be absent from this game, due to physical problems.
The away team comes to this stage of the UEFA Europa League (8th Finals) after a away draw by (1‑1) and a home win by (1‑0) with Gent. The team comes to this match after an away win against Cagliari by (3‑4). In the last 4 away matches for the UEFA Europa League, Roma have won 1, tied 2 and lost 1. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 8 matches for this competition. This is a team that usually scores many times first: they opened the scoring in 6 of their last 8 matches for the UEFA Europa League, of these 6 they came to the break in advantage in all and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90’s in 3.
The Roma team comes to this game with a 3-4 victory against Cagliari, in a game for the Italian championship. In the previous rounds of the Europa League, the visiting club beat Gent’s Belgians. When playing away, coach Paulo Fonseca generally uses a cautious tactical system, aligned at 4-3-3, with Edin Dzeko as the team’s most advanced man. It should be noted that the athlete mentioned above is the top scorer for Roma in official matches, with 15 goals scored. For this game, the visiting coach cannot count on Zaniolo, Pellegrini, Pastore and Zappacosta, all with physical problems.