Match Today: Sevilla vs Borussia Dortmund 05-10-2022 UEFA Champions League
Sevilla will be looking to score their first Champions League win of the season when they host Borussia Dortmund in Group G on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the visitors have won one game and lost one game in Europe so far, having fallen to their former superstar Erling Braut Haaland, a late winner at the Etihad Stadium last time out. For Sevilla, who finished the fourth consecutive three seasons in La Liga under a coach. Former Spain Julen Lopetegui, the start of the season was incredibly disappointing.
Saturday's 2-0 home defeat to Atletico Madrid left him 17th in La Liga, having won just one of his seven league matches so far this season.
Despite controlling the ball 61%, Jose Antonio Lopetegui's side never seemed particularly likely to break through Atletico's defensive wall, as goals from Marcos Llorente and Alvaro Morata gave their side an important first-half victory.
Sevilla vs Borussia Dortmund
Having failed to beat Copenhagen away in a difficult 0-0 draw before the international break, there is a lot of pressure on Sevilla to beat Dortmund on Wednesday, or else they will have an uphill task to advance from Group G.
However, based on the current format, falling back into the Europa League may not be the worst thing in the world for them this season, especially after winning the European minor competition in this way as one of their record six wins in the competition in 2015.
Meanwhile, Dortmund suffered a 3-2 defeat to FC Cologne in the Bundesliga this weekend, falling behind Bayern Munich in the table ahead of their clash at Westfalen Stadium this weekend.
However, Eden Terzic's side should quickly return to the Champions League, where they realistically hope to snatch second place in Group G behind current leaders Manchester City.
Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla
Sevilla will travel without Oliver Torres, who was not in the Champions League squad, while Tecateto, Karim Requek and Jesus Corona are expected to be absent due to injury.
They may have looked comfortable doing so as well, with Man City failing to make a single shot on target until John Stones' long-range shot led to his side's level in the match, with deputy goalkeeper Alexander Meyer seemingly stunned by the England defender.
The choice of shooting.The script was written for Haaland to make his mark against his former club, and as always, the Norwegian striker did not fail to achieve this, as he met in an acrobatic manner with a wonderful cross pass from Joao Cancelo to deliver a powerful blow to Man City in the lead and achieve three valuable goals. Points for his new team.
After comfortably beating Copenhagen in the first round, Dortmund will remain on course to qualify from Group G as long as they can avoid defeat in Seville in the middle of the week.
Alex Telles, on loan from Manchester United, should play the left-back position, while Joan Jordan, Ivan Rakitic and Papu Gomez offer different options to bolster the midfield area.
Meanwhile, Dortmund has a whole host of absentees, and it is unlikely that Marius Wolff, Mats Hummels, Giovanni Reina, Marco Reus, Gregor Kopel, Jimmy Benoy-Gettens, Matthew Morey, Mahmoud Daoud, Nico Schulz and Sebastian Haller will. Spain.