Maribor vs Sevilla


Maribor vs Sevilla | Champions League | Stadion Ljudski vrt | Kick-off: 7:45pm | Wednesday, 6 December, 2017
Sevilla can win Group E in the event that they win in Slovenia and Liverpool fail to beat Spartak Moscow at Anfield.
The Spanish facet presently occupy second spot, and will nonetheless qualify for the knock-out phases even when they draw or lose, offering Moscow are overwhelmed by Liverpool.
Maribor, in the meantime, have lengthy since been condemned to complete backside of the group and can miss out on a spot within the Europa League.
The match will likely be proven reside on BT Sport. Kick-off is 7.45pm on the Ljudski vrt, Maribor.


Team news

Maribor: Handanovic, Milec, Suler, Billong, Viler, Pihler, Vrhovec, Kabha, Bajde, Tavares, Bohar
Subs: Cotman, Ahmedi, Hotic, Vrsic, Dervisevic, Palcic, Kramaric
Sevilla: Sergio Rico, Mercado, Kjaer, Lenglet, Escudero, Krohn-Dehli, Pizarro, Banega, Sarabia, Ben Yedder, Correa
Subs: Soria, Geis, Jesus Navas, Ganso, Muriel, Vazquez, Nolito
Referee: Ovidiu Alin Hategan (Romania)


Maribor’s Champions League marketing campaign involves an anticipated finish on Wednesday as they face Sevilla of their remaining group sport, with them sitting all-time low of the group with an unbridgeable 4 level hole between them and Spartak Moscow in third. This guidelines out any probability of qualifying for the Europa League knockouts, and while that may be a disappointment, they'll really feel some sense of reduction.
The continental marketing campaign seems to be to have had a major detrimental impression on the remainder of their type, and the Slovenian facet have gained simply three of their final eight matches in all competitions. They're nonetheless high of their league, however they solely have a 3 level lead and have performed a sport greater than their chasers.
Maribor have been by no means anticipated to be a lot of a menace within the Champions League although. They've picked up two factors of their two conferences with Spartak Moscow, however Liverpool laid naked all their vulnerabilities by scoring ten towards them over their two fixtures. Sevilla additionally beat them Three-Zero at house, in order that they gained’t be holding out a lot hope on Wednesday.
Sevilla even have one thing to play for as properly. Issues are very tight within the race for qualification, and all three of the opposite groups apart from Maribor might feasibly end high of the group. Liverpool presently maintain the highest spot, however they're just one level forward of Sevilla and face a harder conflict with a Spartak Moscow facet who will likely be going all out for the win on Wednesday.
The weekend noticed Sevilla comfortably beat Deportivo to make it 4 wins from their final 5 video games. Their one failure to win throughout this era was within the Champions League, once they spectacularly got here from Three-Zero down at half time to attract Three-Three towards Liverpool.
Away from house Sevilla do have some issues defensively although. They've saved only one clear sheet of their final seven journeys away, conceding a complete of 16 targets on this interval, together with a 5-1 drubbing towards Spartak Moscow. Maribor will really feel quietly assured about their probabilities of getting on the score-sheet, so backing Each Groups to Rating seems to be a sensible choice. Judging by their efficiency towards Liverpool although, Sevilla shouldn’t have any points dispatching of Maribor, so we’re going for a Sevilla Win and Each Groups to Rating alongside a Three-1 appropriate rating predictions.

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