Sevilla claimed a comfortable win at home against Espanyol in La Liga. The match finished 2-0 (1-0) after goals from Youssef En-Nesyri and Rafa Mir.
Sevilla took an early lead when Youssef En-Nesyri scored in the 13th minute, with an assist by Jesus Navas, making it 0-1.
Sevilla’s Thomas Delaney was sent off in the 65th minute.
After that the game came to a long standstill. The 2-0 goal came right at the end of the game, when Rafa Mir scored a goal for Sevilla, with an assist by Karim Rekik. The 2-0 goal was the last one of the game.
It means that Sevilla have taken points for the sixth game in a row and have yet to lose this season.
Sevilla have 3 wins and 2 draws with a 7–2 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Espanyol have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses and a 4–7 goal difference.
For the home team, the results mean second place in the table. Espanyol are in 14th place.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-2 draw, with Sevilla at home in February 2020.
Sevilla are unbeaten at home, after two games.
Sevilla have scored 10 goals. They have scored eight goals at home. They’ve conceded 2 goals in total.
Espanyol have scored 4 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 4 goals. They’ve conceded 7 goals in total.
Sevilla have opened the score in 3 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 100 percent when scoring the first goal.
In the next games in the La Liga, Sevilla will play Granada (away) on 02 October 2021, Celta Vigo (away) on 16 October 2021 and Levante (home) on 23 October 2021. Espanyol play Real Madrid (home) on 02 October 2021, Cadiz (home) on 17 October 2021 and Elche (away) on 23 October 2021.