Madness in Sevilla clash with Salzburg with FOUR first-half penalties and 19-year-old Karim Adeyemi running riot
SEVILLA and RB Salzburg showcased the craziness of the Champions League as FOUR penalties had been awarded in the FIRST HALF of their European clash.
The Spanish facet had been stricken by 19-year-old teen Karim Adeyemi, who received the primary penalty of the evening after 13 minutes, solely to then blast it vast of the submit.
But Salzburg did not have to attend very lengthy for an additional likelihood from the spot.
Just seven minutes later Adeyemi burst by means of once more and was hauled down by ex-Manchester City winger Jesus Navas.
This time fellow 19-year-old Luka Sucic stepped up and dispatch the penalty to offer the away facet the lead.
In what had been fairly outstanding scenes, Adeyemi then received his facet a THIRD penalty in the thirty sixth minute after Sevilla keeper Yassine Bounou took him out when stretching for the ball.
Sucic stepped up as soon as extra however this time did not convert as his effort got here crashing again off the submit.
Having conceded three penalties in the opening half of their Champions League marketing campaign, Sevilla then bought one in every of their very own shortly earlier than half-time.
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Youssef En-Nesyri went down beneath a problem from Maximilian Wober and astonishingly Belarussian referee Aleksei Kulbakov pointed to the spot but once more.
Former Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic stepped up and made the spot kick look straightforward, sending the keeper the mistaken manner to attract the Spanish workforce stage.
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After a wide ranging first 45 minutes, Sevilla had been lowered to 10 males 5 minutes into the second half. En-Nesyri was dismissed for a second yellow card after diving whereas attempting to win a FIFTH penalty of the sport.
And the person in cost of the sport, Kulbakov, didn’t level to the spot in the second half as the 2 sides performed out a 1-1 draw.
Sevilla and Salzburg have been draw in Group G of the Champions League alongside French champions Lille and Bundesliga leaders Wolfsburg.
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