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Jordan sinks Wolfsburg as Sevilla stay in hunt for knockout phase

SEVILLE, Spain, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Joan Jordan scored an early objective as Sevilla beat Wolfsburg 2-0 in their Champions League conflict on the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Tuesday, a outcome which means all 4 sides in Group G stay in rivalry for the knockout spherical.

Substitute Rafa Mir added a second objective deep into injury-time as Sevilla secured a primary victory in the group phase this season and it was nearly deserved in a match of few clear-cut probabilities, with Wolfsburg in specific providing little in assault.

Lille lead the desk with one spherical to play having amassed eight factors from their 5 video games, forward of RB Salzburg (seven factors), Sevilla (six) and Wolfsburg (5). Sevilla journey to Salzburg for their last recreation on Dec. 8, whereas Wolfsburg host Lille on the identical time.

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The dwelling facet’s shiny begin was rewarded with a objective as Jordan stooped to move in an inviting cross from Ivan Rakitic after 13 minutes for his first Champions League strike.

Wolfsburg went near an equaliser halfway by means of the primary half when Lukas Nmecha’s shot was palmed onto the crossbar by dwelling goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, however the latter barely had a save to make after that.

Mir had a easy end from six yards so as to add a second for the hosts, who inflicted a primary defeat on new Wolfsburg coach Florian Kohfeldt. He changed Mark van Bommel final month and gained his first three video games in cost earlier than drawing on the weekend.

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Reporting by Nick Said
Editing by Toby Davis

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group G - Sevilla v VfL Wolfsburg - Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville, Spain - November 23, 2021 Sevilla's Rafa Mir celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group G - Sevilla v VfL Wolfsburg - Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville, Spain - November 23, 2021 VfL Wolfsburg coach Florian Kohfeldt reacts REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group G - Sevilla v VfL Wolfsburg - Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville, Spain - November 23, 2021 VfL Wolfsburg's Aster Vranckx in action REUTERS/Marcelo Del Pozo     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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