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Copa del Rey final tickets set to be cheaper; Wanda chosen

With the finalists for this seasons Copa del Rey confirmed and now the Wanda Metropolitano confirmed as the stadium to host the final, the Spanish FA met on Sunday and it was proposed that prices for the final were to be made cheaper. This comes after not many fans came to the final last season at the Vincente Calderon as it saw Barcelona run out victors over Alaves. The idea for cheaper tickets this time round came from president Juan Luis Larrea as it came out that local fans last season…

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Sevilla 1-0 Girona: Sarabia goal wins right affair

Pablo Sarabia’s goal was enough as Sevilla beat Girona 1-0 on a tight affair at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Sunday. Early chances in the game fell to the hosts but after losing Luis Muriel through injury, Vincenzo Montella’s side looked like they could be beaten by the ever impressive Catalan visitors. Sergio Rico proved his ability throughout the game as the feeling inside the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan was that the home side were lucky to gain three points. Aday Benitez had a good chance at the far post, but…

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Montella celebrates ‘special night’ as Sevilla reach Copa final

Sevilla boss Vincenzo Montella has heaped praise on his players for their win over Leganes on Wednesday evening, which saw them reach the Copa del Rey final. Dimtris Siovas’ header in the first leg cancelled out Luis Muriel’s first half strike to set up the second leg perfectly at one goal apiece. Vincenzo Montella chose the same starting eleven as last week for the hosts with Leganes boss Asier Garitano making three changes from the first leg, Diego Rico, Ruben Perez and Javier Eraso replacing Raul Garcia, Gerard Gumbau and…

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Sevilla 2-0 Leganes (Agg 3-1): Montella’s men make it to Copa final

Sevilla made it to the final of the Copa del Rey as goals from Joaquin Correa and Franco Vazquez saw them defeat Leganes 2-0 to complete a 3-1 aggregate victory in the semi finals. Dimtris Siovas’ header in the first leg cancelled out Luis Muriel’s first half strike to set up the second leg perfectly at one goal apiece. Vincenzo Montella chose the same starting eleven as last week for the hosts with Leganes boss Asier Garitano making three changes from the first leg, Diego Rico, Ruben Perez and Javier…

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La Liga News 

Real Madrid are the only Champions League team not to change their squad

Despite struggles in LaLiga and Copa del Rey, Real Madrid are the only side left in the Champions League not to have made changes to their 25 man squad before the knock out stages. The 15 other sides left in the competition have all made changes to their registrations. MARCA say that Zinedine Zidane has kept the faith with his current squad after not making any signings or sales in the January transfer window and will not be changing the squad that will take on the Champions League as their…

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Montella apologises to fans after Eibar thumping

Sevilla boss Vincenzo Montella has apologised to the club’s fans after his side lost 5-1 to Eibar on Saturday. Eibar needed less than a minute to open the scoring. Kike ran onto Anaitz Arbilla’s clearance and continued into the box on the left hand side before unleashing a rocket of a shot which flew past Sergio Rico into the net via the underside of the bar. Los Armeros then doubled their lead with yet another fantastic goal, this time through Fabian Orellana. Takashi Inui dribbled into the box before flicking…

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Eibar 5-1 Sevilla: Hosts destroy Montella’s visitors

Eibar climbed to seventh place in La Liga, just one point behind Sevilla, after hammering their Andalucian visitors 5-1 at the Ipurua in the early kick off on Saturday. The hosts needed less than a minute to open the scoring. Kike ran onto Anaitz Arbilla’s clearance and continued into the box on the left hand side before unleashing a rocket of a shot which flew past Sergio Rico into the net via the underside of the bar. Los Armeros then doubled their lead with yet another fantastic goal, this time…

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La Liga News 

Roque Mesa rejected Betis for city rivals

Roque Mesa has claimed he rejected the chance to join Real Betis for a move to Sevilla. It was confirmed that the midfielder was in attendance to have medical examinations on Monday morning and signed a six month loan deal at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, ending a nightmare stint in England. The former Las Palmas midfielder will link up with Vincenzo Montella’s side for the remainder of the season and add an extra dimension to the Italian coach’s midfield options. Having arrived in Wales last summer for a fee of €12.5m deal, Mesa…

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La Liga January Transfer Window Round Up

With the January transfer window coming to a close on Wednesday with some fantastic signings for some of the 20 La Liga clubs with many players departing as well. I take a closer look at what has happened in the past month. The biggest deal of the window was of course Philippe Coutinho’s long awaited move from Liverpool to Barcelona with the Brazilian joining for 120 million euros. Coutinho was one of two players to sign on at the Camp Nou with defender Yerry Mina joining from Palmeiras for 11.8…

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