Sevilla keep title dream alive with win over Valencia


Sevilla kept their slim La Liga title chances alive with a win over Valencia at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuan.

It wasn’t a vintage performance from Julen Lopetegui’s side, who struggled to create anything of note in a lacklustre opening 45 minutes.

But the moment of quality finally came and it was in-form forward Youssef En-Nesyri who provided it, timing his clever run perfectly to beat the Valencia offside trap before slotting a cool finish past the onrushing Jasper Cillessen.

And the Andalusians played out the remaining 24 minutes with relative ease to claim all three points.

Sevilla stay fourth despite the win, but move just three points off league leaders Atletico Madrid, two behind Barcelona and one point shy of Real Madrid as the four-way La Liga title race goes down to the wire.