Right back Aleix Vidal scored twice and set up a goal to lead defending champion Sevilla over visiting Fiorentina 3-0 Thursday night in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals.
Vidal put the three-time champions ahead with a long-range shot in the 17th minute, doubled the lead in the 52nd minute and deflected a ball to substitute Kevin Gameiro for the final goal in the 75th...
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Aleix Vidal scored twice Thursday to lead Sevilla to a crushing 3-0 win over Fiorentina in a wild Europa League semifinal first leg. Sub Kevin Gameiro got the late insurance in the 74th, putting home a Vidal pass from close range. It was the reigning Europa League champs’ ninth-straight home win, one shy of the tournament’s all-time record, and they will take that three-goal...
Substitute Kevin Gameiro scored late to give titleholder Sevilla a 2-2 draw at Zenit St. Petersburg for a place in the Europa League semifinals on Thursday.
Napoli advanced by easing past Wolfsburg 6-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw at home; Fiorentina beat Dynamo Kiev 2-0 to advance; and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk ended Brugge's 15-match unbeaten run with a 1-0 win that was enough.
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April 23, 2015
TURIN, Italy — Sevilla beat Benfica 4-2 in a penalty shootout to win the UEFA Europa League after a 0-0 draw in the final on Wednesday, claiming another international title for Spanish soccer.
Sevilla goalkeeper Beto saved two penalty kicks from Benfica forwards Oscar Cardozo and Rodrigo who failed to deceive with stutter-step approaches to the ball.
Kevin Gameiro stepped up to...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) French forward Kevin Gameiro scored twice to help Sevilla win a bad-tempered derby at 10-man Real Betis 2-0 and stay in the hunt for Spain's final Champions League berth on Sunday.
Sevilla and Real Betis set up a mouthwatering derby in the last 16 of the Europa League with victories on Thursday night.
Sevilla won 2-1 at home to Maribor of Slovenia, goals from Jose Antonio Reyes (42) and Kevin Gameiro (59) helping them complete a 4-3 aggregate win. Dare Vrsic pulled one back in stoppage time for the visitors, but it did not affect the tie.
Betis claimed an...