Sevilla 1:0 West Ham.UEFA Europa league round of 16 first leg.
Sevilla dented West Ham United’s hopes of progressing in the Europa League as Julen Lopetegui’s side sealed a 1-0 win in the first leg of their last-16 knockout tie at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
The hosts saw more of the ball and created some chances early on, with Munir El Haddadi going closest in the opening stages, with his header from inside the box flashing wide.
With ten minutes on the clock, West Ham created their best chance of the game, as Nikola Vlasic’s diving header was straight at Sevilla goalkeeper Yassine Bounou, who make a good reaction stop.
Sevilla grew into the game as the time progressed and eventually their pressure paid off as they took the lead midway through the second half.
Marcos Acuna’s free-kick was delivered out wide into space for Munir, who hit a first-time shot on the half-volley into the bottom corner to the delight of the home fans.
The tie remains finely poised ahead of the second leg at the London Stadium on March 17.