West Ham vs Sevilla results in the 2021-2022 Europa League on Friday 18 March 2022 will be discussed in this article. The Hammers (West Ham’s nickname) appeared mighty to conquer Sevilla with a score of 2-0.
Playing at the London Stadium, at home, the Hammers’ confidence has increased. David Moyes’ team can lead by two goals through Tomas Soucek (39′) and Andriy Yarmolenko (112′).
This result led West Ham to lock up a ticket to the 2021-2022 Europa League quarter-finals. They managed to comeback, winning 2-1 on aggregate over Sevilla, after trailing by one goal in the first meeting.
The course of the match
Playing in front of the public itself, West Ham dominated the game more than Sevilla. Although they haven’t created any chances yet, David Moyes’s team is quite superior in possession of the ball.
West Ham obviously immediately played attacking in that match. Because they needed a win because in the first leg the team nicknamed The Hammers lost 0-1.
While Sevilla rely on their quick counter-attack through their wings
Sevilla got a golden opportunity in the 26th minute. But unfortunately the kick that was fired by En-Nesyri could still be denied very well by West Ham goalkeeper Areola.
After carrying out attack after attack, the Hammers finally managed to score their superior goal in the 39th minute. It was Tomas Soucek’s header that successfully broke into Sevilla’s goal.
Until finally, the score did not change until the long whistle sounded. West Ham won 1-0 over Sevilla in the first half.
In the second half, The Hammers immediately launched an attack built by Declan Rice. The English player crossed for Soucek but unfortunately the shot was saved by the Sevilla goalkeeper.
West Ham really performed very well. They repeatedly bombarded the Sevilla defense. Although the opportunities they get are still not converted properly to be able to become goals.
Then the team made by Moyes had another chance in the 61st minute. However, Lanzini’s shot was saved by Sevilla goalkeeper Bounou.
Meanwhile, Sevilla are still trying to score goals. The team nicknamed Los Nervionenses continues to look for gaps to penetrate the Hammers defense.
Entering the final five minutes, West Ham was still trying to add to the coffers of his goals. But until the long whistle sounded, the score 1-0 did not change. As a result, the match continued to extra time because both teams had an aggregate score of 1-1.
Both teams are still playing equally strong. West Ham, who appeared in front of thousands of supporters, really had ambitions to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Europa League. They actually often create chances but the finishing is not good.
One example in the 99th minute. The Hammers almost broke into Sevilla’s goal. However, Soucek’s header still deviated very thinly to the right side of the goal. Meanwhile, no chances were created so the match continued into extra time in the second half.
In extra time in the second half, the Hammers continued to dominate. Sevilla really made no move by Moyes troops.
Until finally, Andriy Yarmolenko managed to break into Sevilla’s goal in the 112th minute. The Ukrainian player was able to take advantage of the vomit ball that Fornals had previously shot. West Ham was 2-0 up.
As a result, West Ham managed to close the game with a score of 2-0. Moyes’ team successfully advanced to the quarter-finals of the Europa League with a 2-1 aggregate win over Sevilla.
West Ham vs Sevilla Line-up:
West Ham (4-2-3-1):Areola; Johnson, Dawson, Zouma, Cresswell; Soucek, Rice; Fornals, Lanzini, Benrahma (Yarmolenko 87′), Antonio.
Coach: David Moyes
Seville (4-3-3): Bounou; Jesus Navas (Montiel 105′), Kunde, Gudelj, Augustinsson; Joan Jordan, Delaney, Rakitic (Oliver Torres 56′); Jesus Corona (El Haddadi 96′), Martial (Luismi Cruz 102′), En-Nesyri (Rafa Mir 90′).
Coach: Julen Lopetegui.