Krasnodar 1:2 Sevilla: El Haddadi late strike takes Sevilla to round of 16

AFP

Sevilla become the second team after Chelsea to proceed to the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League following a 2-1 victory at Krasnodar. Sevilla, sit second in group E of the group stages, trailing to only to Chelsea on points.

Sevilla got off and running early in the game through former Barcelona man Ivan Rakitic in the 4th minute. Both sides played well and seems threatening during the opening 45 with chances coming on both sides of the pitch. 

Sevilla seemed to be more in control during the game however an opporutnity arised for Krasnodar to level early into the second half in which they did through a strike converted by Wanderson Maciel.

The second half saw the same action and attacking display as the first. However late into stoppage time, it was Sevilla who managed to convert through Munir el Haddadi in virtually the last kick of the game.

This win means Sevilla proceed to the round of 16 as they sit second place in Group E with 10 points, level with first place Chelsea.