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THE 'CURSE' AGAINST GERMAN TEAMS IS BROKEN AFTER SIX GAMES

After defeating Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2015 Sevilla were then defeated by the same team away from home, suffered two defeats and a draw against Bayern Munich, a defeat and a draw against Dortmund and another draw against Wolfsburg

Against the country that has provided the most opponents in European games, Sevilla have traditionally done well at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán. However, recently Sevilla FC have been on a bad run against German teams which stretched to over five years but last night ended. There could be no slipup against Wolfsburg and Sevilla did more than this, keeping alive their hopes of qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League on the final matchday. The win for Julen Lopetegui's side also ends a run of six games without a win against German sides. 

You have to go back to the 2015/16 season for the last time it happened, on the first matchday of the group stage of the Champions League at home against Borussia Mönchengladbach. The white and reds won 3-0 in September 2015 and they would not win again against a German side for more than six years. On the return trip to Germany against Borussia Mönchengladbach Unai Emery's side lost 4-2. Then in the 2017/18 Champions League, when on the memorable run to the quarter-final, they played Bayern Munich. Munich won 2-1 in Nervión and drew 0-0 at home in Bavaria. 

The last win against a German side was in 2015 in a 3-0 win against Borussia Mönchengladbach

After lockdown, there was the European Super Cup and another meeting with Bayern who won in Budapest in September 2020. On the return to the Champions League there was a two-legged game against Dortmund, with a defeat at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán and a draw in Dortmund. The seventh and hopefully last in this sequence was Wolfsburg with a 0-0 draw on the second matchday, which contrasts with the must-win game from last night. All of this on the fourteenth European home match against German sides in which the statistics have always been very positive up until the last two defeats against Bayern and Dortmund.

In fact, from the 14 games Sevilla have a total of eight wins, four draws and only two defeats. Also, only in one of these games have Sevilla FC failed to score although in the end it didn't matter. It was in the 2005/06 European season in the qualifying round against Mainz 05. The goalless draw at home and the 2-0 win in Germany meant that they qualified for the group stage where they would go on to win their first cup. 

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