Pre-match reports


Key absences for the home side as we face a Villarreal team looking to continue a strong to life under new manager, Marcelino
Cuerpo Superior

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Sevilla FC-Villarreal CF on MD15 of LaLiga EA Sports, which will kick off at the Estadio Ramón-Sánchez-Pizjuán at 18:30 CET.

League standings

Following Saturday's matches, the visitors find themselves 12th in LaLiga on 15 points, after amassing four wins and three draws, in addition to seven defeats. This places them three points and three places above us in the table as we remain four points above the relegation zone.

Opponent form

Villarreal CF 1-1 Alavés

Granada CF 2-3 Villarreal CF

Villarreal CF 2-3 Athletic Club 

Atlético de Madrid 3-1 Villarreal CF

Villareal CF 3-1 Osasuna

The last three Sevilla FC-Villarreal CF matches

20/21: Sevilla FC 2-1 Villarreal CF

21/22: Sevilla FC 1-0 Villarreal CF

22/23: Sevilla FC 2-1 Villarreal CF

Team news

Diego Alonso has to deal with further absences due to suspensions (Jesús Navas and Sergio Ramos) and injuries (Nyland, Badé, Marcao, Soumaré, Suso, Lamela and Mariano) leaving up to nine players unavailable. As such, he has called upon Sevilla Atlético players Darío and Ibra Sow to join the matchday squad. The full squad list is as follows: Dmitrovic, Alberto Flores, Juanlu, Darío, Gattoni, Nianzou, Kike Salas, Acuña, Pedrosa, Fernando, Gudelj, Joan Jordán, Manu Bueno, Sow, Januzaj, Óliver Torres, Rakitic, Ocampos, Lukebakio, Rafa Mir, En-Nesyri and Ibra.


Isidro Díaz de Mera Escuderos will be on refereeing duties in what will be his nineth match involving Sevilla FC. We have won six of those, drawing the two most recent games. The latest was our comeback draw at home to Rayo Vallecano in October (2-2). Eduardo Prieto Iglesias will operate VAR.