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Granada lose to Sevilla in Adams' second game

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Sevilla's Joaquin Correa (left) heads the ball past Granada's Martin Hongla

Tony Adams suffered a second successive defeat in charge of La Liga strugglers Granada as Sevilla moved level on points with third-placed Atletico Madrid.

Brazilian midfielder Ganso scored in each half to leave Granada seven points from safety with five games left.

Granada lost French defender Matthieu Saunier to injury after four minutes.

Sevilla look set to finish in the top four for the first time since 2010 and qualify for the Champions League.

Granada’s future is much bleaker.

Former Arsenal and England captain Adams, who had already been working with the club, was appointed head coach until the end of the season earlier this month.

His first game in charge ended in a comprehensive 3-0 home defeat by Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Their remaining five games includes a home fixture with leaders Real Madrid on 6 May.

Line-ups

Sevilla

  • 1Rico
  • 3Ferreira Filho
  • 21Martín ParejaSubstituted forMercadoat 83′minutes
  • 5Lenglet
  • 18Escudero
  • 8Iborra
  • 15N’Zonzi
  • 17Sarabia
  • 19de LimaSubstituted forVázquezat 81′minutes
  • 11CorreaBooked at 64mins
  • 16JoveticSubstituted forBen Yedderat 81′minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Kranevitter
  • 6Carrico Martins
  • 9Vietto
  • 12Ben Yedder
  • 13Soria Solís
  • 22Vázquez
  • 24Mercado

Granada

  • 13Ochoa
  • 17Nunes Vezo
  • 6Lombán
  • 20SaunierSubstituted forHonglaat 4′minutes
  • 3SilvaSubstituted forCuencaat 22′minutes
  • 21Krhin
  • 5Henry Agbo
  • 16Carcela-González
  • 18PereiraBooked at 32mins
  • 23Hernández OrtegaSubstituted forSamperat 72′minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 9Ponce

Substitutes

  • 1Dantas da Silva
  • 4Samper
  • 10Boga
  • 19Cuenca
  • 26Angban
  • 29Hongla
  • 34Mallé
Referee:
Daniel Jesús Trujillo Suárez
Attendance:
31,074

Match Stats

Home TeamSevillaAway TeamGranada
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home28
Away9
Shots on Target
Home12
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home18
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Sevilla 2, Granada CF 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sevilla 2, Granada CF 0.

Offside, Sevilla. Joaquín Correa tries a through ball, but Wissam Ben Yedder is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Isaac Cuenca (Granada CF) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Rúben Vezo with a cross.

Foul by Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla).

Rene Krhin (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mariano (Sevilla).

Isaac Cuenca (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Wissam Ben Yedder (Sevilla) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sergio Escudero.

Attempt saved. Andreas Pereira (Granada CF) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Steven N’Zonzi (Sevilla).

Ezequiel Ponce (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla).

Mehdi Carcela-González (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Mehdi Carcela-González (Granada CF) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Andreas Pereira with a headed pass.

Offside, Sevilla. Vicente Iborra tries a through ball, but Franco Vázquez is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Vicente Iborra (Sevilla) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Gabriel Mercado (Sevilla) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Joaquín Correa with a headed pass.

Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Isaac Cuenca.

Attempt saved. Steven N’Zonzi (Sevilla) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Vicente Iborra.

Booking

Sergi Samper (Granada CF) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sergi Samper (Granada CF).

Substitution

Substitution, Sevilla. Gabriel Mercado replaces Nico Pareja.

Foul by Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla).

Andreas Pereira (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Sevilla. Conceded by Guillermo Ochoa.

Attempt saved. Sergio Escudero (Sevilla) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Franco Vázquez.

Substitution

Substitution, Sevilla. Wissam Ben Yedder replaces Stevan Jovetic.

Substitution

Substitution, Sevilla. Franco Vázquez replaces Ganso.

Attempt missed. Ezequiel Ponce (Granada CF) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Isaac Cuenca with a through ball.

Offside, Sevilla. Steven N’Zonzi tries a through ball, but Mariano is caught offside.

Foul by Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla).

Isaac Cuenca (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Steven N’Zonzi.

Foul by Sergio Escudero (Sevilla).

Mehdi Carcela-González (Granada CF) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Granada CF. Sergi Samper replaces Héctor because of an injury.

Foul by Mariano (Sevilla).

Andreas Pereira (Granada CF) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

Source: BBC Football Read Original Article: Granada lose to Sevilla in Adams' second game

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