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Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Maribor unlikely to score with Sevilla desperate to qualify

Rojiblancos dominated Slovenians in September

Joaquin Correa celebrates scoring for Sevilla against Liverpool
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Group E
BT Sport Extra, 7.45pm Wednesday

Maribor have looked totally outclassed in Group E and the Slovenians could struggle to create anything against a determined Sevilla side.

The visiting Rojiblancos have travelled without manager Eduardo Berizzo, who is recovering from a prostate cancer operation, and his players will be doing all they can to qualify for the knockout stages.

A victory would achieve that and it would be a surprise if they are not strong enough to beat Maribor, who they dominated when winning 3-0 at the Roman Sanchez Pizjuan at in September.


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Wassim Ben Yedder scored a hat-trick in that match and temporary manager Ernesto Marcucci will be looking towards him to inspire his side again.

Maribor could only create one goalscoring opportunity in Seville and they might not get much joy this evening.

Recommendation
Sevilla to win to nil
2pts 20-23 BoyleSports

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Team news

Maribor
Jasmin Mesanovic is out with a head injury but Luka Zahovic is fit.

Sevilla
Midfielder Steven N’Zonzi is absent for Sevilla.

Key stat
Sevilla have won four of their last five matches in all competitions.


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