La Liga roundup: Sevilla denied by late own goal against Levante

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Julen Lopetegui’s Sevilla, who being in 3rd location, are unbeaten in 6 matches.

Sevilla gave up 2 points in their quote for Champions League football as an own goal from Diego Carlos made Levante a late 1-1 draw.

A goalless first half was a bad reflection of the away side’s supremacy however less than a minute after the reboot Luuk De Jong discovered the net.

The Dutchman used the completing touch for his 6th LaLiga goal of the season, rounding off Munir El Haddadi‘s cross as Julen Lopetegui‘s side assaulted rapidly and decisively.

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— Sevilla FC– #StayAtHome (@SevillaFC_ENG) June 15, 2020

Mid- table Levante took their time to strike back however got in the closing phases after Sevilla, who stay 3rd, failed to hammer home their benefit.

They still required an assisting hand to restore a point, as a miscommunication in between goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik and Carlos saw the latter turn the ball over his own line.

There was lots of late action during the 2-2 draw in between Real Betis and Granada too, with 3 goals in the last 5 minutes.

Here’s how things stand after a night of late drama in #LaLigaSantander … pic.twitter.com/kBEELHmQeZ

— LaLiga English (@LaLigaEN) June 15, 2020

Carlos Fernandez put Granada ahead prior to the half- hour, touching home first time to top a lightning counter.

That was forming up to be the choosing goal up until a craze of activity in the closing minutes, with Betis levelling through Sergio Canales‘ penalty then proceeding through Christian Tello‘s cross-shot.

Nevertheless, former Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado supplied a deserving finish when he volleyed home in stoppage-time to bring back parity.

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