MX23RW : Friday, October 19 18:38:53
Jan 23, 2018 at 8.30pm UK at ​Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
Attendance: 39,918
Sevilla
3-1
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
Escudero (1'), Banega (47' pen.), Sarabia (79')
Banega (27'), Vazquez (54'), Navas (63'), Mercado (90')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Griezmann (13')
Gimenez (18'), Gabi (54'), Correa (57'), Torres (84')

Result: Sevilla oust Atletico Madrid to reach final four of Copa del Rey

Result: Sevilla oust Atletico to reach final four
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Sevilla beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 on the night and 5-2 on aggregate to remain on course for a sixth Copa del Rey crown, as they reach the semi-final stage.

Sevilla are through to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey courtesy of a 5-2 aggregate win over Atletico Madrid.

The five-time winners of the competition led 2-1 heading into Tuesday's second leg after inflicting a first domestic defeat on their opponents at the Wanda Metropolitano last week.

An early goal from Sergio Escudero in front of a packed Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan crowd put Los Rojiblancos on their way, with Ever Banega and Pablo Sarabia adding to the scoring after Antoine Griezmann had temporarily levelled things up on the night.

Sarabia lofted in a cross for Escudero to meet on the volley inside the opening minute in Andalusia, leaving stand-in keeper Miguel Angel Moya with little chance of keeping it out.

With a two-goal deficit to overcome, Atletico - nine points better off than their opponents in the La Liga standings - plugged away and had a route back into the game through a stunning Griezmann strike.

The French striker controlled Kevin Gameiro's pass and unleashed a half-volley over the reach of Sergio Rico in the Sevilla goal.

Sevilla had not lost to Atleti in eight previous Copa home ties, though, and it was the home side who scored the pivotal third goal of the evening early in the second half.

After Gameiro and Griezmann squandered good chances to convert, both at the end of Sime Vrsaljko crosses, Saul Niguez barged into Joaquin Correa to gift Banega a chance to convert from the penalty spot.

Rico then denied Angel Correa from point-blank range to keep his side's two-goal advantage intact, before Atletico skipper Diego Godin headed over the bar unmarked from a Koke corner.

Visiting boss Diego Simeone rolled the dice with his changes, but the gamble did not pay off as Sarabia was picked out on the counter and placed the ball out of Moya's reach after cutting onto his left foot.

Yannick Ferreira Carrasco was next to be denied by Rico from the final opening of the match, meaning that Sevilla advanced through with some room to breathe.

SEVILLA (4-2-3-1): Sergio Rico; Navas, Mercado, Lenglet, Escudero; Banega, N'Zonzi; Sarabia (Ben Yedder 73), Vazquez (Pizarro 84'), Correa (Nolito 87'); Muriel

ATLETICO MADRID (4-4-2): Moya; Vrsaljko, Godin, Gimenez (Thomas 64'), Lucas; Correa (Carrasco 60'), Saul, Gabi (Torres 56'), Koke; Gameiro, Griezmann

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Sevilla85121881016
2Barcelona84311991015
3Atletico MadridAtletico843194515
4AlavesAlaves8422118314
5Real Madrid8422127514
6Espanyol8422117414
7Real Valladolid833276112
8Real Betis833256-112
9Real Sociedad83231211111
10Celta Vigo82421312110
11Levante83141214-210
12EibarEibar8314912-310
13Getafe823367-19
14Valencia816167-19
15GironaGirona82331013-39
16Villarreal822467-18
17Athletic Bilbao7142913-47
18Leganes8215712-57
19Rayo Vallecano7124715-85
20Huesca8125718-115

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