Sevilla Vs Barcelona – Highlights, Team News and Predictions|Mourinho Admits Roma’s Start Was ‘The Worst Job

Barcelona host Sevilla on an unusual Friday evening at the Estadi De Olympics Company and they will look to climb to the top of the table as they await the league leaders, while Girona host second-placed Real Madrid.

After a late win against Celta Vigo and dropping two points at home to Mallorca, Barcelona will be desperate to get back into form ahead of their Champions League trip to Porto.

Both teams have had very little time to rest. their last games, which were just three days ago. Barca traveled to Mallorca two days after hosting Celta Vigo, while Sevilla hosted Almeria despite a goalless draw at Osasuna two days earlier.

Although Sevilla is in twelfth place, they will prove to be a strong opponent for Xavi Hernandez’s men as they are able to rush the opponent and create multiple chances, not to mention sitting back when that is needed. They have only won twice this campaign.

Team news
Xavi Hernandez’s squad will be without two of their key men, Pedri Gonzalez and Frenkie De Jong, who are sidelined due to injuries. While Pedri may be looking at a return soon, De Jong may have to wait until November

For Sevilla, Youssef En-Nesyri and Marcão are out due to injuries and their return is not feasible anytime soon.

Barcelona has recently accelerated the team’s possession and attack, leaving the defense vulnerable on a few occasions. This aspect is what the Sevilla team will take advantage of.

Barcelona seem the better side.Barcelona 4 Sevilla 2

Mourinho Admits Roma’s Start Was ‘The Worst Job

Jose Mourinho has admitted Roma’s start to the season was the worst of his career as manager.

The Serie A side are currently in 16th place having chalked up just one win in their first six league games.

Mourinho’s men also have the third-worst defensive record in Serie A this season, conceding 11. The Italian side’s latest defeat came on Wednesday, succumbing to a 4-1 defeat to Genoa.

“It was also the worst start of my career, but I think it was also the first time in Roma’s history that we played two European finals in a row,” Mourinho told a press conference.

“You can cry inside because it hurts your heart, also because of my relationship with Roma fans it affects me even more because it’s not a personal issue but it’s also an overall issue that makes me feel that way.”

Man United Winger Antony Returns to Training and is Available for Selection

Manchester United have announced that embattled winger Anthony Dos Santos will return to training in the coming days and will also be available for selection.

The Brazilian striker is said to have violently abused his lover and has since kept him away from football for the past three weeks. The last match he played in was Manchester United’s 3-1 defeat against Arsenal. The winger took an interview and pleaded guilty. not guilty of the charges against him.

Two days ago he flew to Manchester to be questioned by police.

However, the club has allowed him to play pending the police investigation into the matter.

There is a statement on the club’s website; “Since the first allegations were made in June, Antony has and continues to cooperate with police investigations in both Brazil and Britain.

“As Antony’s employer, Manchester United have decided that he will resume training with Carrington and make himself available for selection while the police investigation continues. This will be monitored pending further developments in the case.
“As a club, we condemn violence and abuse. “We recognize the importance of protecting everyone involved in this situation and recognize the impact these allegations have on survivors of abuse.”

Manchester United hosts Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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