Game Preview: Sevilla vs. Porto - UEFA Europa League - Thursday, 10/04/2014

Sevilla vs. Porto - Matchup - Team Logos / Badges / CrestsA very interesting match is coming up this Thursday, April 10th, 2014, with Sevilla FC hosting Porto FC in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League quarter-finals at Estadio Ramo Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville. The score from the first leg is 1-0 for the Portuguese side.

Sevilla are a very exciting team to watch lately. They eliminated Real Betis via penalties in the Round of 16 of the Europa League and followed that up with a 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga. Most recently, over the weekend, Sevilla beat Espanyol 4-1. The captain, Ivan Rakitic, and his teammates started their journey in the Europa League back on August 1st, 2013 in the third qualifying round of the competition. Progressing to the semi-finals of the tournament would be the team's biggest success since winning the trophy twice, back to back, in 2005/06 and 2006/07. Sevilla are currently in fifth place in the Spanish La Liga standings.

In addition to winning the UEFA Champions League twice, Porto lifted the Europa League trophy twice as well, last time in 2010/11. This season, they started their journey in the UEFA Champions League where they finished third in a group featuring, Atletico Madrid, Zenit St. Petersburg and Austria Vienna. Porto are currently third in the Portuguese Liga standings and they won their last league game vs. Academi 3-1 at home. In the Round of 16 of the Europa League, Porto eliminated Napoli 3-2 on aggregate. The team's top scorer this season is Jackson Martinez with 7 domestic league goals, two Champions League goals and one Europa League goal.

The odds for the upcoming match in Seville are:

Sevilla: 5/6
Draw: 13/5
Porto: 16/5

To Qualify:

Sevilla: 7/4
Porto: 2/5

Correct Score:

1-1 @ 11/2
1-0 @ 6/1
2-0 @ 15/2
2-1 @ 15/2
0-0 @ 10/1
0-1 @ 10/1


Kevin Gameiro: 7/5
Carlos Bacca: 7/4
Jackson Martinez: 7/5
Nabil Ghilas: 11/4


Sevilla are the favourites to win the match, but in the same time FC Porto are the favourites to advance to the semi-finals.

It should be a great game.

The kick-off is at 21.05 local time.

Hope you enjoy it!