Wolves had been taught a really harsh soccer lesson as they suffered a heart-breaking 1-Zero defeat to Sevilla within the Europa League quarter-finals.
Lucas Ocampos’ well-taken header within the 88th minute was all that separated the 2 sides in Duisburg, Germany, however Nuno Espirito Santo’s facet will rue a missed alternative early within the match.
Prime scorer Raul Jimenez’s early penalty was saved by Sevilla glovesman Bono after Adama Traore was tripped contained in the field.
The consequence means it is not going to be an all-English semi-final tie with Sevilla incomes the correct to face Manchester United, who acquired the higher of FC Copenhagen.
Competing of their first European quarter-final since 1972, Wolves had each proper to really feel nervous. However they got here flying out the traps.
After which they got a golden likelihood to take the lead when Traore discovered himself by means of on aim because of a lung-busting run and Sevilla defender Diego Carlos had no selection however to journey him contained in the field.
The penalty was given however Jimenez couldn’t put it away as his tentative strike was saved out. Nevertheless, replays present encroachment by Sevilla defenders and glovesman Bono shifting off his line earlier than the ball was struck was missed by VAR.
Wolves didn’t have a single shot on course after that second because the extra skilled Sevilla regularly exerted their management on the tie.
Former Liverpool man Suso pressured Rui Patricio into making a wise save, whereas Youssef En-Nesyri virtually scored what would have been a surprising solo aim.
Jules Kounde ought to have damaged the impasse halfway by means of the second half however his free header sailed over.
Patricio was then known as into motion once more as he tipped Ever Bangea’s free-kick over, whereas En-Nesyri headed a nook from the left off beam.
However Sevilla did get finally get their aim because of some fast pondering by Suso and Banega. Suso took a nook from the correct shortly to Banega, who picked out Ocampos to move the ball past Patricio.
It’s a sickening defeat for Wolves because it not solely ends their possibilities of silverware for the season nevertheless it confirms that they won’t play any European soccer in 2020/21.
The opposite tie on Tuesday noticed Shakhtar Donetsk thrash Basel 4-1. The Ukrainian facet will face Inter Milan on Monday.