And the Andalusian club benefited in the best possible way from the gift presented to him by Cadiz by forcing his host Barcelona to a 1-1 draw at home on Sunday, to overthrow him from the third place by a point after raising his score to 48 points compared to 47 for the Catalan club, who is a guest at the top of the stage 25 Next Saturday, knowing that the two teams have a postponed match.
The meeting between the two teams will be renewed on the third of next March in the local cup competition, after Sevilla put ahead in the final by beating Barcelona in the first-leg semi-final 2-0.
Seville has tightened the screws on runner-up Real Madrid, who scored 52 points and won over Valladolid with one goal.
Seville compensated for its loss at home, “Ramon Sanchez Pischwan” against Borussia Dortmund, by losing 2-3 in the first leg of the European Champions League final, with its sixth successive victory in the league, while he lost only once in his last 13 matches in “La Liga”.
Julen Lopetegui’s men halted the winning streak of Osasuna, who had won their last two matches against Eibar and Levante, and had only lost once in their last five matches before this evening, to stall at 25 points in thirteenth place.
Lopetegui kept his Moroccan striker Yusef al-Nusiri, with 13 goals, on the bench, while his compatriot Mounir Al-Haddadi attacked, along with Dutchman Luc de Jong and Jesus Fernandes “Soussou”. Argentina missed midfielder Marcos Acuña and striker Lucas Ocampos due to injury.
The owner of the land almost surprised his guest with a header from Commander Oier Matti that hit the right post (3).
And the Andalusian club responded with the goal of the first through a powerful header from Brazilian Diego Carlos, who rose above all and diverted the ball to the left corner of goalkeeper Sergio Herrera (19).
In the second half, de Jong translated into a second goal a quick counterattack, which was launched by the Brazilian Fernando from him to the blacksmith, who passed a creeping cross that the Dutchman ended with a deceptive ground shot in the opposite corner of the goalkeeper (49).
Lopetegui made the expected substitutions, removing Oliver Torres, Al-Haddadi, and De Young, and the introduction of the Croatian Ivan Rakic, Argentine Alejandro Gomes and Al-Nusiri, without the result being changed.