Lopetegui: ‘Sevilla won’t change for Roma’

Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui insists they’re ‘a recognisable team and received’t create radical changes’ in opposition to Roma within the Europa League.

The one-off Round of 16 kicks off in Duisburg on Thursday at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

“What we are in a position to inform evidently is that our opponents are in gigantic shape, play truly upright football and possess a stable squad at their disposal,” said Lopetegui in his press convention.

“Paulo Fonseca is also a gigantic coach. Having said all of that, Roma are a team inside Sevilla’s reach. We’re looking out to take and can possess to attempt and position in a gigantic performance in opposition to a truly stable rival, remembering we don’t possess a 2d leg to rely on.

“Every little thing that came about from March onwards has compelled us all to adapt and we are looking out to repeat essentially the most easy model of ourselves, with our mentality and want to take.”

Sevilla had been hit in my thought by the COVID-19 pandemic, as midfielder Nemanja Gudelj tested particular final week.

“It’s disappointing he received’t be fragment of this game, nevertheless I will use my most efficient available XI, intelligent that you take games with those that come off the bench too. We accumulated possess this present day’s coaching session and the next day’s flee-out to shake off the closing doubts.”

They did develop the Liga season with a stable flee of results and Lopetegui isn’t shaken by Roma’s swap to a few-4-2-1.

“We’re a truly recognisable team, no subject who we are up in opposition to, so there received’t be any radical changes. I even possess one doubt on the XI, nevertheless that is virtually resolved.

“We’ll be in a position to attempt and play our game in our model, then after that we’ll look how Roma react.”

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