Champions League

Berizzo admits Sevilla were 'split apart' by Spartak

2017-10-18 14:24
Eduardo Berizzo.(Getty Images)

Cape Town - Sevilla boss Eduardo Berizzo says his side were 'split apart' by a rampaging Spartak Moscow in their 5-1 Champions League defeat on Tuesday night.

Quincy Promes opened the scoring for the hosts at the Otkrytiye Arena on 18 minutes. 

Simon Kjaer leveled on the half hour mark before a one-sided second half where Lorenzo Melgarejo (58), Denis Glushakov (67), Luiz Adriano (74) were all on target before a second goal from Promes in stoppage time at the end of the match.

Speaking after the game, a disappointed Berizzo told the club's official website: "They split us apart at 2-1.

"After 2-1 they split us apart when we were looking for something and what happened.

"We all have to do better across the board, me first. We have to turn everything negative around and we have to beat them in the return fixture."

Nolito added: "When the group stage is over we'll see if we deserve to be in the knock-outs.

"Honestly the team didn't have such a bad match. We had chances and we didn't take them. We have to move on. These things happen in football and we have to pick ourselves up.

"We had chances and failed to make them pay and we've paid for that. They're in the Champions League for a reason. We have to move on because the season is long and we have to keep faith because we have a very good squad."

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