Sevilla will face Krasnodar in Russia on Tuesday in the Champions League while they are struck by injuries and have to rely on their youngsters.
Los Nervionenses beat tough opponent Celta Vigo 4-2 at their home Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan on Saturday but they have to deal with absence of several players due to injuries.
Jesus Navas is away in the return leg as he got a red card against Russian club, while Bono and Carlos Fernandez are diagnosed with COVID-positive. Marcos Acuna and Suso won’t be able to travel to Russia as they are both injured.
In reaction to this, manager Julen Lopetegui has called in three young players, Juanlu Sanchez, Carlos Alvarez and Antonio Zarzana, as well as Alfonso Pastor and Adrian Romero, the goalkeepers.
Aleix Vidal and Joris Gnangon are not allowed to travel since they weren’t registered in the first Champions League squad.
Unbeaten Sevilla in Champions League Group E sit second trailing Chelsea with the same points. And they are ahead of Russian club with 6 points. The Andalusians are now seventh in La Liga table.