LaLiga: Sevilla twice come from behind towards Celta Vigo to maintain title hopes alive

LaLiga: Sevilla twice come from behind towards Celta Vigo to maintain title hopes alive

A second-half double from Ivan Rakitic and Papu Gomez snatched a 4-3 victory for Sevilla, who twice needed to come from behind at Balaidos.

LaLiga: Sevilla twice come from behind against Celta Vigo to keep title hopes alive

File picture of Sevilla gamers celebrating. Picture:Twitter/Lucas Ocampos

Sevilla gave themselves an outdoor likelihood of rejoining La Liga’s title race on Monday by successful a seven-goal thriller away at Celta Vigo.

A second-half double from Ivan Rakitic and Papu Gomez snatched a 4-3 victory for Sevilla, who twice needed to come from behind at Balaidos.

The comeback places Sevilla six factors behind Atletico Madrid, who drew away at Actual Betis on Sunday to provide additional encouragement to Actual Madrid and Barcelona.

Zinedine Zidane’s aspect beat Barca 2-1 in Saturday’s Clasico on the Alfredo di Stefano.

For weeks it has seemed like solely Actual Madrid and Barcelona might overhaul struggling Atletico however 13 factors from 15 has put Sevilla again in sight of the highest three.

Fourth place is all-but safe for Julen Lopetegui’s aspect, who’ve a 14-point benefit over fifth-placed Actual Sociedad, who they face subsequent weekend. Celta keep tenth.

Jules Kounde’s header gave Sevilla an early lead however Celta hit again with two targets in three minutes, each from Iago Aspas, the primary from the penalty spot after a foul from Kounde.

Fernando pulled Sevilla degree once more with a deflected shot, just for Brais Mendez’s very good lob to revive Celta’s lead earlier than Rakitic and Gomez, on as an alternative, sealed a dramatic victory.

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