Sevilla FC’s pre-season is coming to an end and it does so with the most emotional event of every summer, the Antonio Puerta Trophy. The trophy that the Nervión entity would never have wanted to dispute reaches its XI edition and this time it will once again have an Andalusian team as guest, the Cadiz CFwho disputed and lost this Thursday the Ramón de Carranza Trophy against Atlético de Madrid in Nuevo Mirandilla (1-4) and will be the last rival of the irregular pre-season of Seville.
The double defeat on British soil still stings, especially the crushing conceded in Emirates Stadium before Arsenala match solved very easily by the gunners due to the defensive fragility of the Sevilla team, forced to rebuild at the back after the departure of two pillars of structural importance in Diego Carlos and Koundé.
already signed for Marcaowho has not yet been able to make his debut due to physical problems, this Thursday the arrival on loan of Such for the left flank and other movements are still expected, possibly both in the departure chapter and in the transfer chapter, the hiring of a replacement being a priority for Kounde to support the center of defense, where the youth team Jose Angel Carmona He played many minutes.
Sevilla’s pre-season started quite well, with two draws against Tottenham (1-1) and the Sporting Lisbon (1-1, win on penalties) followed by the 6-0 win at Angers, a triplet of commitments in which a more compact and aggressive team was seen under pressure, similar to Sevilla FC in Lopetegui’s first two campaigns. In England, on the other hand, neither against Arsenal nor against Leicester did the team show these signs of identity and, in addition to defensive permissiveness, lacked presence in midfield and sped up high to create danger in front of the opposing goal. A Sevilla FC, therefore, with two faces which has left lights and shadows in this period of preparation which culminates this Saturday with its exit to Nervión, in front of its public, where it has not appeared since last May 22, when victory at Athletic by the minimum (1-0).
Rafa Mir missed the last friendlies, Suso suffered in the match against Leicester, Marcao has not yet made his debut and Fernando and Papu Gómez, for reasons that have not emerged, were absent from training this Thursday . While waiting to find out which players Lopetegui can count on for this duel, it is possible that the team will appear without news compared to the previous season since Telles has just arrived and his debut seems rushed. Whatever, Sevilla are forced to improve the image from his last friendly matches to a week before his league debut in Pamplona, against Osasuna, on Friday August 12.
The Cadiz CFwho will be led next season by Sergio González, will play his sixth warm-up match at Nervión after the one played on Thursday evening against Atlético de Madrid. Before, they beat Barbate and Malaga, tied with UD Las Palmas and lost to Lille.. The yellow set retains much of the bouldering from the previous course and has been reinforced to date with Zaldua, Awer Mabil, Rubén Alcaraz and Victor Chust, the latter two after having acquired them in ownership. Negredo, Lozano and Lucas Pérez repeat in attack.
The Cadiz team will be the sixth Andalusian team to compete for the Antonio Puerta Trophy, which honors the memory of Seville’s legendary youth team. Before those of the Silver Tacita were already playing there Malaga, Xerez, Granada, Almería and Cordoba.
Time and date: What time is Sevilla v Cádiz played?
Sevilla FC and Cádiz FC face off this Saturday August 6, starting at 9:00 p.m. at the Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán stadium.
Television: Where to watch Sevilla – Cádiz?
The clash between the team managed by Julen Lopetegui and Sergio González will be broadcast live on Sevilla FC TV and Andalucía TV.
Internet: How to follow Sevilla – Cadiz?
The meeting between sevillistas and cadistas can continue in two ways online. First, from this same site: Orgullodenervion.com, where we will tell the match live and minute by minute. Also through ABC Seville. On both sites, in addition to the progress of the clash, you can read statistics, comments, chronicles, summaries, videos and everything related to this match corresponding to the XI Antonio Puerta Trophy.