Ivan Rakitic pulled Julen Lopetegui's side level on the hour-mark before substitute Papu Gomez snatched the winner in the 76th minute. A fourth win in five league games took fourth-placed Sevilla on to 61 points after 30 games, six behind leaders Atletico Madrid. Celta are 10th on 37 points.
The win also put Sevilla six points points from Atlético, which has stumbled at the top recently. Julen Lopetegui’s team is four points behind third-place Barcelona and five from second-place Real Madrid. Madrid defeated Barcelona 2-1 on Saturday, while Atlético drew 1-1 at Betis on Sunday for its second consecutive setback.
Bayern Munich coach Hans-Dieter Flick has hinted the club will consider a move to sign Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo from La Liga club Celta Vigo. The 25-year-old centre back has been impressive since joining La Liga side, Celta Vigo. According to Flick, the Bundesliga powerhouse will offer Aidoo an opportunity at Bayern Munich.
|Champions League (League Winners): Atlético de Madrid|
|Champions League (League Position): Real Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla|
|Europa Cup (League Position): Villarreal, Real Betis, Real Sociedad|
|Relegation (League Position): Real Valladolid, Elche, Eibar|