– Spanish football club Sevilla have confirmed the presence of head coach Eduardo Berizzo cancer.
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“Medical services “Seville” reported that the coach of the first team Eduardo Berizzo was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the prostate. Future testing will decide what steps should be taken in treatment,” – said in a statement the club released by his press office.
“FC Sevilla expresses maximum support for his coach and wishes him a speedy recovery”, – stated in the message.
Meanwhile, according to the Mirror, the players, “Seville” learned about the disease of their head coach at halftime of a home match of the fifth round of the UEFA Champions League against English “Liverpool”, Berizzo himself announced his diagnosis. At that time, “Sevilla” was defeated with the score 0:3 and that after the break, found the strength to spend three response goals. The match ended with the score 3:3.
Both teams are in group E, as the Moscow “Spartak”, which is also in a draw – 1:1 – yesterday on the home field played with Slovenian “Maribor”.
Victory over Sevilla would prematurely bring Liverpool to the knockout stages of the Champions League, but now everything will be decided in the sixth round. Liverpool with 9 points continues to lead in group E, the second place occupies “Seville” (8), the third – Spartak Moscow (6), fourth Slovenian “Maribor” (2). In this Quartet, only Maribor has lost chances of an exit in the playoffs as the Champions League and Europa League (consolation berth in the Europa League awarded to the team who finished third in the group).
As for the confrontation between “Spartak” and “Seville” in this season’s team, “shared” victories. In Moscow defeated Spartak (5:1) Spain – Sevilla (2:1).