Almería: Diego Alves; Michel Macedo,
Carlos García, Pellerano, Jakobsen; Bernadello (Mbami 81'), Corona
(Acasiete 59'); Piatti, Vargas, Crusat (Ulloa 74'); Kalu Uche. 4-2-3-1.
Sevilla: Javi Varas; Cáceres (Rodri 56'), Fazio, Escudé, Fernando Navarro; Medel, Romaric; Diego Capel (Renato 82'), Rakitic, Perotti (Dabo 67'); Negredo (Kone 88'). 4-2-3-1.
0-1. 59. Renato. Ran in to head Rodri's cross in to net on far post.
Yellow cards: Romaric 11', Bernadello 27', Renato 42', Piatti 75', Medel 75' / red cards: Jakobsen 51'.
Sevilla moved up to fifth in the table pending Athletic Bilbao's Monday night game at Espanyol after a 0-1 victory at bottom club Almería on Sunday. Things could have been different though had referee Rubinos Pérez seen Fernando Navarro block Piatti's early header with his hands as it was heading for goal. Later in the first half though it took a fantastic double save from Diego Alves to prevent Diego Capel from opening the scoring, and six minutes after the restart the locals were left with ten men when Jakobsen was sent off for kicking Cáceres in the head as both challenged for a high ball. That was the beginning of the end for Roberto Olabe's side, and soon afterwards Renato headed in what was to prove the only goal after Alves and his defence allowed through a soft cross from substitute Rodri. Almería's defeat means that they are all but mathematically relegated.