The come-from-behind victory in Bilbao left Sevilla tied on points with third-place Atlético Madrid and increased its gap to fifth-place Villarreal to six points with three rounds to go. Only the top four qualify for next season's Champions League.
LaLiga chief Javier Tebas said on Sunday that footballers must remember to act responsibly to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus after four Sevilla players broke the Spanish government’s rules on social gatherings.
LaLiga: Ever Banega's first-half penalty helps Sevilla edge Real Valladolid; Athletic Bilbao ends Osasuna's unbeaten home run
Sevilla moved ahead of Atlético Madrid and remained one point behind leader Barcelona and Real Madrid, who are in second place on goal difference.
Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho star as Barcelona smash six goals past Sevilla to book semi-final spot
Lionel Messi believes Barcelona showed their appetite for the Copa del Rey by blowing away Sevilla to pull off a brilliant comeback and book their place in the semi-finals.
La Liga: Wissam Ben Yedder's late goal rescues a point for Sevilla against Leganes; Valencia edge past Huesca
Mikel Vesga's header looked set to earn Leganes a valuable victory but Wissam Ben Yedder sneaked in to score in the 91st minute and earn Sevilla a 1-1 draw.
La Liga: Lionel Messi slams 31st league hat-trick to send Barcelona three points clear at top; Sevilla climb to second
Lionel Messi has scored five goals in two league games since finishing only fifth in the voting for the Ballon d'Or earlier this month.
FIFA World Cup 2018: France's Round of 16 clash against Argentina promises entertaining battle of counter-attacks
In the Round of 16 clash on Saturday, expect Argentina to have explicit instruction to try and get under the skin of this bustling with talent but inexperienced French side.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Lionel Messi's genius shines against Nigeria, helps Argentina extend stay in Russia
Against Nigeria, Lionel Messi sang more like the canary we know him to be, the croaking displays of the previous two matches a blur on the night.
FIFA World Cup 2018: With a good blend of experience and youth, underachieving Argentina eye shot at redemption
Argentina’s chances of getting out of a group with Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria seem favourable. However, to expect them to have the organization to reach the last four seems a bit optimistic. Germany, France, Belgium and Spain have better quality in depth.
International friendlies: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero watch from sidelines as Argentina brush aside Italy
Messi reportedly suffered a groin strain in training, so the Barcelona forward was an unused substitute as Argentina kicked off their preparations for the World Cup.
Champions League: David de Gea's heroics help Manchester United hold Sevilla; Shakhtar Donetsk edge AS Roma
David de Gea deflected the attention away from Paul Pogba with another spectacular display of goalkeeping as Manchester United came away from their Champions League last 16, first leg against Sevilla in Spain with a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.
Champions League: Jose Mourinho needs to solve selection jigsaw for Manchester United's crucial trip to Sevilla
Jose Mourinho needs to figure out what is the best way to play all his attacking options if Manchester United wish to make a deep run in the Champions
Sevilla, finalists in 2016, were in charge of this quarter-final with a 2-1 first leg success and Escudero's lightning contribution all but sealed Atletico's fate.
Berizzo oversaw training on Wednesday following his team fighting back from three goals down at half-time to draw 3-3 with Liverpool at the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium on Tuesday night.
Klopp blamed Liverpool's lack of Champions League experience in recent seasons for the way they folded after a Roberto Firmino double either side of Sadio Mane's header had given them a 3-0 lead inside half an hour.
Berizzo made no statement on his health when speaking to media after the Spanish side came from 3-0 down at half-time to draw 3-3 against the five-time European champions.
Antoine Griezmann was shown a straight red card an hour into Saturday's match after insulting the referee for not awarding a penalty in his favour.
Lionel Messi and Argentina's stars will have to take "risks" to beat Colombia and keep their World Cup hopes alive, coach Edgardo Bauza said ahead of their must-win clash on Tuesday.