Match Today: Tottenham vs Sevilla 16-07-2022 friendly match
Tottenham Hotspur traveled to the Suwon World Cup stadium in South Korea to face Sevilla in a friendly match on Saturday before the start of next season. Antonio Conte's 6-3 winner ran out against the K-League side last time out, while Julen Lopetegui's side have yet to take to the field for an exhibition match this summer. Before watching Tottenham score in the K-League for six, fans witnessed Inside the World Cup stadium in Seoul that Antonio Conte supervised a particularly grueling training session that left Harry Kane and national champion Son Heung-min scattered across the grass, with the Italian keen on it. She owns the fittest team in the English Premier League.
Tottenham and Sevilla
The K-League side had put Spurs back to 1-1 and 2-2 before the doors opened for those in white, Conte wasn't afraid to put together a strong squad at the World Cup Stadium in Seoul, but conceded three avoidable goals. He was not on the list of contenders for the Champions League. Tottenham will soon return to their north London base after their impending clash with Sevilla, but Conte's side still have plenty of travel to do this summer, as they wait for Rangers at Ibrox ahead of a clash with Roma in Israel on July 30. Spurs have been memorably affected by a host of COVID-19 cases over the winter, the virus is starting to put its ugly head back within Conte's ranks once again, and the Italian can dispense with more turmoil before Spurs return to the Champions League.
Sevilla and Tottenham
Sevilla won just three of their last 12 La Liga games last season to go from second to fourth in the last few weeks of the season, but Lopetegui's side are still reluctant to threaten Real Betis and Real Sociedad to confirm their place in the Champions League. In stark contrast to Spurs' massive spending, Sevilla made only one summer deal in the form of centre-back Marcao, but agreed the exits of Diego Carlos, Oscar Rodriguez, Luke de Jong and Ludwig Augustinson, while Anthony Martial returned to Manchester. United after his loan period. Los Balanganas will complete the North London double in pre-season when they meet Arsenal in the Emirates Cup later this month, while Sporting Lisbon, Leicester City and Cadiz will test their strength against Lopetegui's men this summer. Spurs and Sevilla only met competitively in the 2006-07 UEFA Cup, with the Spanish side claiming 4-3 aggregate winners in the quarter-finals en route to winning the second title out of six victories in Europe's second division.