Sevilla's struggles could hurt its run in Champions League


AP

8:09 a.m. ET March 13, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Sevilla’s letdown couldn’t have come at a worse time.

The team’s recent performances have raised concerns just ahead of a decisive Champions League match against Leicester on Tuesday.

“I’m worried about the team’s behavior,” Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli said after his team was held to a 1-1 home draw against relegation-threatened Leganes in the Spanish league on Saturday.

It was the second-consecutive setback for third-place Sevilla after a run of five consecutive victories in all competitions. It had also been held to a 1-1 draw at Alaves in the league.

“We know that with this type of performance it will be very difficult to advance in the Champions…

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