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Sevilla coach Lopetegui happy to be still alive in Europa League

Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui is happy to be in the draw for the final 16 of the Europa League.

Sevilla did enough to see off FC Cluj, drawing 0-0 last night to go through on the away goals rule after a 1-1 result in Romania for the first-leg.

Lopetegui said, "The important thing was the qualification, move to eighths, and we got it.

"We were worthy of passing, we had many chances but with a tight score a goal gives you life. As the minutes passed they grew in the belief of qualifying, but they had their choice in a play that was justly annulled.

"We lacked sharpness, we eliminated a good team and we passed. I see it in a positive way."

Carlos Volcano
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