Sevilla lost important points in the title charge

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Mueez Ajao

– Second-placed Sevilla fought back from two goals down but failed to close the gap on LaLiga leaders Real Madrid as they were held 2-2 at home by Celta Vigo on Saturday, their second consecutive draw.

– Sevilla moved on to 46 points from 22 games, three points behind Real Madrid and six ahead of Real Betis in third. The leaders have a game in hand and will host Elche on Sunday.

– Celta burst into the lead shortly before halftime, scoring twice after two defensive mistakes in the space of three minutes, first through Franco Cervi and then Iago Aspas.

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– Sevilla fought back after the break and drew level midway into the second half, also with two goals in three minutes, with strikes from Papu Gomez and Oliver Torres.