Sevilla set to complete a year unbeaten on home soil in La Liga

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Sevilla are set to complete an entire year without losing a La Liga fixture on home soil.

The Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, where Sevilla play their home matches, has been regarded as one of the toughest stadiums to visit as an away side for several years.

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And Los Rojiblancos can back that up as they are on the cusp of celebrating a year unbeaten at home in La Liga after downing Leganes 2-1 on Saturday.

Sevilla last tasted defeat at home in the league against Barcelona on 6 November 2016, losing 2-1 thanks to goals from Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez after Vitolo fired the hosts in front.

But since then Sevilla have been unstoppable in their own backyard, beating the likes of Atletico Madrid 1-0 on 23 October and Real Madrid 2-1 on 15 January.

Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan
Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan

They have won their opening five home games in La Liga so far this season and next play host to Celta Vigo on either 18 or 19 November, meaning they will have achieved the feat by then.

Sevilla have scored 33 goals and conceded just nine during the 17-game run, keeping nine clean sheets.

The record only takes into consideration league fixtures but taking all competitions into account, the Spanish outfit have impressively only suffered defeat once since losing to Barca.

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Los Rojiblancos were beaten 3-1 by Juventus on 22 November in last season's Champions League.

Eduardo Berizzo's men host Spartak Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday before travelling to face Barca in La Liga at Camp Nou on Saturday.

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