The Moroccan goalkeeper is on cloud 9 after scoring a last-gasp effort that rescued a dramatic draw towards the White and Violets
Yassine Bounou claimed he finds it ‘tough to explain’ his feeling after rescuing Sevilla from defeat towards Actual Valladolid in Saturday’s LaLiga showdown.
The 29-year-old goalkeeper was Los Nervionenses’ hero as his last-gasp effort eclipsed Fabian Orellana’s purpose within the thrilling 1-1 draw at Jose Zorrilla.
In his post-match evaluation, the previous Girona and Wydad Casablanca shot stopper revelled in his man-of-the-match outing, whereas attributing the consequence to his workforce’s persistence.
“It has been an advanced match for the context, however we performed effectively, and the penalty sank us a little bit. Within the second half, we insisted till the reward got here,” Bounou advised the membership’s web site.
“The feeling is tough to explain as a result of I have no idea easy methods to have fun it. It is very unusual, however effectively, my teammates are completely satisfied as a result of we deserved extra.
“Two years in the past, I scored a purpose right here towards Girona and I turned to that reminiscence in order that I may go up for the nook with the permission of the supervisor. The purpose fell to me and I am grateful.”
Regardless of Sevilla’s dominance within the cagey affair, it was the hosts who went into the half-time break with a slim lead. The Whites and Violets had been awarded a penalty after VAR adjudged that goal-bound Shon Weissman had been fouled by Karim Rekik and Ivan Rakitic within the field.
Chilean winger Orellana stepped as much as take the ensuing kick by sending Bounou the mistaken manner.
Sergio Gonzalez’s males put up a strong defensive displaying within the final 45 minutes and when it appeared like they might be cruising residence with all factors at stake, the Morocco worldwide goalkeeper had one other thought.
Connecting to Jules Kounde’s move throughout a goalmouth scramble, Bounou fired previous goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez to make sure that the sport ended additionally squared.
With that, he has now scored his maiden purpose for membership and nation. He additionally grew to become the primary goalkeeper ever to attain for Sevilla in a Spanish topflight fixture.
Unbeaten of their final 4 video games in all competitions, Sevilla welcome league leaders Atletico Madrid to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuán Stadium of their subsequent outing on April 4.
After 28 rounds of matches, they occupy the fourth spot within the Spanish elite division desk with 55 factors.