German DFB Pokal

With early goal, Sevilla gets past Atletico in Copa quarters

MADRID (AP) Sevilla needed only a few seconds to end Atletico Madrid's hopes of reaching the Copa del Rey semifinals.

Sergio Escudero scored 26 seconds into the match as Sevilla defeated Atletico 3-1 at home on Tuesday, advancing 5-2 on aggregate for its second semifinal appearance in three years.

It was the second elimination for Atletico, which had already failed to get past the group stage of the Champions League.