Lille were held to a 0-0 home draw by Sevilla on Wednesday to continue their miserable winless Champions League run.
Sevilla's Ivan Rakitic scored a hotly-disputed penalty three minutes from time as they rescued a 1-1 draw at Wolfsburg.
For years, LaLiga was a two-horse race. In the past decade, Atletico Madrid have become a third title contender. Could Sevilla be Spain's fourth?
Sevilla beat Valencia 3-1 at home in LaLiga on Wednesday after blowing their opponents away with three goals in the opening 22 minutes.
Sevilla have sacked defender Joris Gnagnon after long-term concerns over the player's professionalism and physical condition.
Sevilla earned a 0-0 draw at Real Sociedad in LaLiga on Sunday after enjoying yet more good fortune facing penalties.
Sevilla FC were held to a 1-1 draw at home to FC Salzburg after a chaotic first half in which four penalties were awarded, three to the visitors.
Chelsea are set to revive their interest in Jules Kounde during the January transfer window if Sevilla lower their asking price back to around €50m.
Sevilla are in LaLiga's "big four," but to win the league, they need to be better vs. the other three: Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
The LaLiga game between Sevilla and Barcelona on Sept. 11 has been postponed due to a clash with World Cup qualifiers in South America.
Antoine Griezmann has rejoined Atletico Madrid from Barcelona on a season-long loan, the LaLiga clubs announced on Tuesday.
Sevilla FC had to make do with a point as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Elche in LaLiga on Sunday, ending their 100% start to the season.
Chelsea are hopeful of completing a deal worth for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde as defender Kurt Zouma closes on a move to West Ham.
Erik Lamela continued his flying start to life with Sevilla, striking a last-minute winner for a 1-0 victory over Getafe.