Sevilla sporting director Joaquin Caparrós believes “the chances of going through are 50 per cent” against Lazio.
The Spanish side drew the Aquile in the Last 32 of the Europa League, and will take on Simone Inzaghi’s men in February.
“The objective is to aim for the maximum,” Caparrós told assembled reporters after the draw in Nyon.
“Lazio are a team with a style similar to ours, with a three-man defence. Let’s say that the chances of going through are 50 per cent.
“It’s true that we’re kings of this competition, but every season is different and this is a very balanced tie.”