- The love story between Seville and the European Football League continued.
- Seville won the European Cup in 2005 and 2006 and then won the European League title in three consecutive seasons from 2014 to 2016.
- Inter Milan took the lead with a goal scored by the Belgian Romelu Lukaku in the fifth minute from a penalty kick.
Spain’s Sevilla won the European League title for the sixth time in its history, by beating Inter Milan, Italy, after an exciting match late on Friday evening, August 21, 2020. The final that was held in the German city of Cologne without fans due to the repercussions of the emerging coronavirus. The fans watched the game remotely.
Inter Milan took the lead with a goal scored by the Belgian Romelu Lukaku in the fifth minute from a penalty kick, and Sevilla equalized through a header from Luke de Jong in the 12th minute. De Jong then added the second goal for Seville in the 33rd minute from another header, but Diego Godin scored a goal.
A tie for Inter Milan in the 36th minute with a header. Seville scored the winning goal in the 74th minute when Diego Carlos hit the ball with a double kick, hitting Inter’s feet, Romelu Lukaku, before hugging the net.
“Fortunately I don’t look back,” said Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui. “I have the luck to be in a club that has given me this chance to be with a real team with everything that word means.”
“It is only right that we analyze the entire season, look at everything in a very calm way and try to plan the future of Inter, whether it’s with or without me,” said Conte.
“This year will always have a place in my heart, it’s been such a strange year and exhausting year. It’s been a worthwhile and incredible experience.”
Seville has qualified to play the European Super Cup match, which will be held on September 24, where it will meet the winner of the final match of the European Champions League. That game will be held on Sunday, between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.
Inter Milan qualified for the final match by defeating Ukrainian Shakhtar Donetsk 5 / zero in the semi-final round, while Seville qualified by beating Manchester United 2/1 in the semi-final round.
“We are very disappointed but we have to move on,” said Inter captain Samir Handanovic. “We just hope to play many other important games like this in the future. The foundations are there.”
Seville won the European Cup in 2005 and 2006 and then won the European League title in three consecutive seasons from 2014 to 2016.
The European Football Association (UEFA) decided to establish a mini-tournament, starting from the quarter-finals of the European League, and granted the right to host it to the Rhein-Ruhr region, west of Germany.
“I dedicate this to the Sevilla fans,” said Luuk De Jong, a Dutch footballer. “I got the feeling, even in the group stages, how important this cup is for them and we knew if we win this trophy if it also for them.”
It is noteworthy that the Bayern Munich team crossed to the final match at the expense of French Olympique Lyon after defeating it by 3 goals, while Paris Saint-Germain overtook the German team Leipzig in the semi-finals of the tournament with the same result.