‘Europa King’ Sevilla beat Juventus to advance to the final… 7th championship challenge

‘Europa King’ Sevilla (Spain) defeated Juventus (Italy) to advance to the final of the UEFA Europa League (UEL).

Sevilla won 2-1 after extra time in the home game of the 2022-23 UEL semifinal second leg held at Ramon Sanchez Pisjuan, Seville, Spain on the 19th (Korean time), tied the first leg 1-1 draw, and tied the first leg 1-1 in the final with a total score of 3-2 entered into

Sevilla,메이저놀이터 which holds the record for winning the tournament 6 times (2005-06, 2006-07, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2019-20), will go further and challenge to win 7 times. Sevilla’s record is overwhelming as four teams, including Juventus, are following with a total of three championships.

Sevilla gave Doosan Blahovic the opening goal in the 20th minute of the second half, but in the 26th minute of the second half, Suso overcame the opponent’s tackle and tied the score with an exquisite left-footed kick shot.

The game was decided in overtime. In the 5th minute of the first half of extra time, Brian Hill’s cross was headed in by Eric Lamela, resulting in a thrilling come-from-behind victory.

Sevilla was sent off after Marcos Acuña received a second yellow card in the 10th minute of the second half of extra time, but Juventus’ counterattack was well protected with 10 men.

In the end, Sevilla dramatically advanced to the finals at home and came close to winning their 7th championship.

AS Roma coach Jose Mourinho ⓒ AFP=News1

On the same day, AS Roma (Italy), led by coach Jose Mourinho, made it to the final in another semifinal second leg held at Leverkusen Bay Arena in Germany.

The two teams drew 0-0, and Roma advanced to the final after winning the first leg 1-0.

After winning the UEFA Europa Conference League (UECL) last season, Mourinho’s Roma will reach the final at UEL this season, challenging to win the European competition for two consecutive seasons.

Sevilla and Roma will play a single-elimination final on June 1 at 4:00 am in Budapest, Hungary.

In this season’s UECL, West Ham United (England) and Fiorentina (Italy) advanced to the final.

West Ham won the second leg of the semi-final against Alkmaar (Netherlands) 1-0 at Aspas Stadion on the same day.

West Ham, who won 2-1 in the first leg held at home, comfortably advanced to the final with a two-game victory. West Ham took the opportunity to win the European competition 58 years after winning the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup in the 1964-65 season.

Fiorentina lost 1-2 in the first leg against Basel (Switzerland), but won the second leg 3-1 away from home, recording an aggregate score of 4-3 and advancing to the final stage. Fiorentina took a 2-1 lead before a penalty shootout, but Anthony Barak scored a theatrical goal just before the end of the second half of extra time.

The UECL finals will be held in Prague, Czech Republic at 4:00 am on June 8.

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