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Sevilla FC (5-time winners) and Inter Milan (3-time winners), booked their place in Friday’s finals at Stadion Köln in Cologne, Germany.

Sevilla came from behind to defeat United 2-1 while Inter put on a 5-star perfromance to outclass Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0.

The teams have never met in UEFA competition.

The Teams

Sevilla FC (Spain)
UEFA ranking: 8
Domestic position: 4 (final match: 19 July)
Last five games (most recent first): WWWWD
How they got there: Group A winners, 1-1 CFR Cluj (away goals, R32), 2-0 Roma (R16), 1-0 Wolves (QF), 2-1 Manchester United (SF)
Last season: round of 16 (L vs Slavia Praha, aet)
Final record: P5 W5 L0 (most recent: 2015/16, W vs Liverpool)
Previous UEFA Cup/Europa League best: winners (2005/06, 2006/07, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16)

Inter Milan (Italy)
UEFA ranking
: 33
Domestic position: 2 (final match: 1 August)
Last five games: WWWWW
How they got there: UEFA Champions League group stage, 4-1 Ludogorets (R32), 2-0 Getafe (R16), 2-1 Leverkusen (QF), 5-0 Shakhtar (SF)
Last season: round of 16 (L vs Eintracht Frankfurt)
Final record: P4 W3 L1 (most recent: 1997/98, W vs Lazio)
Previous UEFA Cup/Europa League best: winners (1990/91, 1993/94, 1997/98

What’s next?

The UEFA Europa League winner will contest the UEFA Super Cup against UEFA Champions League holders in Budapest on 24 September. Sevilla and Inter will line up in the UEFA Champions League group stage draw in Athens on 1 October.

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  1. […] Now 6-time Europa League cup holders Sevilla FC won the tournament thanks to a 3-2 victory over Inter Milan in a thrilling final in Cologne. […]

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