Sevilla once again reached the final.

Sevilla defeated Juventus 2-1안전놀이터 in the second leg of the semifinals of the 2022-23 season European Football Association (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) held at Ramon Sanchez Pisjuan in Seville, Spain at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 19th. As a result, Sevilla advanced to the final with an aggregate score of 3-2 (1-1 draw, 2-1 win), and faced AS Roma for the championship trophy.

In the first leg of the last match, Sevilla and Juventus had a bloody battle, but couldn’t decide the winner. In the 26th minute of the first half, Sevilla took the lead with a Youssef En-Nesiri goal, but Juventus drew thanks to Federico Gatti’s theatrical goal just before the end.

The situation in which the decision was made in the second round. The home team, Sevilla, started with a 4-2-3-1 formation. En Nesiri, Brian Hill, Oliver Torres, Lucas Ocampos, and Ivan Rakitic sortied. The visiting team, Juventus, faced off with a 3-5-1-1 formation. Mois Keane, Angel Di María, Adrien Rabiot, Juan Cuadrado, Danilo etc.

It was Juventus who laughed first. After winning an aerial ball in the 20th minute of the second half, the attack continued. Substitute Doosan Blahovic shook the net with a calm shot in a confusing situation. Sevilla did not give up either. In the 26th minute of the second half, Suso, who also stepped on the ground as a substitute, scored an equalizer with a fantastic left-footed mid-range shot.

The match went into overtime. The final winner was Seville. In the 5th minute of the first half of extra time, Hill dug into the left flank and connected the cross. Eric Lamera, looking for an opportunity in the penalty box, scored with a header from the corner. The rest of the time, Sevilla faced a crisis with the departure of Marcos Acuña, but calmly continued to solidify.

In the end, Sevilla defeated Juventus and reached the UEL final. In the middle of the season, coach Hulen Lopetegui was sacked, and coach Jorge Sampaoli, who was brought in as a replacement, was also sacked, and this is a valuable achievement made by coach Jose Luis Mendilibar. It was Sevilla that shined in ‘UEL’s most championships (6 times, 05-06, 06-07, 13-14, 14-15, 15-16, 19-20).

In the long-awaited final, the matchup between Sevilla and Roma was concluded. It is also a battle for the pride of Spain and Italy. Roma and Sevilla will clash over the championship cup at 4 am on the 31st at the Pushkasi Arena in Budapest, Hungary.

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