Photos: Sevilla Defeat Inter Milan To Win Sixth Europa League Title

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Jesus Navas lifted the Europa League trophy for the second time as Sevilla captain (image via Sky Sports)

Sevilla were crowned Europa League champions for a record-extending sixth time after a thrilling 3-2 victory over Inter Milan in Cologne.

Luuk de Jong holding the Europa League trophy (image via Sky Sports)

In a breathless conclusion to Europe’s second-tier competition, Romelu Lukaku won and converted a fifth-minute penalty as Inter struck first at the RheinEnergieStadion.

Luuk de Jong’s bullet header hauled Sevilla level within seven minutes, and the Dutchman doubled his tally with a second headed effort on 33 minutes.

Luuk de Jong wheels away after heading Sevilla level (image via Sky Sports)

Inter hit back immediately through Diego Godin as a pulsating first half took another fascinating twist before the break, but there was no way back for Antonio Conte’s side when Lukaku diverted Diego Carlos’ bicycle kick into his own net with 16 minutes remaining.

Sevilla saw out yet another Europa League triumph to hand Julen Lopetegui the first trophy of his managerial career at the end of a memorable night.

Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui holding the Europa League trophy (image via Sky Sports)

Below are more photos:

Diego Carlos’s acrobatic effort forced the winning goal for Sevilla (image via Sky Sports)
Sevilla player celebrating their Europa League triumph (image via Sky Sports)
Sevilla players tossing their coach, Julen Lopetegui, after their Europa League triumph (image via Twitter/Goal)

source: skysports

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