The Europa League will have a new champion after just a few days. Sevilla and Inter Milan will face each other in Koln and one of them will lift the important trophy. But which one? Let’s preview it.
Sevilla will try to cement their place as the most successful club in the history of Europa League. So far Los Rojiblancos have won the trophy five times which is impressive. Just few days ago the Spaniards eliminated Manchester United from the competition, showing everyone how good they are.
It was not an easy game against United. The Red Devils opened the score after just 9 minutes of playing, but Suso equalised for Julen Lopetegui’s team. The conclusion came at the end of the game. Jesus Navas crossed the ball in the penalty area where Luuk de Jong headed it past David De Gea. It was a memorable night for Sevilla despite the lack of fans at the stands.
Lopetegui took some interesting decisions. He left Munir and Luuk de Jong on the bench opting to the trio Ocampos – En-Nesyri-Suso in attack. On Friday the manager will have to take some difficult decisions again.
Inter Milan made a huge statement on Monday when they crushed Shakhtar Donetsk with 5-0 in the other 1/2-final. The Nerazzurri’s deadly duo Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez scored four of the goals while Danilo D’Ambrosio also put the ball in the net. It was one of Inter’s best games in Europe for the season.
Inter Milan’s manager Antonio Conte is aiming to win his first European trophy in his career as a head coach. The same could be said about Sevilla’s Julen Lopetegui as well. We expect a terrific tactical duel between these two managers.
Roma and Inter Milan are ready to offer us a great derby at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday. These two teams face each other in a fixture from the 34th round of the Serie A. Let’s take a good look at it.
After some awful period of negative results Roma finally started showing their true face again. The Wolves are in a run of three consecutive wins in the Serie A which is the reason why they got able to climb back to 5th place in the league. Most likely they won’t qualify for the Champions League as they are 12 points behind Lazio, but it’s still some improvement from them.
In the previous round Roma enjoyed their 17th win for the season. Paulo Fonseca’s team hosted Hellas Verona at home and celebrated a 2-1 win. Jordan Veretout opened the score from a penalty kick while Edin Dzeko doubled their lead in the end of the first half. This the Roma all of the fans want to see – a team which wins its games.
Inter Milan got back to second place in the Serie A after a win against SPAL in their previous game. The Nerazzurri were merciless at the Paolo Mazza winning the match with 4-0. It was not surprising as SPAL are currently the weakest team in the Serie A. Four different players scored for Inter. Antonio Candreva opened the score for the visitors while Biraghi, Alexis and Gagliardini scored in the second half.
Usually we see some good games between Roma and Inter Milan, so we are hopeful for a good spectacle at the Olimpico on Sunday. Both sides are in a winning form right now which makes this derby even more interesting. Inter are the team which do a better job this season, but Roma are in a run of three consecutive wins.