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Sevier wins seventh title after defeating Roma in tiebreaker

Roma, leading by one goal, scored an own goal in the second half. After a 1-1 tie at the scheduled time, there was no result even in extra time. In the end, Europa King lost to Sevilla 4-1 in the tiebreaker. With that, the Spanish club secured the seventh title.

With this, Sevilla kept the record of not losing in the UEFA Europa League final intact. And the club also set a precedent for winning more double titles than any other team. Inter Milan, Liverpool, Juventus and Atletico Madrid have won the second most Europa League titles with three each.

Sevilla completely dominated possession of the ball in the match held at the Puskas Arena. But the two teams played equally in attack. Sevilla held the ball for 67 percent of the match. And managed to take a total of three shots along the opponent’s goal. Only one goal was scored.

On the other hand, Roma footballers managed to keep the ball for themselves only 33 percent of the time in the whole match. Despite being behind in possession of the ball, Roma footballers showed the ball in attack. Sevier had a total of five shots on goal.

From the beginning of the match, Sevilla played organized football, but the Italian club got the first goal. In the 34th minute of the match, Argentine star Paulo Dybala’s goal led Jose Mourinho’s men. No more goals in the first half. As a result, Roma went into the break with a 1-0 lead.

In the second half, Roma burned his forehead. Mancini scored a suicide goal in the 55th minute of the match. After that, if there are no more goals in the end, the match goes to extra time. There was no goal. The result was decided by a tiebreaker.

Both teams scored on the first shot in the tiebreaker. Sevilla secured the goal in the second and third shots, but Roma could not. As a result, the Spanish club won the title of champion for the seventh time by confirming the goal from the fourth shot. And Roma was deprived of the title by losing the tiebreaker.

(01 June/2023)


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