Sevilla beat Inter Milan 3-2 to win sixth UEFA Europa League trophy


Sevilla secured a sixth Europa League triumph this century as Diego Carlos proved an unlikely hero in a thrilling 3-2 win over Inter in Cologne.

Romelu Lukaku gave Inter a fifth-minute lead from the penalty spot.

Romelu Lukaku of Inter Milan scores their first goal from a penalty. (Getty Images)

Diego Carlos might have been sent off for bringing him down – but Sevilla’s semi-final hero Luuk de Jong overturned the deficit with a pair of fine first-half headers.

Diego Godin’s 35th-minute leveller had Inter swiftly back on terms and the Serie A side appeared to be in the ascendancy during a more circumspect second half, until a stunning twist in the tale.

Diego Carlos of Sevilla FC kicks the ball overhead leading to his team’s third goal during the UEFA Europa League Final.(Getty Images)

Carlos had been tormented by Lukaku for most of the game but his overhead-kick when Ever Banega’s 74th-minute free-kick was partially cleared took a decisive touch off Inter’s top scorer and flew into the net.






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