Sevilla vs Inter Milan: Lukaku own goal gifts Spanish side 6th Europa League title

Sevilla vs Inter Milan: Lukaku own goal gifts Spanish side 6th Europa League title

- Sevilla vs Inter Milan Europa League clash ended in favour of the Spanish team

- A goal each from Lukaku and Godin were not enough for Conte's men

- As Luuk de Jong's brace and one goal from Carlos sealed the win for the La Liga outfit

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Diego Carlos' 74th-minute stunning goal was all that Sevilla needed to win their sixth Europa League title.

The Spanish League side defeated Inter Milan 3-2 in the final of the European championship and ended their season with a crown.

It was Romelu Lukaku who drew the first blood from the spot-kick just five minutes into the encounter.

The Belgian powered a low shot into the bottom left corner of the post which went slightly past goalkeeper Yassine Bounou.

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Lukaku made a run down the right side of the pitch after breaking away but he was seriously challenged by Deigo Carlos who later tripped him in the 18-yard box.

Sevilla vs Inter Milan: Carlos inspires Los Palanganas to 6th Europa League title
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Luuk de Jong restored parity for the La Liga side through a stunning flying header from close range after connecting with Jesus Navas' cross from the right side.

The 29-year-old pushed his side ahead for the first time in the game with another unstoppable header in the 33rd minute.

Argentine star Ever Banega sent a long cross into Inter's danger zone and almost free De Jong grabbed his brace with the first half fast running to an end.

But, Diego Godin came from his defensive position head Inter back into the game with Marcelo Brozovic claiming the assist for his side's second goal.

By the end of the opening half, both sides had scored four stunning goals but it was an unfortunate Lukaku who put the ball in the back of his own net for an own goal following Diego Carlos' overhead kick that made all the difference. It ended Sevilla 3-2 Inter Milan.

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Champions League defending champions Liverpool stunned by Napoli earlier reported that Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, believes Jadon Sancho would have helped the club beat Sevilla in their Europa League clash.

The Red Devils were dumped out of the championship at the quarterfinal stage courtesy of goals from Suso and Luuk de Jong.

Although Bruno Fernandes fired the Premier League outfit ahead just nine minutes into the game from the spot, they were however unable to hold the lead beyond the 26th minute.

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