Sevilla match-winner: A Joker with a river of past

After the move to the Europa League final popular players and officials in the nearly empty stadium Cologne Party mood. With loud crowd chants, the Spaniards ce

Sevilla match-winner: A Joker with a river of past

After the move to the Europa League final popular players and officials in the nearly empty stadium Cologne Party mood. With loud crowd chants, the Spaniards celebrated the 2:1 (1:1) against Manchester United on the lawn and in the stands. For a long time pointed to the success of the three-time Europa League and two - time Uefa Cup winner. In the end, two factors were decisive for the success on Sunday evening.

goalkeeper Yassine Bounou showed how already in the quarter-final against Wolverhampton Wanderers in a class performance. Unlike against the Wolves of the 29 fought off the-Year-old this time, with no penalty, and had at the time 0:1 from the penalty spot by Bruno Fernandes also no chance of deflecting it, but stopped watching early in the second half his team with some strong saves in the game.

Whether Manchester Youngster Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, or Anthony Martial: The English were after their early goal just to Bounou over, the laid the Basis for the success. "I am very happy today," said the canadian-born Moroccans after the game. "It was a very tough game with a tough opponent, but I think we were ready."

more crucial for the success of the Joker, however, was In his seventh Europa League for Sevilla Luuk de Jong managed his first goal and what an important! The attacker was right there in the center, where you can as a centre-forward, and put his 2:1 in 78. Minute of the final, decisive point in a game like that ends.

The German Fans, the 29-year-old Dutchman, especially from his time at Borussia Mönchengladbach, is well known. For the Eleven from the lower Rhine, he met in 36 League games in the seasons 2012/13 and 2013/14 six times.

Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 03:19

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