Inter Milan has completed the dream of Bayer Leverkusen in the final at home on the Rhine in the Europa League. The Italians defeated the Bundesliga club in a thrilling and varied quarter-finals on Monday evening in Düsseldorf deserves with a 2:1 (2:1) and threw the Team of Trainer Peter Bosz from the Final tournament in North Rhine-Westphalia.Europa League live Ticker for this
Leverkusen had laid against the mighty Milan to shiny up the Belgian Top-to oppose striker Romelu Lukaku at the start of the game, to little. Nicolò Barella in of the 15. Minute and Lukaku (21.) scored the goals for Inter, now in the semi-finals on may 17. August is in Düsseldorf against the winner of the match Shakhtar Donetsk against FC Basel, the clear favorite. The only prominent and internationally violently sought-after, Kai Havertz met for Bayer 04 (25.).
According to the Leverkusen-based From this year will win the endgame on the other side of the Rhine in Cologne, Germany, no German team in the Europa League. Since the introduction of the competition for the 2009/10 season, no Bundesliga Team made it to the final. And for Bayer, a season of missed opportunities ended. In the League just for the Champions League was missed, and in the DFB Cup final, it continued a defeat against FC Bayern.
Fought a duel on top level
An absolute "game of the week", announced Bosz, and the Dutchman was right. From the outset, both Clubs fought a fiercely contested duel on a high level with many of the goal-area scenes. The more Mature impression of the Italian Vice-champion, attacked early on and the Bayer Defensive major problems found but made. Especially star striker Lukaku was very hard to get a grip on to.
According to the three-time Uefa Cup winner from Italy, thanks to Lukaku quickly, with a 2:0 lead. First of all, Nicolo Barella overcame by pass the Leverkusen goalkeeper Hradecky after a shot from Lukaku was not yet been blocked (15.). Shortly thereafter, it was the robust-and-out striker even scored the 2:0 from a short distance in the Fall (21.). The Belgian showed all his Cleverness in a duel with the young Bayer defender Edmond Tapsoba.
The concept of Bayer was there. Maybe blocked Charles Aránguiz was it the Lack of the yellow, but probably also to the short-term conversion. Central defender Sven Bender had to cancel the warm-up because of muscular problems and was replaced by Jonathan Tah. This could not prevent with his defense colleagues, that Lukaku only came immediately after his goal to make a further major opportunity. The strong Leverkusen's goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky prevented the possible preliminary decision (23.).Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 17:20