21 Aug Sevilla FC vs. Internazionale – Football Match Report – August 21, 2020
Sevilla FC beat Internazionale 3-2 on Friday evening in an exhilarating match in Cologne to safe a sixth Europa League title and preserve their good report in finals of the competitors.
Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring from the penalty spot shortly after kickoff, beating Sevilla keeper Bono after he was hauled down within the field by Diego Carlos to provide Inter the early lead.
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The benefit was short-lived, although, as Luuk de Jong’s bullet header within the 12th minute introduced Sevilla degree just for the Netherlands worldwide to move house from an Ever Banega free kick just a little over 20 minutes later to depart Inter trailing 2-1.
The pattern of objectives by way of headers continued, however this time it was Inter who had been the beneficiaries when Diego Godin met a Marcelo Brozovic cross from a free kick on the again publish and evened the rating.
A rip-roaring first half ended with Lucas Ocampos shaving the bar with a header as each side surged ahead in relentless end-to-end motion and headed to the dressing room at half-time locked in a 2-2 draw.
The scoring tempo slowed within the second half and Lukaku noticed a golden probability to place Inter again in entrance from a breakaway within the 65th minute denied by an onrushing Bono to maintain the rating degree.
Carlos then went from villain to hero within the 74th minute when his overhead kick following a set piece took a deflection off of Lukaku and wound up behind the web to provide Sevilla a 3-2 lead.
Inter poured it on within the closing minutes with supervisor Antonio Conte bringing on Christian Eriksen, Alexis Sanchez and Victor Moses searching for an equaliser that by no means got here.
It was a joyful finish of the season for Sevilla coach Julen Lopetegui, who gained his first trophy as coach at senior degree after a torrid interval which noticed him sacked by Spain and Actual Madrid.