Mourinho has only two European competitions less than Sevilla. Roma’s coach and the Spanish club have never lost a final. 10 facts about the Europa League decider

What you need to know about the Europa League final Sevilla – Roma

On May 31, at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, Sevilla and Roma will meet in the final match of the Europa League. For the Italian club, the upcoming match will be the second European final in a row – last year the Wolves won the Conference League. Sevilla will play in the final match of the European Cup for the seventh time in their history. We collected interesting facts about the final of the Europa League Sevilla – Roma.

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Roma will play in the UEFA Cup/Europa League final for the first time since 1991. The previous attempt was unsuccessful. On the sum of two matches, the Wolves lost to fellow countrymen from Inter: 0:2 – in Milan and 1:0 – in Rome.

The Puskas Arena in Budapest will host the final match of the European Cup for the first time. For Hungary, this is the second final match of the UEFA Cup / Europa League: in the 1984/1985 season, the first final match of the tournament was hosted by the Sostoi stadium in Szekesfehervar, when Videoton then met with Real Madrid (0:3 – at home and 1:0 away).

Roma will play in the European Cup final for the second season in a row. Last season, the Wolves became the winners of the debut draw of the Conference League, beating Feyenoord in the decisive match.

Mourinho has led three different clubs to the UEFA Cup/Europa League finals – Porto, Manchester United and now Roma.

Four coaches have taken Sevilla to the European Cup final. Twice in the decisive match of the UEFA Cup, the Spaniards played under the leadership of Juande Ramos, took the Europa League three times with Unai Emery, once with Julen Lopetegui. Now the team was led to the final by Jose Luis Mendilibar.

Five European Cup trophies have been won by current Roma manager Jose Mourinho. In addition to the Conference League with the Wolves, the mentor has two victories in the Champions League – with Porto and Inter, winning the UEFA Cup / Europa League with Porto and Manchester United.

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Sevilla reached the final of the Europa League for the fifth time in the last 10 editions.

Sevilla have won the UEFA Cup/Europa League six times and won the UEFA Super Cup once. It is noteworthy that neither Sevilla nor Mourinho have ever lost in the European Cup finals (we do not count the UEFA Super Cup). So today someone’s series will be interrupted.

Roma have won seven wins, three draws and four defeats in 14 matches of the Europa League this season. European indicators of Sevilla, who started their journey in the Champions League, are more modest: five wins, four draws and five defeats.

At 317 million euros, the Transfermarkt portal estimates the composition of Roma. This is significantly more than Sevilla, whose roster is valued at 209 million euros.

Source: Sportarena

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