UEFA Europa League
WARSAW, Poland -- Three observations from Sevilla's thrilling 3-2 victory Wednesday over Dnipro in the final of the Europa League.
1. Sevilla claim fourth crown
On the day that UEFA threw down a challenge to FIFA, UEFA's secondary competition staged a reminder of why, away from all that unseemly political intrigue, the world can still love football. An initially breathless encounter might have lost the incendiary qualities of a thrilling first half, but instead came the nerve-wrenching intrigue...
Unai Emery has insisted he is happy to remain at Sevilla after guiding the club to back-to-back Europa League wins.
Sevilla saw off Dnipro 3-2 on Wednesday to win Europe's second-tier club competition for the second time in two years, while they have also now lifted the trophy a record four times in total.
Emery was delighted with his side's performance in Warsaw and said he is keen to stay at the club -- who will now play Champions League football next season -- despite having been linked with...
Colombian striker Carlos Bacca claimed a double as Sevilla made Europa League history by seeing off Dnipro to win the competition for a record fourth time.
The 28-year-old struck either half of time to secure a 3-2 victory at Warsaw's Narodowy Stadium and hand the Spaniards back-to-back triumphs in the competition in its current format and its previous incarnation as the UEFA Cup.
In the process, they went one better than Inter Milan, Juventus and Liverpool, with whom they had been level on three...