Updated: August 17, 2020 2:58:46 am
Sevilla carved out an opportunity to win a record-extending sixth Europa League title after coming from behind to beat Manchester United 2-1 in the semi-final on Sunday.
The Spanish side will meet in Friday’s final in Cologne either Inter Milan or Shakhtar Donetsk, who play in Dusseldorf on Monday night.
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Sevilla substitute Luuk De Jong scored a 78th-minute winner after Suso had cancelled out an early Bruno Fernandes penalty that put United ahead.
The Portuguese midfielder converted a ninth-minute spot-kick, United’s 22nd of the season in all competitions, after Marcus Rashford was fouled by Diego Carlos as Sevilla keeper Yassine Bono saved the England forward’s close-range shot.
Suso levelled in the 26th when he swept a low cross from Sergio Reguilon inside the near post.
Bono pulled off numerous saves to deny United a second, however, before Sevilla struck against the run of play.
Dutchman De Jong steered the ball past United keeper David De Gea from five metres after a Jesus Navas cross from the right left him unmarked, condemning Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side to their third semi-final defeat of the season following the FA Cup and League Cup.
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