Sevilla beat Liverpool 3-1 to win third straight Europa League title

Posted on:23 May 2016 09:10:07
Sevilla beat Liverpool 3-1 to win third straight Europa League title
23 May 2016 Current Affairs: Spanish’s oldest football club Sevilla has won the 2016 UEFA Europa League title on 19 May 2016. To win the title, it defeated Liverpool Football Club (FC) 3-1 in the final match held at St. Jakob-Park in Basel, Switzerland.

With this win, Sevilla became the first team to win the Europa League three times in succession. Earlier, the team won the titles in 2015 and 2014 by defeating Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Benfica respectively.

Sevilla holds the record for the most victories, having won the competition five times since its inception. Apart from the consecutive titles since 2014, the other titles were won by the team in 2006 and 2007.

UEFA Europa League title : The UEFA Europa League, formerly the UEFA Cup, is an association football competition.It was established in 1971 by the Union of European Football (UEFA). It is considered the second most important international competition for European clubs, after the UEFA Champions League.Clubs qualify for the Europa League based on their performance in national leagues and cup competitions.

 

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