Sevilla vs Roma: Europa League remaining preview | Soccer Information

When: Wednesday, Might 31
The place: Puskas Area, Budapest, Hungary
Kickoff: 19:00 GMT

Roma supervisor Jose Mourinho has by no means misplaced a European soccer remaining whereas Sevilla are six from six in Europa League finals – so one thing has to offer in Budapest.

Portugal’s Mourinho has 5 main continental titles to his identify – two Champions League wins, two Europa League trophies and final 12 months’s triumph within the inaugural Europa Conference League with the Italian aspect.

If Roma carry the trophy in Hungary, Mourinho, 60, will pull away from Giovanni Trapattoni, who additionally gained 5 main European trophies in his teaching profession.

Roma, sixth in Serie A, have knocked out the likes of Feyenoord and Bayer Leverkusen en path to the ultimate.

Whereas Sevilla boss Jose Luis Mendilibar, 62, has but to win a significant trophy, his membership are kings of Europe’s second-tier competitors – their tally of six wins is double that of Inter Milan, Liverpool, Juventus and Atletico Madrid.

They’re eleventh in La Liga however have turned on the fashion in Europe, coming from 2-0 down at one stage within the first leg in opposition to Manchester United to see off the English giants earlier than beating Juventus within the semis.

It’s a outstanding finish to the season for the membership, who flirted with relegation for a lot of the marketing campaign, sacking Julen Lopetegui after which Jorge Sampaoli, earlier than Mendilibar steadied the ship.

Key quotes

The much-travelled Mourinho is in little question he’s bettering with age and expertise.

“Higher coach, higher individual, similar DNA,” he stated. “The DNA is motivation, is happiness. Want for these massive moments, and these are the emotions that I attempt to move to the boys.

“I believe you could be higher and higher together with your experiences. I believe your mind turns into sharper and the buildup of information is best with the years.”

Sevilla’s veteran wing-back Jesus Navas is aiming to win the Europa League for the fourth time, simply two months after Mendilibar took cost.

“We remodel [on Europa League nights] and it’s unimaginable how we come out in each match,” stated the previous Manchester Metropolis participant.

“What Jose Luis has performed with us has been elementary. He has introduced the perfect out of us, and whenever you take a look at the groups we have now eradicated, it’s one thing to be very happy with. He deserves to stick with us for a very long time.”

Sevilla coach Mendilibar
Sevilla coach Jose Luis Mendilibar throughout a match in opposition to Actual Madrid [File: Marcelo Del Pozo/Reuters]

Sevilla group information

Left-back Marcos Acuna is suspended after being despatched off within the semifinal second leg in opposition to Juventus.

Sevilla forwards Suso and Papu Gomez returned to coaching this week after harm.

Mendilibar rested most of his massive names on the weekend, with Navas, Alex Telles, Fernando, Lucas Ocampos and Youssef En-Nesyri all set to return to the beginning XI.

Roma group information

Roma full-back Leonardo Spinazzola is offered once more after harm. Paulo Dybala also needs to be match as he returned to coaching on Monday following an ankle harm, and fellow ahead Stephan El Shaarawy is predicted to be obtainable.

Mady Camara, Rick Karsdorp, and Marash Kumbulla are all prone to miss out.


The 2 sides have solely performed one another in a single aggressive match. Sevilla beat Roma 2-0 within the final 16 of the Europa League in 2020, on their solution to profitable the trophy.


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