SEVILE (Reuters) – Sevilla qualified for the continental tournament’s final on Thursday, where they will face Jose Mourinho’s Roma after Argentina’s Erik Lamela scored in extra time to beat Juventus 2-1 in the Europa League on Thursday. ,
Lamela, who had entered minutes earlier, scored a superb header on 95 minutes for Sevilla to win 2–1 at home and qualify for the final with a 3–2 aggregate score.
Juventus looked set to reach the final at the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium when substitute Dusan Vlahovic opened the scoring after 67 minutes.
But former Liverpool and Milan midfielder Suso equalized four minutes later with a superb strike from distance to take the game into extra time.
There, Lamela scored to help his team to another final, where they will seek their seventh crown in the competition when they face Roma in the final on 31 May in Budapest.
In the other game of the day, the Italian side drew 0–0 on their trip to Bayer Leverkusen and won the tie 1–0 on aggregate.
The Roma have reached two consecutive European finals under Mourinho after being declared champions of the Europa Conference League last season.
The visitors faced intense pressure from the Germans, who missed numerous chances throughout the match and had plenty of chances to score, however failed to do so.