Erik Lamela fires Sevilla past Juventus and into Europa League final

Europa League thoroughbreds Sevilla fought back to reach yet another final as substitute Érik Lamela scored with a fabulous header five minutes into extra time to earn a gritty 2-1 win over Juventus on Thursday, securing a 3-2 aggregate victory.

The Spaniards will bid for a record-extending seventh Europa League title when they face Roma in the final in Budapest on 31 May, after José Mourinho’s side drew 0-0 at Bayer Leverkusen to secure a 1-0 aggregate victory in their semi-final.

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