Players from Tottenham led Sevilla to the final of the UEFA Europa League (UEL). Eric Lamela (31) and Brian Hill (22) jointly scored the winning goal.
Sevilla won 2-1 after extra time in the home game of the 2022-2023 season European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) semifinal second leg against Juventus held at Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville, Spain on the 19th (Korean time) did. With this, they advanced to the UEL final with a total score of 3-2 in the first and second games.
‘UEL strong’ Sevilla will challenge to win the UEL championship for the 7th time in three years. We are looking forward to seeing if they will show their potential again this time, having lifted all the championship cups in the previous six finals. The final opponent is Jose Mourinho’s AS, who came up after beating Leverkusen.
Juventus took the lead thanks to Dusan Blahovic’s goal. In the 20th minute of the second half, in a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper, Blahovic quickly shot into the empty area and scored. However, six minutes later, Sevilla equalized with an equalizer. Suso Fernandez shook the net with a powerful left-footed mid-range shot from the left side of the arc circle.
Brian Hill is fighting for the ball with an opponent. /AFPBBNews=News1
Sevilla striker Eric Lamela. /AFPBBNews=News1
With both teams unable to decide the outcome, the match went into overtime. ‘From Tottenham’ Lamela and Hill teamed up to score the winning goal. In the 5th minute of the first half of extra time, Hill shook the defense from the left flank and 안전놀이터raised a sharp cross. Lamela accurately connected it with a header and split the net.
Lamela, who was substituted in the 25th minute of the second half of the day, lived up to the coach’s belief by leading to a goal with just one shot. Lamela, who spent 8 seasons at Tottenham from 2013 to 2021, competed with Son Heung-min, who was the same age as him, and sometimes played an active role as a main player, but suffered from injuries for several years and could not show his skills. Eventually he moved to Sevilla in 2021. Lamela, who slowly raised his form in Sevilla, is active as a major resource in the team, going back and forth between selection and replacement this season.
Brian Hill (left) is tripped over by an opposing player’s tackle. /AFPBBNews=News1
Hill started as a left-sided striker that day and performed well. He shot three times and made two key passes. Hill wore a Tottenham uniform in 2021, but was not moderated by coach Antonio Conte, such as struggling with the EPL’s fierce physical fight. After Dejan Klusepski and Richarlison last year, Anart Danjuma was recruited this season, and he lost his place even more. Tottenham sent Hill on loan to Sevilla in January. At the time, the British media’Football London’ criticized his rental, saying, “Tottenham can’t properly utilize the talented heel.”
The two players who were pushed out of Tottenham flew even higher. The two advanced to the UEL final, but unfortunately Tottenham is fighting to advance to UEL. Tottenham is 7th in the English Premier League (EPL) with 17 wins, 6 draws and 13 losses (57 points). Rather than advancing to UEL, they were in danger of being reversed by 8th place Aston Villa (57 points) and 9th place Brentford (53 points) depending on the results of the remaining matches.