Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano: Match details
Match: Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano
Competition: UEFA Europa League
Date: August 21, 2020
Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, August 21, 2020 (UK time)
- Inter have won their last six games and conceded just one goal.
- Romelu Lukaku has scored in his last ten Europa League games.
- Inter have won each of their five Europa League games this season by an aggregate score of 13-2.
The Europa League final takes place on Friday 21 August and Sevilla are looking to win Europe’s second-tier competition for the sixth time against Inter Milan and Both sides are already in next season’s Champions League. They come into this match unbeaten in their last 20 games, not losing since a defeat by Celta Vigo in February.
Lukaku scored twice in Inter’s 5-0 last four win over Shakhtar Donetsk on Monday. Inter finished second in Serie A (compared to Sevilla’s fourth in La Liga) and have been in excellent form over the past few weeks. They are unbeaten in their last 11 league and cup games, winning the last six with just one goal conceded.
This is Inter’s first appearance in the final since the competition was rebranded in 2009 from the UEFA Cup.
Inter lost the 1997 final to Schalke of the German Bundesliga. The following season, they returned to become champions, defeating Lazio in the final, in Paris.
This will be Sevilla’s sixth final, having won all five of their previous final appearances. They won the competition three years in a row between 2014 and 2016, defeating Benfica, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Liverpool in the finals.
The qualifying round for the 2020/21 edition of Europe’s top club tournament will be played in single legs, with the exception being the Champions League play-offs, which will remain over two legs. A draw will determine which club will play the single leg in their stadium.
The group stage will start on October 20/21, 2020 with the final taking place in Istanbul on May 29, 2021.
August 8-11:Preliminary round
August 18/19: First qualifying round
August 25/26: Second qualifying round
September 15/16: Third qualifying round
September 22/23 & 29/30: Play-offs
October 20/21: Group stage matchday 1
October 27/28: Group stage matchday 2
November 3/4: Group stage matchday 3
November 24/25: Group stage matchday 4
December 1/2: Group stage matchday 5
December 8/9: Group stage matchday 6
February 16/17, 2021: Round of 16
April 6/14, 2021: Quarter-finals
April 17 & May 5, 2021: Semi-finals
May 29, 2021: Final