Sevilla vs Inter Milan
Europa League Final
Date: Friday, 21 August 2020
Kick-off at 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
It seems as if two terrifyingly in-form and deserving teams have made it to the Europa final, and after all the lack of football for almost three months due to the pandemic, fans have the opportunity to witness a treat this Friday in this showdown.
Julen Lopetegui’s men had torn it up in the La Liga, especially once the league resumed, and have been on a long unbeaten run as of now. Almost same is the case of their counterparts in the Serie A. In fact, contrary to the last few seasons, they did actually give Juventus a run for their money in the title-race.
Now, all that separates these two from a famous and historic triumph (due to these special circumstances), are these ninety minutes. With either side boasting a phenomenally-clicking frontline, it’s expected that we have a goal-fest at our hands this weekend.
Sevilla vs Inter Milan: Head-to-head (h2h)
- These two teams are taking on each other for the first time in a European competition. They had once locked horns in the LG Amsterdam, 12 years back. Then, spoils were split with a goalless draw.
Sevilla vs Inter Milan: Prediction
The Spanish contingent overcame Manchester United in the semi-final with a 2-1 scoreline. Luke de Jong had slotted in the winner in the 78th minute.
Meanwhile, Antonio Conte’s men recorded a 5-0 win in their semi-final fixture, against Shakhtar.
As things stand, either team stands an almost equal opportunity to lift the title this weekend, due to their spirited performances along the way, and their experienced and in-form sides. Still, Loptegui’s men seem to have a tad more chance due to their absolute domination of this tournament in the past.
Be that as it may, it could be anyone’s game, and the inference is that the goals-market is a more attractive option.
Either squad has been tearing up their opponents all through the year, and this is the most important game of the season. We surely can count on them to show up with intent this Friday, and slot in a few goals.
In fact, the Spanish contenders are on a 20-match unbeaten run, and they had won eight of their former nine fixtures. They are also comparatively well-rested, as the La Liga had wound up in early July, and Los Palanganas were in cruise mode as they had a considerable lead over their nearest competitor.
Meanwhile, the Italians are on a six-game winning run, and they had scored a total of 31 goals from their last 16 match-ups. In fact, they have a combined scoreline of 9-1 from the three fixtures in the revamped and shortened new format of the Europa.
Moreover, with the likes of Lautaro Martinez, Alexis Sanchez, and Romelu Lukaku firing on all cylinders, Conte does have a right to be hopeful about the outcome of the encounter.
Considering these factors, expect a high-scoring thriller this Friday.
Sevilla vs Inter Milan: Betting Tips
Both Teams to Score @ 1.80 (4/5)
Over 2.5 Match Goals @ 2.00 (1/1).