Sevilla defend their Europa League crown with 3-2 victory over Dnipro

00:35, 28 May 2015
158 0

Spain's Sevilla have defended their Europa League crown with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk-based Dnipro football team in Warsaw on Wednesday evening.

Carlos Bacca's double in an exciting final / Photo from REUTERS

"The Ukrainians, playing in their first ever European final, edged into a shock lead after former Blackburn striker Nikola Kalinic started and finished a fine move. However, two goals in three minutes and 38 seconds turned the tables in Warsaw," comments Pete Hall, a freelance football writer for Eurosport.

The final score was Dnipro 2 (Kalinic 7, Rotan 44) vs. Sevilla 3 (Blonbou 28, Bacca 31 73).

Sevilla will play in the Champions League next season after winning the competition for a record fourth time.

If you see a spelling error on our site, select it and press Ctrl+Enter