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STATS FROM THE 2016 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL

STATS FROM THE 2016 UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL
  1. Eight of the last 13 Europa League champions have been from the La Liga
  2. Sevilla’s triumph was the tenth in all for Spain in the UEFA Cup / Europa League, taking them past Italy as the leading nation in the competition’s history
  3. Sevilla’s Europa league triumph in Basel was the Spanish team’s fifth in 11 years in the competition.
  4. Sevilla also created history by becoming the first team to win three UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League titles in as many years
  5. Sevilla had 11 shots against Liverpool. Only one of these shots came in the first half.
  6. Jurgen Klopp has now failed to win in his last five major finals as manager.
  7. After his 2 goals against Liverpool, Coke became the third Spanish player to score a brace in a Europa League/UEFA Cup final, after Javi Moreno (2001) and Sebastián Losada (1988).
  8. With his equaliser against Liverpool, Kevin Gameiro scored seven goals in his last six Europa League matches.
  9. With the opening goal in the Europa League final, Daniel Sturridge became Liverpool’s top goal-scorer in all competitions this season – 13 Goals
  10. Sturridge also became the first English player to score a goal in a Europa League/UEFA Cup final since Robbie Fowler in 2001.

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