Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla as Coke and Gameiro scored for Sevilla to third straight europa league win in the UEFA Europa League 2016 Final.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool went into the Europa League final slightly favorites ahead of defending champions Sevilla and they got themselves a superb start with Sturridge scoring in first half after Liverpool dominated from the word go. They were more agile, pressed relentlessly but failed to add to scoreline which came back to haunt them as Sevilla put three past them in second half with Gameiro scoring just after the break while Coke added two in space of 6 minutes leaving Liverpool staring at second cup final defeat this season.
Sevilla found themselves a goal down in 35th minute when a superb strike by Sturridge outside of his foot found its way back in the net. But Sevilla had a plan and they executed it perfectly with a second half flourish. Top scorer Gameiro scored just after the break and Coke added two more to put Sevilla on their way to third consecutive Europa League title.
Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla – Match Highlights
- 35′ 1 – 0 Daniel Sturridge scored with a peach of finish just outside the box to put Liverpool 1-0 up
- 46′ 1 – 1 Kevin Gameiro equalised just after the break.
- 64′ 1 – 2 Coke put Sevilla in lead with a stunning low drive past liverpool keeper after constant Sevilla pressure.
- 70′ 1 – 3 Coke, Coke then beat the offside trap to score his second goal.
Sevilla beat Liverpool and ruined the Reds’ Champions League hopes as they triumphed in the Europa League final for a third successive season.
Daniel Sturridge gave Liverpool the lead with a sublime strike, but Kevin Gameiro levelled 17 seconds after the break with a simple tap-in.
Once they levelled Sevilla dominated and the Spaniards went ahead through Coke’s brilliant first-time hit. Coke then beat the offside trap for his second which killed off Liverpool.
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