Sevilla's sixth Europa League triumph in a thrilling final over Inter ensured a Spanish side won one of Europe's two major competitions for the 10th time in 12 seasons, even in a lean year for La Liga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.

Inter were favourites to end Italy's decade without a major European prize since they won the Champions League in 2010.

But despite amassing almost an entirely new team over the past year with annual revenues of 230 million euros ($271 million) less than the Nerazzurri, Sevilla's capacity to upset the odds in the Europa League came through once more in a memorable 3-2 victory in Cologne.


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