After several months of enthralling action, the 2022-23 UEFA Europa League has come to its culmination. Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma will be going head-to-head with Jose Luis Mendilibar’s Sevilla. Both high-quality teams will be facing each other at the Puskas Arena stadium on 1st June.
Sevilla and AS Roma both had to grind to reach the UEFA Europa League final. While Sevilla defeated Juventus (3-2) in the semi-final, AS Roma parked the bus against Bayer Leverkusen and won the match 1-0. Sevilla are the Kings of the Europa League, winning the coveted trophy 6 times. While Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma tasted European glory for the first time last year winning the 2021-22 UEFA Europa Conference League. Both Sevilla will try to do a repeat, and Roma will be looking to add another trophy to their cabinet.
In this article, we will have a closer look at the predicted lineups, match timings, venue, live telecast and other details.
When is the 2022-23 UEFA Europa League final?
The 2022-23 UEFA Europa League season will conclude with Sevilla taking on Roma at Budapest’s Puskás Aréna on 1st June 2023. Kick-off is at 12:30 AM IST.
Who is playing in the UEFA Europa League final?
Six-time UEFA Cup and UEFA Europa League winners Sevilla will be up against 2021/22 UEFA Europa Conference League winners Roma in the final in Budapest. The sides’ only previous meeting in UEFA competition was in the 2019/20 Europa League round of 16 when Sevilla prevailed 2-0 in a one-off game played on neutral territory in Duisburg.
How to watch the Europa League final?
The Sony Pictures Sports Network (Sony & Ten Channels) has the rights to show Europa League matches in India. The UEFA Europa League final will also be available on streaming mobile applications SonyLIV app and JioTV, allowing supporters to watch multiple games simultaneously and catch the replay of matches in their preferred language.
Who is the referee for the Europa League final?
English referee Anthony Taylor, who also took charge of the 2020 UEFA Super Cup at the same stadium in Budapest as well as the 2021 UEFA Nations League final, will officiate the 2023 Europa League final.
What will the winners of the UEFA Europa League final get?
The winner will get the prestigious UEFA Europa League trophy that weighs 15kg, the heaviest piece of UEFA silverware. To make things extra interesting, it also has no handles. Additionally, the 2022-23 winners also gain a place in the 2023-24 UEFA Champions League group stage, if they have not qualified via their domestic competition.
What is the head-to-head record between Sevilla and AS Roma?
Sevilla has a good record against AS Roma and has won two out of the four matches that have been played between the two teams, as opposed to AS Roma’s one victory.
What is the expected lineup for Sevilla and AS Roma for the UEFA Europa League final?
The expected lineup for Sevilla is as follows: