In the span of 6 months under Jurgen Klopp leadership, Liverpool will play their 2nd final of league cup and they can earn a place for them in Uefa Champions league 2016-16 Group stage after not coming in top 4 in Premier league. Last Final they played under Klopp was Capital One Cup Final which they lost from Man City on Penalties by 3-1. The Reds will take on last 2 times Europa League champions Sevilla who wants to win their 3rd successive Europa League title. The Final of 2016 Europa League will be played on 18th May at Basel, Switzerland.
The match will start at kickoff time 7:45 PM UK and 12:15 AM IST+1 Indian Time. BT Sports who has the official live telecast rights of Europa League will stream this match online on Youtube and tv channel BT Sports 2. Also, if you are a Liverpool fan and can’t get the ticket to Basel, then Bt Sports & LFC has arranged a big live screen at Echo Arena for 9000 fans. This game will also be broadcast in the USA on FOX 1 and on bein Sports in Middle East countries. Ten Sports 2 will live telecast the match in India.
Liverpool 1-3 Sevilla Highlights Europa League Final:
35′ Daniel Sturridge
46′ Kevin Gameiro
This is the first time when a stadium of lowest capacity has been used for Europa League final. Previously bigger stadium of up to 60,000 capacity has been used. see the details below.
Liverpool has recently played a game against West Brom yesterday and draw the match by 1-1. After drawing the match with West Brom, they also lost their chance to qualify for 2016-17 Europa League. If they won this game, then they will reach to 7th place which puts them in Europa League but due to 8th place they missed out on that. They have qualified for 2nd tier competition of Europa League. But of they lost to Sevilla in final on Wednesday, then they also miss out on Champions League Group stage round.
Sevilla on the other hand, after winning two consecutive Europa league season in 2014 & 2015 also has the strong season in this year La Liga. They lost their last 2 games played gainst Ath Bilbao and Grandad in Liga BBVA which cost them top 4 place and Champions League qualification. So they are also in the same situation as Liverpool to qualify for UCL 2016-17 season.
Liverpool has beaten Villarreal by 3-0 in the quarter-final and now Sevilla another Spanish team they have the chance to beat. The Red has lost 2 matches in last but won 2 in last 4 and draw last 2 matches against Chelsea and West Brom. This is a must win game for both teams so we will see a tight match.
Liverpool 2-1 Sevilla