Inter Milan vs. Sevilla player ratings: Diego Carlos gets last laugh vs. Romelu Lukaku in Europa League final

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Europa League Final Highlights: Sevilla vs. Inter Milan

The 2019-20 UEFA Europa League is finally over, and Sevilla won it for a sixth time by beating Inter Milan 3-2 in the final. Julen Lopetegui’s team beat Manchester United in the semis and followed it up by slaying another of the world’s biggest clubs to cap off a wild season that also saw them finish in the top four in La Liga.

Inter got off to the better start, while Sevilla were fortunate and had another come-from-behind victory. But how did each player perform?

All ratings are out of 10, and the higher the number the better. A zero would be a first-minute red card. A 10 would be a dominant hat trick.

Inter Milan ratings

(GK) Samir Handanovic

Not at fault for any of the goals. The first goal he got a touch on, but the pace was too much to deal with from that close. Had some good saves.


(DEF) Alessandro Bastoni

Could have marked a bit better against Jesus Navas when he got wide. Was cautioned and not at his best throughout.


(DEF) Stefan de Vrij       

Not very consistent at times. Missed badly on a couple crosses and left plenty to be desired. 


(DEF) Diego Godin

Dreadful on the opener, losing de Jong on the front-post run. Made up for it with a lovely header goal, but in the end it wasn’t enough.


(MID) Ashley Young       

Not involved much at all. Quite surprising he played 90 minutes. Had a decent ball in on a set piece.


(MID) Roberto Gagliardini

Poor defending on the second goal. Just got handled on a 50-50 ball. Taken off in the second half.


(MID) Marcelo Brozovic       

Lovely assist to Godin on the set piece but a bit rattled at times in the middle. Only made a difference in attack once.


(MID) Nicolo Barella       

Had trouble with Ever Banega and really lacked some sharpness. He was decent at times but out of the game at others.


(MID) Danilo D’Ambrosio

Taken off after an uninspiring performance. Connected well early but faded as the game went on.


(FWD) Lautaro Martinez

Hardly involved at all. Taken off in the second half. There wasn’t any point of the game where you felt he was going to score.


(FWD) Romelu Lukaku

Won a penalty with brilliance and finished it with class to give his team the lead. Went from hero to zero for kicking the winning goal into the goal unintentionally. Brutal.


(SUB 1) Christian Eriksen

Played 12 minutes and had a couple decent crosses.


(SUB 2) Alexis Sanchez

Nearly got the late equalizer but was denied by a goal-line challenge. Almost the hero.


(SUB 3) Victor Mosses

Played 12 minutes but never got into the game.


(SUB 4) Antonio Candreva Came on in the 90th minute and almost scored. Had a really great chance. N/A

(Coach) Antonio Conte

Should have given Alexis and Eriksen more time than just 12 minutes. And the marking on crosses was horrendous. Fair result. 


Sevilla ratings

(GK) Bono

Not at fault for the first-half goals and made an absolutely fantastic one-on-one save against Lukaku. 


(DEF) Sergio Reguilon

Got forward well and always looked a bit dangerous. Defensively he held his own.


(DEF) Diego Carlos      

He’s conceded a penalty in three straight games and was lucky to not receive a red. Then he ends up scoring the winner. You can’t make these things up.


(DEF) Jules Kounde

Good positioning, especially at times against Lukaku. Last-gasp save late to secure the title.


(DEF) Jesus Navas       

Lovely assist to de Jong with his great front-post ball. Lively, turned back the clock and was really good.


(MID) Ever Banega

Sensational on set pieces. Every single time he took one, you just felt it was dangerous. Really a fantastic performance in his swan song.


(MID) Fernando      

Not great, but he didn’t make many mistakes. Used his frame to fight for the ball well and passing was pretty sharp to get forward. 


(MID) Joan Jordan       

The quick midfielder was active and energetic despite not really getting the chances he would have liked in attack.


(FWD) Suso      

Never got into the game. Was stuck out on the wing and was no threat. Taken off in second half.


(FWD) Luuk de Jong

Fantastic header goal to pull level and an even better one to take the lead at 2-1. Earned his spot after the goal against Manchester United, and he delivered.


(FWD) Lucas Ocampos

Not much from the Argentine. Came off injured in the second half and never really got going. 


(SUB 1) Munir

Came on for Ocampos and did well to waste time.


(SUB 2) Franco Vazquez

Came on for Suso who did nothing, and it was more of the same. He’s faded big time.


(SUB 3) Youssef En-Nesyri

Time-wasting sub late on.


(SUB 4) Nemanja Gudelj Another late sub to eat up some clock. N/A

(Coach) Julen Lopetegui

He wins his first top-tier trophy and has Sevilla flying entering next season. Pressed all the right buttons and credit to him for having his team focused when conceding early.


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