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Liverpool and Sevilla battle for Europa League honors in Basel


After 204 games just two teams remain.

Liverpool take on Sevilla in the Europa League final in Basel on Wednesday night with a place in the group stage of next season’s Champions League up for grabs for the winners.

Basel is being covered in red and we love it! Share your pics using #WeAreLiverpool! pic.twitter.com/5sg2pLskzR

— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 18, 2016

Jurgen Klopp’s side will miss out on European football next season if they fail to beat a Sevilla team that has won the competition in the past two seasons.

The Reds trained at St. Jakob-Park yesterday…

“Big respect for the whole Sevilla squad. They really deserved to be in this final, they had too a hard way to go. So I like this. Both teams really took this tournament as a very very important thing and now we are here. Deserved the final,” he said.

Sevilla, are looking to make history by becoming the first club to win Europe’s second-tier competition three times in a row.

“To have our names recorded in the club’s history is very motivating and everyone is highly motivated and it is touching everyone deeply. We need to find an emotional balance and that balance needs to keep us concentrated and focused on the match – 100 percent from the heart to the head,” Sevilla coach said. > 2016?

2015: Sevilla
2014: Sevilla
2007: Sevilla
2006: Sevilla
2001: Liverpool
1976: Liverpool
1973 : Liverpool

— UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) May 9, 2016

This is the first ever meeting between Liverpool and Sevilla and at what better stage than the Uefa Europa League finale.

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— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 18, 2016

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