Antoine Griezmann fires Atlético past Marseille to Europa League glory

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Another success for Diego Simeone and Atlético Madrid, and another success for Spain in the Europa League. Eight of the past nine winners of European competitions have been Spanish – and Real Madrid could made it nine out of 10 in Kiev next week. La Liga has provided nine winners of the Europa League in the past 15 years and a third in nine seasons for Atlético, two of them under Simeone – although he was confined to the stands here after he was sent from the touchline during the first leg of the semi-final against Arsenal.

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Written by Jonathan Wilson at the Groupama Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/may/16/marseille-atletico-madrid-europa-league-final-match-report under the title “Antoine Griezmann fires Atlético past Marseille to Europa League glory”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.