AS Roma coach Jose Mourinho,토스카지노 who usually uses direct speech, shed tears like a child.
AS Roma drew 0-0 with Leverkusen in the second leg of the semifinals of the 2022-23 season European Football Association (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) held at Bay Arena in Leverkusen, Germany on the 19th (Korean time). AS Roma, who won the first leg at home earlier, 1-0, advanced to the final.
At the final whistle, Mourinho clenched his fists in tears. Mourinho shed tears even when the coaches and players who followed hugged and cheered Mourinho. That’s how thrilling it is to advance to the finals.
Mourinho reached the final of the Europa League while managing Manchester United. Mourinho, who reached the Europa League final in the 2016-17 season, defeated Ajax 2-0 to win the first Europa League title in his career. After 6 years, they challenge to win the Europa League again.
European competitions organized by UEFA are divided into three major categories. There is the UEFA Champions League, where teams from the top level of each league compete, the UEFA Europa League, where teams from the next level gather, and the UEFA Conference League, where teams from the lower level gather.
Mourinho is the first coach in history to win all three UEFA competitions. He has won one Champions League title each with FC Porto and Inter Milan, and one Europa League title with Manchester United. Last season, he led AS Roma to the Conference League Championship Cup. He is the only manager with that record.
At the press conference held after confirming his advance to the final, to the question, ‘Do you think he is the best manager in the history of the UEFA competition?’ He feels an emotional bond with the AS Roma fans. Thousands of AS Roma fans came here today to support the away game. I just think that we have to give them results.”
AS Roma’s final opponent is Sevilla. Sevilla is the ‘Europa Powerhouse’, having won six times in total in the Europa League. In particular, Sevilla has won in four of the last nine seasons. Sevilla won the championship every season they reached the final.
“Sevilla is a really strong team,” said Mourinho. AS Roma, currently 6th in Serie A, will play the Europa League final against Sevilla in Budapest, Hungary on June 1 after playing all two league games. After that, the season ends when you digest the last league game.