The 2022 UEFA Europa League Final was the final examination pit of the 2021–22 UEFA Europa League, the 51st season of Europe ‘s secondary club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 13th season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League. It was played at Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in Seville, Spain, on 18 May 2022, [ 5 ] between german club Eintracht Frankfurt and scottish club Rangers.
The final was originally scheduled to be played at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest, Hungary. however, due to the delay and resettlement of the 2020 final examination, the final hosts were shifted back a year, with Budapest alternatively hosting the 2023 final. [ 6 ] Eintracht Frankfurt won the match 5–4 on penalties, following a 1–1 draw after extra clock time, for their second UEFA Cup/Europa League title after 1980. [ 7 ] [ 8 ] Frankfurt became the first german side since Schalke 04 in 1997 to win the competition. As winners, they earned the right to play against the winners of the 2021–22 UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid, in the 2022 UEFA Super Cup, and qualified for the 2022–23 UEFA Champions League group stagecoach. [ 9 ]
Teams [edit ]
In the following table, finals until 2009 were in the UEFA Cup era, since 2010 were in the UEFA Europa League era.
venue [edit ]
This was the first Europa League final examination to be held at the stadium. It previously hosted the 1986 european Cup Final. The city of Seville hosted the 2003 UEFA Cup Final at the Estadio de La Cartuja. Spain had hosted four other UEFA Cup finals ( holding a branch in 1977, 1985, 1986, and 1988 ) .
Host survival [edit ]
For the details on the survival of Budapest as the original host for the final, see 2023 UEFA Europa League Final § Host excerpt An open bid summons was launched on 28 September 2018 by UEFA to select the venues of the finals of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Women ‘s Champions League in 2021. Associations had until 26 October 2018 to express pastime, and bid dossiers must be submitted by 15 February 2019. UEFA announced on 1 November 2018 that three associations had expressed matter to in hosting the 2021 UEFA Europa League final, [ 10 ] and on 22 February 2019 that two associations submitted their dossiers by the deadline. [ 11 ]
The following associations expressed sake in hosting but finally did not resign bids :
The Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán was selected by the UEFA Executive Committee during their confluence in Ljubljana, Slovenia on 24 September 2019. [ 12 ] [ 13 ] On 17 June 2020, the UEFA Executive Committee announced that ascribable to the postponement and resettlement of the 2020 final, Seville would rather host the 2022 concluding. [ 6 ]
road to the final [edit ]
Note: In all results below, the score of the finalist is given first (H: home; A: away).
background [edit ]
This was Eintracht Frankfurt ‘s third final in a major UEFA contest, having lost the 1960 european Cup Final to Real Madrid and won the 1980 UEFA Cup Final. Having become the first german team in a major european final since Bayern Munich in the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final and the first UEFA Cup/Europa League finalist from Germany since Werder Bremen in 2009, they were seeking to become the first german side since Schalke 04 in 1997 to win the competition. Their coach Oliver Glasner was seeking to become the first austrian to win a european trophy since Ernst Happel in the 1983 european Cup Final and the foremost austrian to win the UEFA Cup/Europa League. This was Rangers ‘ one-fifth final in a major UEFA competition, having won the 1972 european Cup Winners ‘ Cup Final and lost both the 1961 and 1967 Cup Winners ‘ Cup finals american samoa well as the 1972 european Super Cup and the 2008 UEFA Cup Final. Having become the beginning scottish golf club in any european final since themselves in 2008, they were seeking to become the first Scottish club since Aberdeen in the 1983 european Super Cup to win a european trophy and the inaugural scottish side to win the UEFA Cup/Europa League. Their coach Giovanni avant-garde Bronckhorst was seeking to become the first dutch to win a european trophy since Dick Advocaat with Zenit Saint Petersburg in the 2008 UEFA Super Cup ; they were qualified after defeating Rangers in the year ‘s UEFA Cup final. [ 14 ]
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The two sides previously met doubly in european competitions, in the 1959–60 european Cup semi-finals, with Eintracht Frankfurt winning both legs. [ 15 ]
identity [edit ]
The logo of the 2022 UEFA Europa League Final was unveiled at the group stage draw on 27 August 2021 in Istanbul .
ambassador [edit ]
The ambassador for the final examination was early Sevilla goalkeeper Andrés Palop .
Officials [edit ]
On 11 May 2022, UEFA named slovenian official Slavko Vinčić as the referee for the final. Vinčić had been a FIFA referee since 2010, and was previously an extra assistant referee in the 2017 UEFA Europa League Final and the fourthly official in the 2021 UEFA Europa League Final. He besides worked as an extra adjunct referee in the 2012 UEFA Super Cup. He officiated ten matches in the 2021–22 Champions League season, with two matches in qualification, five in the group stage and three knockout fixtures. He served as a referee at UEFA Euro 2020, where he officiated two group matches and a quarter-final. He was joined by three of his fellow countrymen, with Tomaž Klančnik and Andraž Kovačič as adjunct referees, and Jure Praprotnik as one of the adjunct VAR officials. Srđan Jovanović of Serbia served as the one-fourth official, while Dutchman Pol van Boekel was appointed as the television assistant referee. Spaniards Alejandro Hernández Hernández and Roberto Díaz Pérez del Palomar served as the early adjunct VAR officials. [ 2 ]
match [edit ]
Details [edit ]
The “ home ” team ( for administrative purposes ) was determined by an extra trace held after the quarter-final and semi-final draw .
Statistics [edit ]
See besides [edit ]
Notes [edit ]
- Each team was given lone three opportunities to make substitutions, with a one-fourth opportunity in extra time, excluding substitutions made at half-time, before the begin of extra time and at half-time in extra time .