The penalty shootout lost by AS Roma on Wednesday against Sevilla FC in the Europa League final puts an end to an impressive series for José Mourinho.
José Mourinho had an unusual flavor in the mouth on Wednesday after the Europa League final against Sevilla FC: that of defeat. For the first time in his career, the Portuguese technician has indeed lost a European final.
Until this Wednesday, the AS Rome coach had indeed won the 5 finals he had managed: in 2003 in the Europa League and 2004 in the Champions League with FC Porto, in 2010 in the Champions League with Inter Milan, in 2017 in the Europa League with Manchester United and last season in the Europa League Conference with AS Roma.
But this time, José Mourinho stalled against Sevilla FC, the Europa League specialist, who won on penalties (1-1, 1-4 tab).