Sevilla take on Inter Milan on Friday night with the being held at the Stadion Koln in Cologne.
Sevilla holds the record for the most victories, having won the competition five times since its inception
Their triumphs have comes in spades with their maiden 2006 win being followed up a year later, then victory in 2014 was repeated in 2015 and 2016. They are yet to lose in a final of this competition.
The Spanish side have won this trophy three times – with their triumphs all occurring during 1991, 1994 and 1998.
Inter have won every single final they have ever competed in, most recently defeating Liverpool in 2016, making them the most successful side in the competition’s history.
During the prematch,Julen Lopetegui, Sevilla coach said: “Inter are equipped to compete in the Champions League given the extraordinary calibre of players they have and a very experienced manager.
“That will require us to be at our limit in every respect, and to be able to put in a great performance in all aspects of the game to compete with them. It is a daunting challenge.”
Inter Milan coach had this to say: “It will be a tough game. We’re playing the team with the most experience and who have won the most titles over the last decade of this competition. We have to be attentive, but also play our own game with great enthusiasm and courage, like we have done so far.
“It’s a final and only the best teams get to the final. So we have to show on the pitch that we’re the best if we want this trophy.
“We have to play with the desire to win and bring the trophy back to Italy – and to bring a trophy back to Inter. Sevilla will have the same idea, so we have to show that we’re the better team.
“For me, it’s always important to be able to say to the lads, at the end of the game, that we don’t have any regrets. If we’re the better side, we’ll lift the trophy. If not, we’ll have given our all, and we’ll applaud our opponents.https://www.cpmnetworkcontent.com/mzkmzx2qtf?key=e72ab08d3e34177c8136a551999a9a5d