Get rid of Napoli, Dnipro Sevilla in the Final Challenge
Kiev – Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk made a surprise by qualifying for the final of the Europa League and will challenge defending champion Sevilla. Dnipro escaped after getting rid of a 1-0 win over Napoli in the second leg semi-final.
Dnipro undergo second leg at the Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Friday (15/05/2015) pm dawn, the capital of the 1-1 draw in the first leg at home to Napoli. Ukrainian club that was only needed a goalless draw in the second leg to advance to the finals.
In the early minutes, Gonzalo Higuain is likely to bring Napoli lead. He was immediately confronted by Denis Boyko, but the solution can still be thwarted by the Dnipro goalkeeper.
Boyko back Dnipro goalkeeper saved in the 28th minute. He brushed off the ball Higuain’s header.
Moments later, Dnipro threatened by the action of Yevhen Seleznyov, who capitalized on a mistake David Lopez. However, Napoli goalkeeper Mariano Andujar is still safe because the business could confront Seleznyov.
Dnipro actually took the lead in the 58th minute with a goal by Seleznyov. Yevhen Konoplyanka sends in a cross from the left side and Seleznyov greeted with a header that rattled goalkeeper Napoli.
To increase the power on, insert Napoli Marek Hamsik and Dries Mertens. Partenopei get a number of opportunities through Mertens and Lopez, but was unable to score the equalizing. They even almost conceded in injury time when Matheus’s header hit the crossbar.
Thanks to this victory, Dnipro escaped with a 2-1 aggregate score. They next will face Sevilla in the final held at the Narodowy Stadium, Warsaw, May 27 next.
Dnipro: Boyko; Fedetskiy, Douglas, Cheberyachko, Leo Matos; Kankava, Fedorchuk; Luchkevych (Matheus 67 ‘), Rattan, Konoplyanka (Bruno Gama 86’); Seleznyov (Kalinic 75 ‘)
Napoli: Andujar; Maggio, Albiol, Britos, Ghoulam; David Lopez (Henrique 79 ‘), Inler; Callejon, Gabbiadini (Hamsik 55 ‘), Insigne (Mertens 61’); Higuain