Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano betting tips: UEFA Europa League Final preview, predictions & odds

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Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano betting tips

This article covers Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano: Match details

Match: Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano

Competition: UEFA Europa League

Date: August 21, 2020

Kick-off time: 8:00 pm, August 21, 2020 (UK time)

Stadium: RheinEnergieSTADION

SEVILLE, SPAIN – JULY 19: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) Diego Carlos of Sevilla FC looks on during the Liga match between Sevilla FC and Valencia CF at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on July 19, 2020 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Javier Montano/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano betting prediction: Sevilla FC 1 – 1 FC Inter Milano


Sevilla face Inter Milan in the 2019/20 UEFA Europa League Final. The match is being played at the home of Bundesliga team, 1. FC Köln. RheinEnergieSTADION, or Stadion Köln as it is known to fans, also hosted the semi-final between Manchester United and Sevilla.


This is Inter’s first appearance in the final since the competition was rebranded in 2009 from the UEFA Cup. They last appeared in back-to-back UEFA Cup finals in 1997 and 1998.


Inter lost the 1997 final to Schalke of the German Bundesliga. It was the last time the final was played over two legs and Inter’s only final defeat in the competition. The following season, they returned to become champions, defeating fellow Serie A side Lazio in the final, in Paris.


I Nerazzurri were also champions in 1991, defeating Roma, and in 1994, defeating Austria Salzburg – as they were known prior to their purchase by Red Bull.


Sevilla are the only side to feature in more finals and to have won the competition more times than Inter Milan. This will be their sixth final, having won all five of their previous final appearances.


They won the competition three years in a row between 2014 and 2016, defeating Benfica, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Liverpool in the finals.


Los Nervionenses has previously won the competition in 2006 against Middlesborough and 2007 against fellow La Liga side, Espanyol.

Lautaro Martinez of Inter of Milan controls the ball during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Inter and FC Barcelona at Giuseppe Meazza Stadium on December 10, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano: What are the betting odds?


The Andalusians are undefeated since the restart. They come into the final having won eight out of their last nine matches, including each of the last four. Despite this, they start the match as the underdogs, as 12/5, to win the trophy in normal time.


Drawing matches was ultimately Inter’s downfall in Serie A in 2019/20. They drew double the amount of games as Juve, which saw them finish a point behind the Old Lady despite losing fewer matches. The odds of this match needing to be settled in extra time or penalties are 23/10.


Inter Milan come into this match on the back of six consecutive victories, in all competitions. They have won every match since entering the competition in February. They start the match as heavy favourites at 6/5 to win the match in 90 minutes.

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano – recent form and head to head statistics

Sevilla FC vs Inter Milano form
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Latest match form, last 5 games:
Inter Milano vs Borussia Monchengladbach - 2:2
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Last 5 games for Sevilla FC
October 20, 2020UEFA Champions League 20/21Chelsea FC0 - 0Sevilla FC
October 17, 2020LaLiga 20/21Granada CF1 - 0Sevilla FC
October 4, 2020LaLiga 20/21FC Barcelona1 - 1Sevilla FC
October 1, 2020LaLiga 20/21Sevilla FC1 - 0Levante UD
September 27, 2020LaLiga 20/21Cadiz CF1 - 3Sevilla FC
Last 5 games for Inter Milano
October 21, 2020UEFA Champions League 20/21Inter Milano2 - 2Borussia Monchengladbach
October 17, 2020Serie A 20/21Inter Milano1 - 2AC Milan
October 4, 2020Serie A 20/21Lazio Roma1 - 1Inter Milano
September 30, 2020Serie A 20/21Benevento Calcio2 - 5Inter Milano
September 26, 2020Serie A 20/21Inter Milano4 - 3ACF Fiorentina
Sevilla FC vs Inter Milano UEFA Europa League 19/20 form
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Sevilla FC vs Inter Milano statistics for most recent head to head matches
Sevilla FCInter Milano
1Home Matches0
0Away Matches1
3Total Goals2
3Average Goals Scored2
Last 5 games & match results between Sevilla FC and Inter Milano
August 21, 2020UEFA Europa League 19/20Sevilla FC3 - 2Inter Milano

LIEGE, BELGIUM – NOVEMBER 29: Ever Banega of Sevilla takes a free kick during the UEFA Europa League Group J match between Royal Standard de Liege and Sevilla at Stade Maurice Dufrasne on November 29, 2018 in Liege, Belgium. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano: Recommended Sevilla bets

Lucas Ocampos is Sevilla’s top scorer this season, with sixteen goals in all competitions. There are doubts though about his fitness, having seen him struggling in the match against United with his knee heavily strapped. The Argentine is 7/4 to score during the match. You can also back him at 11/2 to be used as an impact sub to score the game’s final goal.


Munir El Haddadi looks likely to take his place should Ocampos be unable to start the final. He is Sevilla’s top scorer in this competition with five goals, despite not starting for them since the group stages. Munir is 12/5 to score this match.


Éver Banega would be Sevilla’s penalty taker in Ocampos’ absence. Similar to his countryman, he has a 100% record from the spot this season, with two from two. Sevilla are 8/1 to score a penalty this match.


Seven of Sevilla’s eleven Europa League matches have had under 2.5 goals. Odds of 4/5 are available for there being under 2.5 goals this match.


Sevilla have kept seven clean sheets in the competition already this season. Can they be the first to stop Inter getting on the scoresheet? They are 11/4 to keep a clean sheet on Friday.


STADIO GIUSEPPE MEAZZA, MILANO, ITALY – 2019/08/26: Romelu Lukaku of FC Internazionale celebrate after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Us Lecce. Fc Internazionale wins 4-0 over Us Lecce. (Photo by Marco Canoniero/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano: Recommended Inter Milano bets

Romelu Lukaku is Inter’s top scorer this season, with thirty-three goals in all competitions. He also leads the way in the Europa League, with six goals, including a late brace in the semi-final against Shakhtar. Lukaku is 11/10 to score in the game.


The Belgian international has also been lethal from the penalty spot this season, slotting home seven from seven penalties that he has taken. Inter are 6/1 to score a penalty on Monday evening.


Lautaro Martínez opened the scoring in Inter’s semi-final victory over Shakhtar. The 22-year-old forward has broken the deadlock more than anybody for Inter this season. He has scored the opening goal on twelve occasions and is 5/1 to break the deadlock in the final.


Inter have conceded just one goal in their last three Europa League games. They have three clean sheets in five games in this competition. I Nerazzurri are 7/4 to keep a clean sheet here.


All five of Inter’s games have seen over 1.5 goals. Odds of 1/3 are available for this outcome on Friday.


SEVILLE, SPAIN – JULY 19: Sergio Reguilon of Sevilla FC looks on during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and Valencia CF at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on July 19, 2020 in Seville, Spain. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Mateo Villalba/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Sevilla FC vs FC Inter Milano: Match preview

“If you play good attack, you win the game, but, if you play good defence you win championships”


Whether it is NHL, NFL, NBA or football, this quote or some variant thereof exists for almost every team sport. It is often attributed to legendary basketball coach, Željko Obradović. It was also famously said by Sir Alex Ferguson in relation to his side that dominated the Premier League in the 90’s and 00’s.


This is particularly true in cup competitions where you can only be eliminated if you are beaten. Compared to a league, where amassing more points than your opponents requires you to win more than you draw.


We saw with Sevilla against United, a superb defensive performance to weather the storm at the start of the second half. Typified, more than anything else, by the wonderful performance of Bounou who saved four one-v-ones.


Likewise, while all the talk before the Shakhtar game was about their attack, it was their collapse at the back which saw Inter batter them 5-0. So many individual errors and a failure to defend once Inter had the ball in the final third.



MILAN, ITALY – JANUARY 29: Christian Eriksen of FC Internazionale looks on during the Coppa Italia Quarter Final match between FC Internazionale and ACF Fiorentina at San Siro on January 29, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini/Getty Images)

Will it be a Defensive Final?

In Sevilla and Inter, we have the two best defensive teams in final stages of the competition. Sevilla concedes on average a goal every 2.2 games. Inter are even more solid, with a goal conceded every 2.5 games.


Inter also had the lowest expected goals against (xGA), at 0.77 – narrowly beating out the 0.79 of United. Sevilla were third-best in this metric at 0.93 xGA. But, the Spanish side had the lowest non-shot xGA at 0.83, with Inter second on 0.97. This essentially is a measure of the areas of the pitch you allow the opponent to have the ball without facing a shot.


Sevilla’s matches also have very few goals, averaging just 2.27 per game. Only the 2.0 of Copenhagen was lower. It is clear for both coaches, not losing is more important than winning. In a cup format, this is perfect for success, even if the neutral fan may not always enjoy it.


Inter’s inability to turn draws into victories was what ultimately hindered them in their league campaign. They lost fewer matches than champions Juve, but not losing games doesn’t win you the league. Winning the most games invariably does.


Sevilla’s greatest strength will be cancelled out by Inter. The difference between the teams will likely be Inter’s better quality on the ball and in attack. This will likely see Conte’s men celebrating come midnight on Friday, even if it takes extra-time to break the deadlock.


Sevilla celebrate draw v Liverpool

SEVILLE, SPAIN – NOVEMBER 21: Guido Pizarro of Sevilla celebrates with team mates and staff members after scoring his sides third goal during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Sevilla FC and Liverpool FC at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on November 21, 2017 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Sevilla FC team news vs FC Inter Milano

Nemanja Gudelj missed the matches against Roma and Wolves due to a positive test for the Coronavirus. He was cleared to play against United, and made a brief three-minute cameo from the bench.


Luuk de Jong scored the winner from the bench against United. Should Ocampos fail to overcome his knee problem to start the game, de Jong will hope he did enough to start the match ahead of Munir.


Julen Lopetegui has named the same starting XI in each of his last three matches. He is unlikely to make unforced changes. Therefore, the fitness of Ocampos could be the only question mark for his starting XI.

MILAN, ITALY – JULY 01: Alexis Sanchez of FC Internazionale celebrates his goal with his team-mate Lautaro Martinez during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Brescia Calcio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on July 1, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Marco Luzzani/Getty Images)

FC Inter Milano team news vs Sevilla FC

Achraf Hakimi, who was signed from Dortmund for €40.00m, is unavailable. Players must have been already registered and eligible to play for the club at the domestic level since 3 February to take part in the competition.


Kwadwo Asamoah and Matías Vecino have missed Inter’s route to the final due to injury. Neither are expected to be involved in the final.


Alexis Sanchez suffered a hamstring strain late in the quarter-final against Bayer Leverkusen. He was only fit enough for a place on the bench for the 5-0 win over Shakhtar. This makes him unlikely to be fit to start Friday’s match against Sevilla.


Stefano Sensi hasn’t started for Inter since January due to a hamstring injury. He featured from the bench against Shakhtar but isn’t expected to start on Friday.


Similar to Lopetegui, Antonio Conte has named the same starting XI in each of his last three matches. He seems unlikely to make any changes for the final, trusting instead in those who got him this far.


Predicted Sevilla FC line-up vs FC Inter Milano

Sevilla's predicted XI to face FC Inter Milano.

Sevilla’s predicted XI to face FC Inter Milano.

Predicted FC Inter Milano line-up vs Sevilla FC

FC Inter Milano's predicted XI to face Sevilla.

FC Inter Milano’s predicted XI to face Sevilla.

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