Atletico Madrid claim Europa League title
Defeating Marseille 3-0, Atletico win 3rd Europa League in its history; Antoine Griezmann essential with brace
By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
Atletico Madrid won the UEFA Europa League title after defeating Marseille 3-0 on Wednesday evening.
The match at Lyon's Stade des Lumieres saw a dominant Spanish side, developing a 1-0 lead at the half, thanks to a goal by French striker Antoine Griezmann.
Griezmann then added another goal to his tally in the 49th minute to give his team a comfortable 2-0 lead.
Marseille wasted some opportunities to get back in the game, with Atletico controlling the pace.
Gabi's goal in the 89th minute sealed the deal for Atletico, as they have to make more space in their trophy cabinet.
Atletico Madrid have won the UEFA Europa League final two times before tonight, in 2010 and 2012.
No French team has ever won the Europa League title.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.