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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

UEFA Cup Final 2006

The UEFA Cup 2005–06 season was won by Sevilla FC, beating Middlesbrough FC in the final. It was the first victory for Sevilla in a European competition, and the first appearance by Middlesbrough in a European final. The final took place at Philips Stadion, in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The match was refereed by Herbert Fandel. Middlesbrough sealed their place in the final on the back of two dramatic comebacks. In the quarter finals they beat FC Basel of Switzerland 4–3 on aggregate (after losing the first leg 2–0 and being 1–0 down in the second leg, they scored 4 goals), this put them into the semi final to face Steaua Bucureşti. The first leg finished 1–0 to Steaua, and the second leg (at the Riverside again) finished 4–2 (after being 2–0 down). Sevilla went on to defend the trophy the following year.

10 May 2006
20:45
Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 36,500
Referee: Herbert Fandel

Sevilla..................4
Fabiano 27,Maresca 78,84 , Kanoute 89

Middlesbrough.....0




The 2005–06 UEFA Cup season was won by Sevilla FC, beating Middlesbrough F.C. in the final. It was the first victory for Sevilla in a European competition, and the first appearance by Middlesbrough in a European final. The final took place at Philips Stadion, in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The match was refereed by Herbert Fandel. Middlesbrough sealed their place in the final on the back of two dramatic comebacks. In the quarter finals they beat FC Basel of Switzerland 4–3 on aggregate (after losing the first leg 2–0 and being 1–0 down in the second leg, they scored 4 goals), this put them into the semi final to face Steaua București. The first leg finished 1–0 to Steaua, and the second leg (at the Riverside Stadium again) finished 4–2 (after being 2–0 down). Sevilla went on to defend the trophy the following year.
CSKA Moscow were the defending champions, but were eliminated in the group stage.