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An night filled with tears: Fiorentina’s ultimate curse continues – Conference League

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An night filled with tears: Fiorentina’s ultimate curse continues – Conference League

Nicolas Gonzalez suffered a heavy defeat towards Fiorentina. © APA/afp / ANGELOS TZORTZINIS

What a soccer drama: Fiorentina once more missed out on profitable the Conference League on Wednesday night. Olympiacos Piraeus gained the pot. It was a wild ending, each on and off the sphere.

Fiorentina’s ultimate streak continues. Last yr the Viola misplaced within the ultimate towards West Ham within the Conference League, now coach Vincenzo Italiano’s workforce should swallow the subsequent bitter tablet. In the ultimate in Athens, they misplaced 0-1 after additional time towards Olympiacos Piraeus. Ayoub El Kaabi from Morocco scored his workforce’s fortunate shot within the 116th minute: it is the primary time they’ve gained the European Cup.

It was the ultimate that was contested on the sphere, nevertheless it was overshadowed by the disturbing occasions on the sphere. At the tip of the primary half there was a conflict within the combined subject with followers of Fiorentina and Piraeus. It was obligatory for the police and Fiorentina gamers to intervene and check out to make sure peace within the fields.

Olympiakos celebrates the victory. © APA/afp / ARIS MESSINIS

After the break it was backwards and forwards, however neither workforce wished to win within the boxing of luck. So additional time needed to resolve the winner, and right here Piraeus had the higher finish. El Kaabi threw himself on the crossbar within the penalty space and headed the ball into the purpose. VAR checked the world for potential offside and ultimately awarded the purpose. It was the sixteenth European Cup of the season for the 30-year-old – and an important one.

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