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Europa League/UEFA Cup final records

Youngest scorers, oldest winners, most goals, biggest attendances, most victories – we crunch the numbers.

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Unless stated otherwise, statistics cover the UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League since 1997/98, when the first one-off final was played at a neutral venue. Until then, the final had been a two-legged affair, with teams playing home and away. 

Biggest win
Sevilla 4-0 Middlesbrough (2006)

Most goals (match)
9 – Liverpool 5-4 Alavés (2001)

Fewest goals (match)
0 – Sevilla vs Benfica (2014), Galatasaray vs Arsenal (2000)

Hat-tricks
No one has scored a hat-trick in a one-off final; 11 players have scored two, most recently Chelsea's Eden Hazard in 2019.
Jupp Heynckes hit a hat-trick for Mönchengladbach in their first-leg win at home to Twente in 1975

Youngest, oldest

Oldest scorer
Gary McAllister – 36 years 142 days – Liverpool vs Alavés (2001)

Oldest winner/player
Amedeo Carboni – 39 years 43 days – Valencia vs Marseille (2004)

Youngest scorer
Vágner Love – 20 years 341 days – Sporting CP vs CSKA Moskva (2005)

Youngest winner
Yeremy Pino – 18 years 218 days – Villarreal vs Manchester United (2021)

Youngest player
Matthijs de Ligt – 17 years 285 days – Ajax vs Manchester United (2017)

Miscellaneous

2001 final: Liverpool win 5-4!
2001 final: Liverpool win 5-4!

Earliest goal
3 minutes – Markus Babbel – Liverpool 5-4 Alavés (2001)

Latest goal
116 minutes – Diego Forlán – Atlético Madrid 2-1 Fulham (2010)
116 minutes – Delfí Geli og – Alavés 4-5 Liverpool (2001)

Most goals in finals (player)
3 – Radamel Falcao (2011, 2012)
Carlos Bacca scored twice as Sevilla beat Dnipro in 2015

Penalty shoot-outs
2021 Villarreal 11-10 Manchester United (1-1 aet)
2014 Sevilla 4-2 Benfica (0-0 aet)
2007 Sevilla 3-1 Espanyol (2-2 aet)
2000 Galatasaray 4-1 Arsenal (0-0 aet)

Decided in extra time
2010 Atlético Madrid 2-1 Fulham
2009 Shakhtar 2-1 Werder Bremen
2003 Porto 3-2 Celtic
2001 Liverpool 5-4 Alavés

Biggest final attendance
61,000 – Parma vs Marseille at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow (1999)

Flashback: Europa League final memories
Flashback: Europa League final memories

All-time records since 1971/72

Most finals
6 – Sevilla
5 – Inter

Most wins (club)
6 – Sevilla
3 – Inter
3 – Liverpool
3 – Juventus
3 – Atlético Madrid

Most defeats (club)
3 – Benfica (1983, 2013, 2014)
3 – Marseille (1999, 2004, 2018)

Most wins (player)
5 – José Antonio Reyes – Atlético (2010, 2012), Sevilla (2014, 2015, 2016)

Most wins (coach)
4 – Unai Emery – Sevilla (2014, 2015, 2016), Villarreal (2021)
3 – Giovanni Trapattoni – Internazionale Milano (1977), Juventus (1991, 1993)

Scoring in different finals
Stefan Pettersson (IFK W 1987, Ajax W 1992)
Wim Jonk (Ajax W 1992, Inter W 1994)
Iván Zamorano (Inter L 1997, W 1998)
Frédéric Kanouté (Sevilla W 2006, W 2007)
Radamel Falcao (Porto W 2011, Atlético W 2012)

Longest time between final wins (player)
13 years – Jesús Navas – Sevilla (2005/06, 2006/07, 2019/20)