And one day, Ingalterra returned to govern in Europe, and this time achieving something that never happened on the continent: four teams from the same country will define the two international tournaments. To Liverpool and Tottenham, this Thursday was joined Arsenal and Chelsea, which will star in the classic Londoner, which this time moves 4600 miles to Baku, Azerbaijan. Although they played their matches back at the same time, the «Gunners» achieved the Go to the finals first. After 3 to 1 in Emirates Stadium, they won a 4 to 2 victory in Valencia with the figures of Lacazette and Aubameyang, who scored 3 and 4 goals in the series, respectively.
Lacazette and Aumabeyang, figures in the semifinal for Arsenal. Photo: Twitter @Arsenal
On the other side, the «Blues» had to sweat the fat drop to pass. After 1 to 1 in Germany, he received Eintrach Frankfurt in a locked game, where he managed to get ahead thanks to Loftus Cheek. However, in the second time it equaled Jovic, the young Serbian star, followed by Real Madrid, and they passed to lengthen and then, penal. There, arose the figure of Kepa. The 24-year-old Spaniard who had had a crossover with his coach in the Cup final, when he did not want to go out in the 12-step definition and Chelsea ran out of title. Now, before his people, he redeemed himself.
Kepa saved two penalties in the definition series and was instrumental in giving the final pass to Chelsea. Photo: Twitter @EuropaLeague
When the batch was 3 to 2 for the Germans, the former Athletic Bilbao stopped the shot of Hinteregger (David Luiz equalized the series) and then did the same with the patience, to leave everything served to Eden Hazard that did not fail his shot and put the team once again in the End. Now, the capital of Azerbaijan will have the opportunity to see one of the most memorable finals of Europe League, with the presence of two teams that are sparked in the Premier League and now will do so with the honor of the international title at stake.