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Griezmann fires Atletico to Europa League title 2018

Griezmann now has 29 goals this season, although it was Gabi's late strike that sealed the victory
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Antoine Griezmann was the legend for Atletico Madrid as the French striker scored twice in their 3-0 prevail upon Marseille in Wednesday's Europa League last in Lyon, enabling his club to win the trophy for the third time in nine seasons.

It is Griezmann's first significant title with Atletico, and a fitting method to bow out on the off chance that he leaves at the season's end, with Barcelona tipped as his next goal.

Griezmann - raised in Macon, only 70 kilometers from Lyon - scored once in every a large portion of, his deadly gets done with coming either side of Marseille losing Dimitri Payet to damage, the French group's chief falling off in tears.

Griezmann now has 29 objectives this season, despite the fact that it was Gabi's late strike that fixed the triumph.

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Atletico's triumph comes in the wake of anguishing thrashings to Real Madrid in the Champions League finals of 2014 and 2016. They had beforehand won the Europa League in 2010 and again in 2012, the last coming only a half year after Diego Simeone's arrangement as mentor.

Marseille had been frantic to win the second European trophy in their history, on French soil, 25 years in the wake of beating AC Milan in the inaugural Champions League last.

Be that as it may, it was a level night for their immense help, who undermined to destroy the event by lighting flares and setting off fireworks toward one side of the stadium, with some notwithstanding being tossed onto the pitch towards the end.

Atletico were the top picks against a Marseille side whose mainland crusade had started in the third qualifying round last July.

Simply being in this last was an accomplishment for Garcia's group, yet they will think back on the night with laments.

They had begun well and had an extraordinary opportunity to open the scoring inside four minutes, Valere Germain shooting over in the wake of being slipped in by Payet.

It was the sort of chance that does not come up regularly against an Atletico side who went ahead to keep their 34th clean sheet this season.

Marseille were then rebuffed for messy play as they fell behind in the 21st moment.

Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda picked to go to Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, somewhere down in midfield, instead of clear long. The Cameroonian's endeavor at a touch was dreadful, and Gabi jumped free to move around at will ball, sending Griezmann through to wrap up.

Things deteriorated for Marseille when Payet, their skipper and most persuasive player who had been battling with a hamstring issue on top of things, fell off crying soon after the half-hour.

OM at that point surrendered again only four minutes after the restart. It was a radiant objective, Griezmann discovering Koke and after that hooking onto the arrival ball before lifting a deft complete over Mandanda and in.

Substitute Kostas Mitroglou about pulled one back, his header falling off the post, before Gabi's low drive in the 89th moment made it 3-0.
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