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Result: Sevilla return to Europa League final

Sevilla return to the final of the Europa League by cruising to a 5-0 aggregate win over Fiorentina in their semi-final tie.

Holders Sevilla booked their return to the Europa League final by beating Fiorentina 2-0 in the second leg of their semi-final tie this evening.

The Spaniards had claimed a 3-0 victory in last week's first leg and they comfortably wrapped up a 5-0 aggregate win to keep alive their defence of the trophy.

Carlos Bacca #9 of FC Sevilla scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Sevilla on May 14, 2015© Getty Images

Vitolo caused a moment of panic early on for the home side's defence, when his low delivery flashed through the legs of the keeper and dangerously across the box.

Borja Valero then blazed over the bar and Mohamed Salah saw a shot blocked as the hosts searched for the opening goal.

They soon came even closer to breaking the deadlock when Gonzalo Rodriguez's header was palmed away by Sergio Rico.

However, it was Sevilla who took the lead midway through the first half when Carlos Bacca fired into the roof of the net from close range after the hosts had failed to clear Ever Banega's free kick.

Daniel Carrico #6 of FC Sevilla celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final match between ACF Fiorentina and FC Sevilla on May 14, 2015© Getty Images

Daniel Carrico added a second goal for the visitors five minutes later with a close-range finish from Coke's low cross.

Coke then had a great chance to grab a third goal for his side just before the break, but after being picked out inside the box by Banega, he fired his effort over the bar.

Fiorentina looked to restore some pride to the scoreline after the break and Salah threatened to pull a goal back with a fierce strike that was palmed away by Rico.

The hosts were then given the chance to get on the scoresheet as Grzegorz Krychowiak gave away a penalty for bringing down David Pizarro inside the box.

Fiorentina's Argentinian defender Gonzalo Rodriguez (L) vies for the ball with Sevilla's Colombian forward Carlos Bacca during the UEFA Europa League second leg semi-final football match Fiorentina vs Sevilla at the Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence on © Getty Images

Josip Ilicic stepped up to take the spot kick, but he ended up blazing his strike high over the bar.

Vincenzo Montella's side continued to search for a goal and Milan Badelj saw his low effort from the edge of the box pushed behind by the keeper.

However, they were unable to find the back of the net, as Sevilla confirmed their place in the final for the fourth time in the past 10 seasons.

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Fiorentina's Argentinian defender Gonzalo Rodriguez (L) vies for the ball with Sevilla's Colombian forward Carlos Bacca during the UEFA Europa League second leg semi-final football match Fiorentina vs Sevilla at the Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence on
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1273234181624
2Sevilla1272324141023
3Atletico MadridAtletico12651168823
4AlavesAlaves127231712523
5Espanyol126331610621
6Real Madrid126242016420
7Real Valladolid1245399017
8Levante125251819-117
9GironaGirona124531314-117
10Real Sociedad124441514116
11Getafe124441110116
12Real Betis124441215-316
13EibarEibar124351218-615
14Celta Vigo123542220214
15Valencia1228289-114
16Villarreal122551113-211
17Athletic Bilbao121741319-610
18Leganes12246916-710
19Rayo Vallecano121471425-117
20Huesca121381025-156

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