Atalanta won the Europa League through Lookman’s hat-trick. It is their second trophy after Coppa Italian 61 years ago.

Ademola Lookman made a brilliant back-post run to give Atalanta an early lead with a well-taken finish (12′), Lookman doubled that lead with a sublime strike after nutmegging Granit Xhaka (26′).

The Atalanta forward then completely his hat-trick with a devastating left-footed strike (76′)

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Atalanta’s Greatest Night

Winning the Europa League is:

  • Atalanta’s second major trophy of all-time
  • Their first major trophy in 61 years
  • Their first European trophy

Their only other major honour was the Coppa Italia in 1963.

Leverkusen’s Magical Run Finally Ends

Tonight’s defeat marks:

  • Leverkusen’s first loss of the season
  • This is their first time conceding three goals this season
  • Only the second time this season they were shut out (after a 0-0 draw on January 27)
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