The 2022 UEFA Europa League final was the end of the 2021–22 season. It was the 51st time this important European soccer tournament happened. The game was on May 18, 2022, at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium in Seville, Spain. The teams playing were Eintracht Frankfurt from Germany and Rangers from Scotland. The match was meant to be in Hungary but got moved to Spain because of the rescheduling of a previous final.
Eintracht Frankfurt won the final after a very close game. The score was 1-1, so they had to do a penalty shootout, and Eintracht Frankfurt won 5-4. This victory was the second time Eintracht Frankfurt had won the UEFA Cup/Europa League, making them a strong team in European football. Winning also meant they could play against the winner of the UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid, in the 2022 UEFA Super Cup. They also got a spot in the 2022–23 UEFA Champions League, showing how well they played.
The final was held in Seville, Spain, which was a big deal for the city and the stadium. The stadium has a history of hosting important games, making it a special place for soccer fans.
Eintracht Frankfurt’s journey to the final showed how determined they were. Their manager, Oliver Glasner, did a great job leading the team. Rangers also played well, showing their commitment to excellence. Their manager, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, did a great job too, adding to the team’s success. The match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers was part of their long-standing rivalry, showing the intense spirit of European club football.