Eintracht Frankfurt has clinched the second international title in club history 42 years after winning the UEFA Cup.

The Hessians triumphed in the final of the Europa League in Seville on Wednesday evening 5: 4 on penalties against Glasgow Rangers.

International media commented on the game as follows:


Gazzetta dello Sport:

"Trapp stops the Rangers: Eintracht Frankfurt, undefeated throughout the Europa League, wins thanks to attacking football."

Corriere dello Sport:

"Eintracht have to fight on penalties to celebrate this European success after 42 years.

The duel between two big outsiders ends with a missed shot by ex-Juve star Ramsey, the German party can start in Seville.”


"Eintracht is the team with more quality that deserved to win.

Above all, the Kostic-Borre duo is crucial.”

Corriere della Sera:

“Seville will become a battlefield for the fans of the two clubs, with scrambles in different parts of the city.

In the stadium, the Frankfurters are having a big party at the end of an unspectacular game in which Eintracht’s defense makes too many mistakes.”

La Repubblica:

“Ramsey condemns Rangers.

His mistake will cost the Scots victory.”

Great Britain

The Telegraph:

'Aaron Ramsey misses the crucial penalty in a shoot-out as Rangers suffer a heart attack in the Europa League final'

Daily Mail:

"It ended in heartbreak but what an outstanding journey Rangers have made in Europe this season...those who were there at Seville will have stories to tell for years to come."

The Sun:

"Rangers' fairytale run across Europe ended in debacle after Aaron Ramsey missed the crucial penalty against Eintracht Frankfurt."

The Scottish Sun:

Cruella Sevilla.

Rangers fail at last hurdle after losing on penalties”

The Guardian:

“Across the Sánchez Pizjuán stadium, Eintracht fans roared after an extraordinary, unexpected run.

Rangers fans, on the other hand, fell silent for the first time.

But those who stayed applauded the players who had given it their all and were broken at the loss of a golden opportunity.

They had waited fifty years for a European trophy;

who knows how long they'll have to wait for another chance."



“Trapp ensures the Europa League title on penalties.

In the house of the Europa League king, harmony is crowned.

Borre also became the match winner.

Trapp brings the title with his saves in extra time and on penalties.

Germany now has five teams in the Champions League.”


“Borres Europa League: The Colombian striker leveled the game after Rangers had taken the lead and converted the crucial penalty.

Trapp saves Ramsey's penalty.

Frankfurt's sensational season in Europe, these guys have won the hearts of many football fans in Europe.

Eintracht showed mentality, character and that the team is better at football.

A great success not only for Eintracht, but also for German football.

Oliver Glasner rises to the Olympus of great trainers.”


“Rangers are losing another final this century after losing to Zenit St.Petersburg in 2008.

FC Barcelona's executioner in the quarterfinals holds the Europa League trophy in the sky.

Kevin Trapp and Rafael Borre were the crucial players in the key moments of the final.”

El Mundo Deportivo:

"The Rangers had the success at the end of extra time on foot.

Eintracht completes their unbelievable run in the Europa League.

Eintracht stayed true to their style of football in the final.

The name Borre is now written in gold letters.”

Estadio Deportivo:

"Sevilla was up to par.

Trapp and Borre are the heroes.

Eintracht gets the pot at the home of the six-time Europa League winner.

Eintracht finds Europa League glory on penalties.

Eintracht is back after 42 years.”

El Pais:

"Colombians Borré crowns Eintracht in Europa League final"



"European Cup triumph for Oliver Glasner."


"Magnificent hour for Glasner and Eintracht Frankfurt."


De Volkskrant:

“During the game, Giovanni van Bronckhorst dreamed of winning the European Cup several times.

His Rangers didn't manage to win the Europa League after all.

In Seville, Eintracht Frankfurt was too strong on penalties.

The Scottish and German clubs have surpassed themselves this year in Europe.”