Atletico Madrid claimed their third Europa League triumph in nine years with a 3-0 victory over Marseille as Antoine Griezmann scored twice in Wednesday’s final in Lyon.
Atletico Madrid’s French forward Antoine Griezmann (C) celebrates their victory past Atletico Madrid’s Ghanaian midfielder Thomas (L) after winning the UEFA Europa League final football match between Olympique de Marseille and Club Atletico de Madrid at the Parc OL stadium in Decines-Charpieu, near Lyon on May 16, 2018.
Atletico won 3-0. / AFP PHOTO
Atletico, who also won the competition in 2010 and 2012, took control as Griezmann scored in either half before Gabi’s late third ended Marseille’s hopes of becoming the first French team to win a European trophy for 22 years.