Sevilla triumph on penalties - Europa League final in pictures

All the best images from Thursday's clash in Turin as the curse of Bela Guttman continued for Benfica following their shootout defeat
Goal selects the best imagery from the Europa League final as Sevilla overcame Benfica on penalties to claim their third Europa League title.

Benfica fans outnumbered their opponents' support and were in fine voice before kick off

A packed Juventus Stadium hosted its first European cup final

Football royalty attended as Antonio Conte was joined by Sir Alex Ferguson for the match

The game got underway with Sevilla and Benfica going head-to-head for the Europa League trophy

There wasn't much between the teams as some heavy challenges went flying in

Rakitic was the architect but no-one was there to meet this in-swinger

Ezequiel Garay was denied thanks to a good save from Beto at his near post

Carlos Bacca felt he had earned a penalty as Luisao wrestled him to the floor

Benfica thought they deserved their own spot-kick when Nicolas Gaitan was tripped in the area

Beto made some impressive saves as Benfica created the clearer chances but the game remained goalless

Another chance went begging for Benfica as Garay headed over the bar from close range

As the game went into extra-time, Rakitic sent Bacca racing clear but the Colombian's shot drifted wide

The teams couldn't be separated after extra-time and the game went to a penalty shoot-out

Lima stepped up and convered the first penalty for Benfica

Benfica's second spot-kick by Oscar Cardozo was saved by Beto after Bacca had scored for Sevilla

M'Bia scored Sevilla's second penalty and Beto produced another fine save from Rodrigo

Coke scored Sevilla's third penalty to put them two goals in front

And when Kevin Gameiro converted Sevilla's fourth and final spot-kick the celebrations began

Devastation for Benfica who lost an eighth European final as the curse of Bela Guttman continues

Sevilla, on the other hand, celebrated a third Uefa Cup/Europa League title in just nine years