Italian giants Inter Milan qualified for the Europa League finals after an emphatic 5-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in the second semi-final on Monday night. 

Antonio Conte’s side will now meet Sevilla in the Friday night final at the Stadion Köln. 

At the Düsseldorf Arena in Dusseldorf, Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku grabbed a brace each, while Danilo D’Ambrosio scored the other in a hugely dominant performance that was dogged by costly mistakes from the Ukrainian side.

The Argentine gave Milan the opener on the 19th minute, getting to the end of an inch-perfect Nicolo Barella cross to easily head into the net with the keeper beaten for his 20th goal of the season. 

It was also the first time that two Inter Milan players have scored more than 20 goals in a single season since 2004/05. 

Danilo D’Ambrosio then doubled Inter Milan’s lead on the 64th minute, heading from a corner for a 2-0 lead. 

Martinez and Lukaku then scored two goals in a space of four minutes to finally take the tie away from the Ukrainians.  

First, Martinez latched on a beautiful ball to expertly score from the edge of the box after the Donetsk defenders lost the ball deep in their half. 

Lukaku then scored his 32nd goal of the season in all competitions on the 74th minute with a powerful strike after yet another mistake from the defenders. 

The Belgian was not done though as he struck his 33rd and Inter’s fifth on the night on the 84th minute to add gloss to further the scoreline. 

Shakhtar had no answer for Inter Milan’s brilliance, and could not grab even a consolation as they bid the competition. 

Inter Mian will now face Sevilla, who saw off Man United 2-1 on Sunday night. 


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