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Benfica to meet Sevilla in Europa League final

Updated 2204 GMT (0604 HKT) May 1, 2014
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Juve's fans were in full voice before their Europa League semifinal with Benfica, the Italian side trailing 2-1 from the first leg. OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Veteran Benfica defender Luisao clears Arturo Vidal's header off the line to keep the score at 0-0 as Juve pushed hard for the goal they needed. OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Carlos Tevez narrowly fails to connect with a right-wing cross as Benfica breathe a sigh of relief. OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Benfica's Enzo Perez is shown a red card by referee Mark Clattenburg, giving Juve renewed hope with 20 minutes to go. OLIVIER MORINAFP/GETTY IMAGES
But Benfica held on and it was their players who celebrated booking a return to the Europa League final at the same stadium on May 14. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Valencia trailed fellow Spaniards Sevilla 2-0 from the first leg but after an early Sofiane Feghouli goal, forward Jonas' header finds the net via the crossbar and a touch from Sevilla goalkeeper Beto to level the tie. JAIME REINA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
Valencia's French defender Jeremy Mathieu celebrates after putting Valencia 3-2 up on aggregate and within touching distance of the final. JAIME REINA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
But Stephane Mbia's last-gasp header leveled the match at 3-3 and sent Sevilla through to the final on away goals. David Ramos/Getty Images