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Sevilla book semi-final with Man Utd thanks to late win over Wolves

Wolves have been knocked out of the Europa League at the quarter-final stage by Sevilla.

Lucas Ocampos' 88th minute header was enough for the five-time champions to book a semi-final meeting with Manchester United.

The English side had a glorious chance to take the lead after 13 minutes but Raul Jimenez had his penalty saved.

Sevilla dominated the second-half of play, barely allowing Wolves to enter the 18-yard-box, and they finally found a breakthrough with two minutes remaining.

Ever Banega clipped in a teasing cross to met Ocampos, who continued his terrific season with a precise header past Rui Patricio.

The Andalusian side will play United in Dusseldorf on Monday as they aim to win their sixth Europa League crown.

For Wolves, their 59-game season is now over and they will not have the chance to play European football next season.

Despite the loss, Nuno Espirito Santo's side can hold their heads up high after reaching their first European quarter-final since 1972.

Speaking after the game, skipper Conor Coady said: "It's tough, a tough one to take. It will take a long time to get over but every single player has left everyting on that pitch all year. We are gutted.

"We started terrific, we put no blame on Raul Jimenez, he scores so many goals for us. We should not have conceded. We have lost to a top-class side. We pushed them.

"We had a sucker punch, we wanted to try and do something special. More than ever we want to be back, the competition is amazing and if anyone says otherwise they are wrong.

"We didn't want to make up the numbers and we got to the last eight which is an incredible achievement for a team that was in the Championship three years ago.

"I am proud of every single person that is involved in this club."

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