Juve’s adventure in the Europa League in Andalusia came to an abrupt end this week. The Bianconeri traveled to Seville in hopes of securing a spot in the final, but an extra time winner from Erik Lamela sent the Spaniards to Budapest.
As well as securing a trophy plus and a spot in next season’s Champions League edition, Juventus are also missing out on some extra prize money they would have collected in the final.
So how much money have the Italians made from their campaign in Europe’s secondary club tournament?
According to Calcio and Finance through ilBianconeroJuventus have poured just over 10 million euros into their Europa League campaign.
As we all know, the prize money of the league pales in comparison to the Champions League.
The Bianconeri started their European season in UCL, but a disastrous group stage campaign saw them narrowly beat Maccabi Haifa for a third-place finish that sent them to the Europa League.
Juventus managed to knock out Nantes in the play-off round before falling to Freiburg in the Round of 16 and then Sporting Lisbon in the quarter-finals, but an encounter with Europa League winners Sevilla in the semi-finals proved the Old Man’s curse to be a lady.
While the first leg in Turin ended in a 1-1 draw, the Andalusians secured a 2-1 win at home after extra time.
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