Sevilla labored their European magic but once more to carry the trophy for a record-extending seventh time, handing Mourinho his first defeat in six European finals.
After an unspectacular match ended 1-1 following additional time, Sevilla ruthlessly punished the Italians within the shootout, with Gonzalo Montiel firing residence the successful spot kick, simply as he did for Argentina within the World Cup remaining in opposition to France.
It was a tense and ill-tempered remaining from the beginning on Wednesday, with each benches repeatedly protesting Taylor’s choices and the referee was pressured so as to add nearly half-hour of stoppage time.
Roma’s bench had been livid that Erik Lamela was not proven a second yellow card for a foul and their anger was compounded when the previous Tottenham winger went on to attain within the shootout.
Mourinho was booked in the direction of the top of additional time and later accused Taylor of “seeming Spanish”.
“Subsequent yr we gained’t be enjoying the Champions League and that’s an excellent factor as a result of we’re not made for it,” Mourinho advised reporters.
“And let’s hope that Taylor solely officiates video games within the Champions League and does the identical bull— there that he did tonight, and never within the Europa League.”
“It was an intense, vibrant recreation with a referee who appeared Spanish. It was yellow, yellow, yellow on a regular basis.”