UEFA Europa League final – Atletico Madrid v Athletic Bilbao – Live on Channel 5 TV

Europa League

The UEFA Europa League 2011/12 final takes place tonight, live from the National Arena in Bucharest.

Jim Rosenthal is joined by Stan Collymore and Pat Nevin to present Channel 5′s coverage of Atletico Madrid v Athletic Bilbao.

Atletico Madrid overcame Valencia to progress to the final, with a 1-0 win in the semi-final second leg ensuring their passage via a 5-2 aggregate victory.

Athletic Bilbao overturned a 2-1 deficit from the first leg of their clash with Sporting Lisbon, as a late goal from Fernando Llorente saw them win 3-1 on the night and 4-3 overall, ensuring that for the second successive season, the final of this competition would feature two teams from the same domestic league.

The build up begins at 7pm, kick-off 7:45pm with commentary from Dave Woods and Graham Taylor.