The 2011 UEFA Europa League Final was the final match of the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League, the 40th season of UEFA's secondary club football tournament, and the 2nd season since it was renamed from UEFA Cup to UEFA Europa League. The match was played at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, on 18 May 2011.
For the first time, two Portuguese teams, Porto and Braga, contested a major European competition final. Porto won 1–0 and secured their second UEFA Cup trophy, following a successful appearance in the 2003 UEFA Cup Final. The man of the match was Colombian striker Radamel Falcao, who scored the winning goal and further cemented his 2010–11 UEFA Europa League top scorer tally with a tournament record of 17 goals.
As the winners, Porto played against the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League winners, Barcelona, in the 2011 UEFA Super Cup, which was held on 26 August 2011 at the Stade Louis II in Monaco. Porto were beaten 2–0.
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