Xabi Alonso determined to get to Europa League final

Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso expressed his side’s determination to beat Roma in the upcoming return leg and advance to the EL final.

In his post-match reaction following Bayer’s 1-1 draw with Stuttgart, Alonso addressed the highly anticipated match on Thursday night.

“We want to secure sixth place in the league, but first and foremost we want to achieve a great objective on Thursday,” Xabi Alonso told reporters.

“We want the Europa League final,” he added.