Porto won its third trophy of the season, adding the UEFA Europa League to its Portuguese league and Super Cup titles with a 1-0 victory over Sporting Braga in the final in Dublin, Ireland. Falcao scored the goal — his 17th the competition — to help make 33-year-old manager Andre Villas-Boas the youngest coach to win a UEFA competition.
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