By Football Italian staff WriterItalians De La Rey have reached the final of the UEFA Champions Leagues Europa League group stages.

The two-time winners of the Europa League, who finished sixth in the group, will face off against Italian side Sampdoria in the final.

In the group stage, De La Roux will face Roma, Inter Milan and Fiorentina.

Sampdoria are without captain Andrea Pirlo for the trip to Italy.

The last time De La Résue were defeated in the Europa Leagues group stage was in 2013, when they beat Fiorendina 2-1 in the third round.

Italy are currently fifth in Group A, two points ahead of fifth-placed Spartak Moscow.