Villarreal and Manchester United face in the grand final of the UEFA Europa League. The Yellow Submarine has managed to reach the first final in its history and aspires to win against the English giant.
The first European final of the Villarreal It will not be, far from it, the first of his coach, Unai emery, which has already won three titles in the Europa League consecutively with the Seville and reached a final with him Arsenal, precisely the rival that the Castellón team beat in the semifinals.
It was not easy to beat the English team in the semifinals, where the 2-1 obtained in the Ceramic Stadium allowed the Villarreal resist the result for the second leg (0-0). In this way, Emery will now try to lead the yellow team to European glory.
Villarreal’s path to the final
After beating Dynamo Kiev and Dynamo Zagreb on Round of 16 and quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, the Castellón team wants to make history and win its first title. The Villarreal before the finals he had already reached the semifinals on other occasions in the past, both in the Europa League like that of Chamions League, also before the gunners.
The VillarrealIn addition, it has the incentive that if the champion wins, he will get a place for the next edition of the UEFA champions league. On LaLiga Santander finished in seventh place with 58 points, behind Real Sociedad and Betis, who will play the Europa League. This means that via league the “groguets” right now can only play the next edition of the Conference league, the new European competition of a level below the Europa League.
Gerard Moreno is the great reference of the team, followed by Pau Torres and Raúl Albiol in defense, Dani Parejo in the center of the field or a Samu chukwueze in the band that ensures imbalance. The Villarreal has managed to form a compact block this year that allows him to dream of adding the first title in his history.
In front of Yellow Submarine will be seen at Manchester United, second classified in the Premier League and that during the Europa League has shown to have an overwhelming level, especially in the offensive aspect. Has surpassed the Real Sociedad, to Milan, to Granada Yet the Rome. Therefore, the “red devil” team will face the third Spanish team on their way.
Bruno fernandes He is the team leader on the field, where he is supported by players of tremendous individual quality. It is the case of Edinson cavani up front, in addition to Marcus Rashford, Martin Greenwood, Paul Pogba. Anthony Martial is low due to a long-term injury that will keep you away from the Eurocup also.
David De Gea He is the titular goalkeeper of the Manchester United on the Europa League, so there will be a Spanish duel under the sticks, against Sergio Asenjo in the Villarreal. The English team won the competition in the 2016/2017 edition against Ajax 2-0, so he will try to get his second wound.
When do you play Villarreal – Manchester United?
The game is played today, Wednesday, May 26, at 21.00 hours
Where to see Villarreal – Manchester United?
The encounter can be seen by Movistar Champions League (50), platform channel Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.