Villarreal lifted the Europa League trophy after beating Man United in the final 11-10 on penalties as David de Gea couldn’t score for the Red Devils who played 1-1 in normal time, MySportPlug reports.
First Half Report Villarreal 1-0 Man United
Just one goal from the Spanish side in the first half of the encounter was evenly balanced between the two teams who were able to make things happen while going forward.
Man United looked favorite to land the Europa League title as the game opened up with them bossing play and pushing all the right buttons to ensure they took an early lead that failed to come for them.
Villarreal was okay soaking in all the pressure until they took the lead in the 29th minute of the encounter after an amazing play saw Gerard Moreno making it 1-0 against the Premier League side.
More opportunities were seen coming from both teams as the game entered into the last 10 minutes of regular time in the first half with nothing coming out despite them going forward on goal.
Nothing to settle for the Red Devils who needed to pull back level in the match as it ended in the first half with Villarreal 1-0 Man United as they both headed for the break with an advantage to the yellow submarines.
Second Half Report Villarreal 0-1 Man United
More coming in the second half of the encounter which started the good from both teams looking to make things happen as the Europa League title is at stake for both of them.
Villarreal was having it good while they cleared every attempt on goal against them but unfortunately, they couldn’t hold long as Edinson Cavani pulled back level 1-1 in the 55th minute from a loosed ball.
Man United grow into the game as it progressed with them getting the leveler which gave them more confidence which saw them pushing forward to make sure they get the less that was hard to come.
The regular 90 minutes came to an end with Villarreal 1-1 Man United as they both had to go into extra time after both teams couldn’t take the lead and winner.
Extra Time Report Villarreal 0-0 Man United
The game carried on with both teams giving all their best just to make sure they get a chance in taking the lead that kept proving difficult to happen.
The first half of the extra time ended with nothing coming from both teams who were evenly matched and couldn’t break themselves to get the much-needed lead in the final.
Nothing to separate them as they ended things in the extra time with Villarreal 1-1 Man United as they both settled to go for penalty shootouts after playing 120 minutes.
Penalties Shootout Reports Villarreal 11-10 Man United
Both teams were very good and it was like they were all prepared for the penalty kicks which saw them both scoring their first 5 spot-kicks which they converted neatly.
The penalties carried one with them scoring more until it got to them scoring 10 penalties each as they both carry on with one of the best finals ever.
It finally ended with Villarreal 11-10 Man United as the Yellow Submarines wins the Europa League trophy after a record-breaking penalty shootout.
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