Manchester United vs Villarreal

Manchester United vs Villarreal


Manchester United vs Villarreal

Summary

  • Manchester United are still looking for their first Champions League win this season
  • Will Ronaldo inspire Manchester United to win against Villarreal?
  • Ole Gunnar redemption against Villarreal and to whom should Manchester United penalty duties fall?

Manchester United vs Villarreal Detailed News

Manchester United is coming to this fixture with the higher chances of winning, although they have been in poor form losing three games out of their last five games. Manchester United have lost their last consecutive matches 1-0 each against west ham which saw them knocked out of the Carabao cup and against Aston villa whereby we all witnessed Bruno Fernandes sky a penalty that would have rescued them a point. On their Champions League campaign, Manchester United kicked off the season with a loss to Young boys at the stoppage time and a win against their stubborn opponents Villarreal will ensure their hopes of staying in the Champions League.

Manchester United vs Villarreal


Both Manchester United and Villarreal have met recently last season in the Europa League final whereby the result was a stalemate and saw Villarreal win 11-10 on penalties, De Gea missing the only penalty of the day. Villarreal on the other hand has only won one match out of their five matches in La Liga and come in the Champions League match against Manchester United as the underdogs. Villarreal is without their main man Moreno that has been sublined due to injury issues. The match between Man United and Villarreal will be interesting to watch as the player to watch, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to begin alongside his Portuguese teammate Bruno Fernandes as well as Paul Pogba. A few names would not be taking part in the anticipated match of which include Maguire, Rashford, Wan Bissaka, and Moreno.

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Villarreal is looking dangerous as they drew with Atalanta 2-2, in their first Champions League match, with the player to watch being Danjuma, that has recently been in good form netting thrice in the last six games for Villarreal. Manchester United is looking for revenge for last season, as they look to clean up their Champions League campaign and record their first Champions League win this season as well as Villarreal. Ole Gunnar can be offered a lifeline by winning this game as his form has been recently poor and should improve. Villarreal as the winners of last season’s Europa League, their odds for winning is slightly improved although Manchester United with Ronaldo is expected to take the win.



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