Manchester United are taking part in for his or her first trophy since 2017 after they face Spanish membership Villarreal CF within the 2021 Europa League final in Gdansk, Poland. It could be their eighth European trophy and second Europa League title.
Villarreal, who completed seventh in La Liga, are of their first-ever main European cup final and so they’re coached by Unai Emery, who would change into the winningest coach in Europa League historical past with a victory.
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Manchester United vs. Villarreal live updates & highlights
ET / a hundred and fifth min: Villarreal had been the higher facet within the first interval of additional time. Only quarter-hour left earlier than the penalty kick shootout.
ET / one centesimal min: Villarreal fireplace two warning photographs by way of Moreno and Alcacer. Meanwhile, Fred is available in for a visibly fatigued Mason Greenwood. That’s Man United’s 1st sub.
ET / 96th min: Both groups are taking part in it secure for now. Still no subs by Manchester United.
92nd+ min: Pau Torres with the final good likelihood of the match in regulation. He tries to twist it into the highest left nook, however misses by a couple of toes. We’re headed to 30-minute additional time.
87th min: SUBS – Unai Emery now brings in contemporary legs for each fullback spots with Moreno and Gaspar on for Pedraza and Foyth. All 5 subs made for Villarreal. They’ll have another in additional time. Good strikes by Emery along with his facet fading as the sport has progressed.
eighty fifth min: CARD – And now it is Villarreal’s Foyth who’s proven a card for a sliding deal with on Luke Shaw. Dangerous set piece for Man United fizzles out.
82nd min: CARD – Bailly goes into the books for an arm within the face of Alcacer who was operating onto the ball. The set piece alternative is wasted.
76th min: SUBS – Two straight corners for Villarreal to interrupt the Man United momentum. And two extra subs coming for the vast midfield spots: The veteran Paco Alcacer (for Pino) and Moi Gomez (for Trigueros) will give the staff some contemporary legs.
72nd min: Manchester United are clearly the staff most probably to attain. They get to Villarreal’s field with ease. The newest menace: a Cavani header on a cross drilled in by Luke Shaw.
seventieth min: Marcus Rashford misses an unbelievable likelihood in entrance of purpose, however fortunately for him the offside flag went up.
sixtieth min: SUB – With Villarreal struggling to regain their composure, Unai Emery brings in midfielder Coquelin rather than a ahead, Bacca. It’ll be Moreno on their own up high for the Yellow Submarine.
fifty fifth min: GOAL! And on that nook kick, it is an equalizer for Edinson Cavani and Manchester United! 1-1. Rashford fires the ball again into the field and Cavani is the primary to pounce.
54th min: CARD – Villarreal’s Capoue will get a yellow card for flattening Bruno Fernandes. McTominay earns a nook from the ensuing set piece.
52nd min: VAR examine for a possible penalty for contact within the field on Mason Greenwood. It was by no means a penalty and nothing was given.
forty eighth min: First massive likelihood of the second half falls to Villarreal! Off one other set piece. The ball simply wanted a contact within the field, however Man United clear.
forty seventh min: Second half is underway. No adjustments. Expect the same script to unfold within the second half. We’ll see what tweaks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will make.
Halftime: Villarreal go into the lockers with a shock lead. Manchester United began sturdy, however Villarreal stood tall. They picked their moments to push into the assault and gained a handful of nook kicks and a set piece which led to the Moreno purpose. Expert efficiency from the Spanish facet.
forty fourth min: Sitting on a one-goal lead, Villarreal are content material to sit down again and soak up the stress. Man United cannot discover a manner by way of.
twenty ninth min: GOAL Villarreal! On a fantastic Dani Parejo curling free kick, high scorer Gerard Moreno applies the contact to get it previous DeGea. That’s Moreno’s thirtieth purpose of the season.
twenty third min: Rabona cross by Carlos Bacca, however Villarreal’s Pau Torres cannot get round to move on body.
twenty second min: Brief reprieve for Villarreal with two straight corners on the opposite finish. And they took PLENTY of time to take every.
twentieth min: Left again Luke Shaw whips the ball throughout the six-yard field however nobody’s there to offer it a contact. Dangerous likelihood. The Man United fullbacks are excessive up the sector and Villarreal have been pinned in their very own finish.
sixteenth min: First actual assault by Villarreal ends in a nook, however Trigueros, unmarked on the far put up, cannot put the ball on body.
thirteenth min: Villarreal again to 11 males on the sector after Foyth reenters at proper again along with his head bandaged up.
ninth min: Ugly tumble by Villarreal’s Juan Foyth, who slams his face nto Pogba’s knee. They’ll attempt to cease the bleeding on the sideline.
seventh min: First shot belongs to Man United’s McTominay and it fizzes nicely vast left. They nearly capitalized on a Villarreal giveaway.
1st min: We’re formally underway.
2:52 p.m. ET: Everyone’s prepared for this one to kick off.
2:19 p.m. ET: Somewhat style of the ambiance in Gdansk.
2 p.m. ET: Lineups are out (see full lineups beneath). No Harry Maguire (bench) for Man United, however it’s an attack-minded beginning XI with Mason Greenwood in for Fred. No surprises for Villarreal.
📊Man Utd’s youngest European Final Line-ups
26y 139d v Benfica (1968)
26y 158d v Villarreal (Tonight)
27y 188d v Ajax (2017)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is the youngest supervisor to take cost of Man Utd in a European Final aged 48y 88d pic.twitter.com/cmE3Ml8x4E
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) May 26, 2021
12:29 p.m. ET: The stage is ready in Gdansk.
10:54 a.m. ET: Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson flew with the staff to Gdansk. We’ll seemingly see loads of SAF on the match broadcast.
Manchester United vs. Villarreal beginning lineups
Official beginning lineups comply with beneath:
Starting lineup (4-3-3, left to proper): #1 David De Gea — #23 Luke Shaw, #2 Victor Lindelof, #3 Eric Bailly, #29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka — #6 Paul Pogba, #39 Scott McTominay — #10 Marcus Rashford, #18 Bruno Fernandes, #11 Mason Greenwood — #7 Edinson Cavani
Available Subs: #26 Dean Henderson, #5 Harry Maguire, #8 Juan Mata, #17 Fred, #19 Amad, #21 Daniel James, #27 Alex Telles, #31 Nemanja Matic, #33 Brandon Williams, #34 Donny van de Beek, #38 Axel Tuanzebe, #56 Anthony Elanga, #74 Shola Shoretire
Unavailable: #4 Phil Jones (knee), #9 Anthony Martial (knee)
Starting lineup (4-4-2, left to proper): #13 Geronimo Rulli — #24 Alfonso Pedraza, #4 Pau Torres, #3 Raul Albiol (captain), #8 Juan Foyth — #14 Manu Trigueros, #25 Etienne Capoue, #5 Dani Parejo, #30 Yeremy Pino — #9 Carlos Bacca, #7 Gerard Moreno
Available Subs: #1 Sergio Asenjo (GK), #2 Mario Gaspar, #6 Ramiro Funes Mori, #12 Dani Raba, #15 Pervis Estupinan, #17 Paco Alcacer, #18 Alberto Moreno, #19 Francis Coquelin, #20 Ruben Pena, #21 Jaume Costa, #23 Moi Gomez, #34 Fer Nino
Unavailable: #10 Vicente Iborra (left ACL), #11 Samuel Chukwueze (left quad)
How to look at the Europa League final in USA
- Time: 3 p.m. ET / Noon PT
- TV channel: CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)
- Live stream: Paramount+, fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- Spanish-language TV: UniMas, TUDN Deportes
CBS Sports Network, UniMas and TUDN will carry the 2021 UEFA Europa League final and each networks can be found by way of fuboTV’s 7-day free trial .