The Spanish team won the European Championship trophy after defeating the English club in an 11-10 penalty shootout.
Villarreal’s goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli scored the decisive penalty and saved his opponent David de Gea’s attempt. They were in Europe. After a 1-1 draw with their opponents in the UEFA Cup final, they defeated Manchester United 11-10 and won the European Championship.
In the European final held in front of the crowd for the first time in two years during the COVID-19 pandemic, Villarreal survived a difficult second half to win a record fourth championship for coach Unai Emery on Wednesday, bringing Manchester United They have not won any trophies since their Europa League victory in 2017.
Gerard Moreno reached out to Dani Parejo’s free kick and took the ball into De Gea in the 29th minute to open the goal until Manchester United reached the level, when Edinson Cavani was at 55 Min collected Marcus Rashford’s deflected shot and kicked the ball back to the home court.
In the absence of a goal, all the outfield players hit a penalty kick, and Rouli coldly defeated De Gea before defeating the Manchester United goalkeeper’s kick.
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Villarreal participated in their first major final, and coach Emory believes that Manchester United is the most loved because of their longer history. But he urged his team to “keep breaking through barriers” after exiting four semifinals.
Emery is known for diligently studying his opponents. Although Manchester United made a stronger start, his side managed to minimize his advantage, ensuring that Bruno Fernandes was deprived of the danger. Space, and Cavani has almost no room for maneuver.
Their only chance in the first half was Scott McTominay and Luke Shaw’s random shots. Although Villarreal did not fully shine, they took a free kick from Cavani. Got a chance in it.
Raul Albiol (Raul Albiol) blocked Eric Bailly (Eric Bailly) and Moreno (Moreno), let Lindelof (Lindelof) slip in and meet Dani Parejo (Dani) Parejo’s curling ball, which allowed his shot to surpass De Gea.
This is Moreno’s 30th goal this season, seeing him and Giuseppe Rossi become Villarreal’s ever combined scorers.
After the interval, Manchester United continued to maintain the initiative and tied the game with a hasty goal. Rashford emptied against a pile of corpses at the corner and the ball was deflected towards Cavani’s road. The latter hit the ball into the ball. People in the protective net.
The Uruguayan had a half chance to find the winner, and Rashford missed a chance to be gilded, but was offside anyway.
Villarreal barely sniffed the other end until defender Pau Torres had a chance to find a late winner, but failed to keep his shooting opportunities below the standard.
After Emery made all five changes before being full-time, Villarreal performed better in the first half of overtime, while Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Ole Gunnar Solskjaer) The first change was not made until the 100th minute.
The five substitutes he did all got penalties in a fascinating shootout, but De Gea couldn’t help but to go and lost to the fight with his opposite number, Rulli.
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