Manchester United will play against Villarreal on May 27,2021 in the UEFA Europa League 2020-21 Final. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Unai Emery will be against each other in the big showdown.
Villarreal and Manchester United have clashed four times till date. All four meetings have been in the Champions League and interestingly, all of those matches have ended as goalless draws.
This will be Unai Emery’s 5th Europa League final. He has won the competition three times (2014, 2015, 2016).
This will be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first major tournament final as manager of Manchester United. He has now become the first person to reach a major European Cup final as both a player and manager for Man United.
Despite being favorites to win the UEFA Europa League 2020-21, Manchester United will have to play it safe, keeping in view, Villarreal manager Unai Emery’s record in the competition.
Villarreal vs Manchester United Match Details
Competition : UEFA Europa League 2020-21 Final
Date : May 27, 2021
Time : 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue : Gdansk Stadium (Stadion Energa) Gdansk, Poland
Villarreal vs Manchester United Probable Starting Lineups
Villarreal Predicted XI (4-4-2): Sergio Asenjo; Alfonso Pedraza, Pau Torres, Raul Albiol, Mario Gaspar; Etienne Capoue, Dani Parejo, Manuel Trigueros; Yeremi Pino, Gerard Moreno, Carlos Bacca
Manchester United Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Luke Shaw, Fred, Scott McTominay; Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba; Edinson Cavani