UEFA Europa League final: Villarreal vs Manchester United previous meetings

Check out how Villarreal measure up against UEFA Europa League final opponents Manchester United and the quirk of their past encounters.

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UEFA Europa League final: Villarreal vs Manchester United previous meetings

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Past gatherings in UEFA rivalry 

The clubs have confronted each other multiple times throughout the long term, in the UEFA Champions League bunch stage in 2005/06 and 2008/09. Astoundingly, their gatherings are yet to summon an objective, however there has been no deficiency of show, with red cards and the woodwork hit with routineness. 

14/09/2005 Villarreal 0-0 Manchester United 

There were chances at the two closures before Wayne Rooney's shipping off halfway during that time half swung things in support of Villarreal. The Yellow Submarine couldn't discover the leap forward, however, Marcos Senna's late free-kick skimming the bar. 

22/11/2005 Manchester United 0-0 Villarreal 

Wayne Rooney effervesced for a United side acclimating to existence without Roy Keane, yet couldn't forestall an outcome that left the Red Devils' expectations yet to be determined. Rout by Benfica next break fixed their destiny; Villarreal won the gathering.

17/09/2008 Manchester United 0-0 Villarreal 

Manuel Pellegrini's guests hit the woodwork through Guille Franco's second-half shot and 20-year-old Jonny Evans' late header additionally returned off the casing of the objective as the sides started off their missions with another goalless draw. 

25/11/2008 Villarreal 0-0 Manchester United 

Regardless of Cristiano Ronaldo's earnest attempts – including a half-volley that shook the bar – and Joan Capdevila's late red card, there was no chance to get through indeed. The two sides fixed advancement to the round of 16 with a game to save. 

Played for the two clubs 

Eric Bailly Villarreal 2015–16; Manchester United 2016– 

Diego Forlán Manchester United 2002–04; Villarreal 2004–07 

Giuseppe Rossi Manchester United 2004–07; Villarreal 2007–13 

Antonio Valencia Villarreal 2005–08; Manchester United 2009–19


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