Villarreal beat Manchester United to win the Europa League for the first time

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Villarreal beat Manchester United to win the Europa League for the first time
Villarreal beat Manchester United to win the Europa League for the first time
27 May, 09:38Sport
On May 26, at the Energa Gdansk stadium in Gdansk, Poland, the final meeting of the Europa League took place, in which Villarreal and Manchester United fought. The match ended with the score 1: 1. The winner was determined by a penalty shootout - 11:10, the Spaniards were stronger.

Villarreal striker Gerard Moreno opened the scoring in the 30th minute, crossing the ball from the free kick into the English goal. Manchester United striker Edison Cavani responded, scoring early in the second half after a corner.

The teams failed to score in extra time.

In an unusually long penalty shootout, the Spaniards were more accurate - 11:10. Manchester goalkeeper David De Gea did not score the decisive goal.

This is how Villarreal won the Europa League for the first time.

It's worth reminding that in the semifinals of the tournament, the Spaniards defeated London's Arsenal, and Manchester United was stronger than Roma.

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