Villarreal vs Man United
23 Nov 2021
11:15 PM IST | [UTC +5:30]
⭕ Villarreal XI : Rulli; Foyth, Albiol, Pau Torres, Estupiñán; Trigueros, Moi Gómez, Parejo, Capoue; Pino, Danjuma
⭕ Man United XI : De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles; McTominay, Fred; Sancho, Van de Beek, Martial; Ronaldo
👥 Bench: Heaton, Henderson, Dalot, Bailly, Fernandes, Mata, Matic, Amad, Rashford.
⭕FT : Villarreal | 0 - 2 | Man United
78' | 0 - 1 | Cristiano Ronaldo
90' | 0 - 2 | Jadon Sancho
⭕ Match Preview
Prediction Villarreal vs Manchester United, There is a Champions League action that occurred on Wednesday morning when Villarreal will face Manchester United.
Villarreal, following on from previous results, will be hoping for more of the same after their 1-0 La Liga win over Getafe.
In that match, Villarreal had 67% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target.
The only player to score for Villarreal is Manu Trigueros (10′). Getafe CF had 5 tries on target with 2 on target.
Unai Emery's Villarreal have scored a total of 11 goals in their last half a dozen games.
The tally of the corresponding goals that have been scored against them in the same time is 8.
Since being beaten in their last game against Manchester City in the Premier League competition, Manchester United and their traveling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Manchester United had 32% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
Manchester United's goalscorer is Eric Bailly (7' Own goal). Manchester City made 16 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Bernardo Silva (45′) is the goalscorer for Manchester City.
Showing their bias towards high-scoring encounters, goals have been celebrated 25 times in the previous six matches in which Manchester United have sent their squad, bringing it to an average of 4.17 goals per game. The opposing team has managed 15 of these goals. We'll have to see if that trend will continue in this game or not.
Often there is a draw between the two sides. In their head to head clashes since 14/09/2005, fans have seen 5 of them. That's a very high 83 percent of games that complete all squares.
Those matches are also notable for their low goal tally, with a total of 5 goals between them combined.
The previous league match between these clubs was the Champions League match day 2 on 29/09/2021 which ended with the final score of Manchester United 2-1 Villarreal.
In that match, Manchester United managed to control 56% possession and 14 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. The goalscorers are Alex Telles (60′) and Cristiano Ronaldo (95′).
On the other hand, Villarreal got 15 shots on goal with 7 of them on target. Paco Alcacer (53') scores a goal.
This match was led by Felix Zwayer.
Villarreal manager Unai Emery has the full complement, with no fitness issues to speak of ahead of this clash with a completely healthy group to choose from.
With a completely injury-free team ready to play, Manchester United boss Ole Solskjær had absolutely no fitness issues before this game.
Cristiano Ronaldo is considered one of the best football players in the world.
The Portuguese star was born on 5 February 1985 in Funchal, Madeira and he played for clubs like Andorinha, Nacional and Sporting during his youth career.
CR7 made his Sporting debut in the Primeira Liga on 7 October 2002, scoring twice in a 3–0 win over Moreirense.
Manchester United scouts saw him and one year later he joined the Old Trafford outfit. Ronaldo became the most expensive teenager in Premier League history and he received the number 7.
He quickly established himself as a key player of the team and it should be noted that he won three Premier League trophies in a row with the Red Devils (2006/2007, 2007/2008, 2008/2009).
In 2008 he helped the Old Trafford outfit beat Chelsea in the Champions League final, scoring goals for Alex Ferguson's men in regular time.
Ronaldo joined Real Madrid in 2009 and he helped the Spanish giants with two Champions League trophies.
In 2016 he won the European Championship trophy with Portugal. The Real Madrid star has two Golden Ball awards (2013, 2014).
Villarreal CF was founded on 10 March 1923. In 1998 Villarreal made it to the Primera Division for the first time in the club's history.
After 1 season the club could not stay in the league and went to the Segunda Division.
In recent years Villarreal developed into a stable club in the Primera Division.
This first European success came in 2003/2004 where the club made it to the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup.
In 2004/2005 Villarreal finished 3rd in the Primera Division standings which was a highlight for the club.
The biggest success came in 2006 when Villarreal made it to the semifinals of the Champions League.
In the semi-finals the club lost by only 1 goal difference against runners up Arsenal. Former known players for Villarreal are: Riquelme, Tomasson, Fernandez, Forlan and Pires.
Our assessment here is that Villarreal will have to work hard as a team to score against this Manchester United side which we think will have the advantage.
Having said that, we liked a good fight with a 0-1 win for Manchester United at the end of the game.
Predicted Score Villarreal vs Manchester United: 0-1