EL L Europa League Final

Villareal 1:1 Manchester United

Post-match discussion


Wed, 26 May 2021

Lucky McLuckerson

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Villareal 1:0 Man Utd - Moreno (29')

Villareal 1:1 Man Utd - Cavani (55')
 

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Can't complain putting away that amount of penalites.
If anyone gunna miss I'd rather it be De Gea than any of the youngsters, he can take it.
 

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Ole fecked this one up.
 

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Absolutely diabolical managerial display from Solskjaer. He shat the bed in a major cup game again and let the players down.
 

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Deserved. Felt nothing during penalties because I don’t understand so much of today, that extra time in particular was remarkable. Ole got it wrong tonight and this is a painful moment.
 

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Complete tactical ineptitude, he's had 20 days to prepare and on that showing he should be shown the door.
 

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That's absolutely gutting. Poor game management, Rashford should have been hooked. It feels like no football happened there and then some weird penalties and its done.

We needed that trophy
 

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Gutted. Europa League and all that... but feck we needed to win that. Absolutely gutted. Don't know where Ole goes from here. Ending without a trophy this season is horrible.
 

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3 shots on target in 120 minutes. Can't complain about not winning. Didn't do enough.
 

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Better team won. We both had a game plan and theirs came out trumps.
 

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Gave it a go, just couldnt get it over the line. Ole got the line up right and kept his best team out, can't fault them for the pens either
 

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Imagine not saving 11 pens, and then missing the key pen yourself.

You can't make it up.
 

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Unlucky. Villareal's penalties were mint (so were ours btw). Only one team can win the trophy.

So disappointed we switched off in extra time.
 

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I have no idea why Ole did not attempt to win the game in 90 mins.
No subs.
Penalties is no good for English teams. I know this. And I don't know why Ole doesn't.
In any case, the EL trophy is notoriously difficult to win. We made the final, so it's a decent stab at the competition.
 

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Shuffle your way back to Spain, De Gea, you fecking joke of a keeper.

Go back to Molde, Solksjaer, you fecking coward.
 

MiracleInMadrid

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Well, a whole other level of embarrassment unlocked.. De Gea doing all sorts of mind tricks at every single penalty kock while being nowhere near any of them.
 

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Would have subbed De Gea as a strategy. Ah well. We should have won it in regular time. So I don't blame David.
 

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Everyone and his dog knows De Gea can't save penalties for toffee, but there's just no excuse for not putting Sangria Stoke away with 120 minutes to do it.
 

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Ole cost us. Rashford was a passenger the entire 120 minutes, but anyone who's watched us recently could have anticipated that. Then to not make a single sub until extra time is just terrible management.
 

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It should never have gotten to penalties in the first place. We were poor and Villareal just played for penalties from the get go. But we were very poor.

Done well penalty wise to score ten of them i think. But poor overall, in what should have been a match we should win by 2 goals.
 

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Dave has some kind of hold over the club or something. It's clear the guy cannot save pens. You have to be ruthless and put Henderson in the goal - not worry about De Gea's feelings. It's a cup game, and everyone knows you might get a pen shootout. Just play the goal keeper who will give you the best chance.

Love Ole but this was a shit move.

Anyway it is what it is.
 

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I have no words... apart from those few, and these...
 

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good job to villareal on the penos. embarrassing outing from them otherwise

we had a very positive second half i though, totally dominant and missed some easy chances.

the game fell apart in extra time, just not enough in the tank, then the subs broke any flow we had. really need some options off the bench, the calibre of player chelsea and city can bring up in their front 4.

ah really hard to take vs such a negative side, but the story of our season in many ways, it was one come back too many and teams will always be able to shithouse their way to a draw in europe
 

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You need some balls to manage United and he left on the worst penalty saver I can think of. Say what you like about LVG, he brought Krull on because he was a better keeper for penalties. Utter bottle job.
 

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Seriously, what the feck was that about? No subs? No desire to win? Infuriating.
 

Man of the Match

Provisional results
Scott McTominay image Scott McTominay 71% of 300 votes

Runners-up

Player Ratings

Provisional results
5.2 Total Average Rating

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Lowest Rated Player

Compiled from 303 ratings.

Score Predictions

197,25,12
  • Man Utd win
  • Villareal win
  • Draw

Detailed Results

  • 27% Villareal 1:2 Man Utd
  • 21% Villareal 1:3 Man Utd
  • 19% Villareal 0:2 Man Utd
  • 5% Villareal 2:1 Man Utd
  • 4% Villareal 0:3 Man Utd
  • 3% Villareal 2:3 Man Utd
  • 3% Villareal 0:1 Man Utd
  • 3% Villareal 1:1 Man Utd
  • 2% Villareal 0:5 Man Utd
  • 2% Villareal 1:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 0:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 2:2 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 1:4 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 0:4 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 2:0 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 3:1 Man Utd
  • 1% Villareal 4:0 Man Utd
  • 0% Villareal 4:5 Man Utd
  • 0% Villareal 2:4 Man Utd
  • 0% Villareal 2:5 Man Utd
  • 0% Villareal 3:0 Man Utd
Compiled from 234 predictions.
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Match Stats

  1. Villareal
  2. Man Utd
Possession
40% 60%
Shots
12 14
Shots on Target
1 2
Corners
7 3
Fouls
10 15

Referee

Clement Turpin