Match report as Manchester United’s four-year hang tight for a prize goes on; Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side beaten 11-10 by Villarreal in Europa League last after 1-1 attract penalty
Villarreal 1-1 Man Utd AET (11-10 pens): David de Gea misses crucial spot-kick as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side suffer Europa League final shootout defeat
David de Gea’s missed penalty relegated Manchester United to an emotional 11-10 penalty shootout rout against Villarreal in the Europa League last after a 1-1 draw in Gdansk, Poland.
In front of 9,500 supporters, Gerard Moreno met Daniel Parejo’s free-kick to score his 30th goal in all contests to give the Spanish side a first-half lead (29).
Joined together, who won the contest under Jose Mourinho in 2017, indebted once again to the razor-sharp finishing of Edinson Cavanil , who struck his sixteenth goal in his last 11 Europa League begins to pull his side level (55).
It was one of only two shots on track from United as additional time neglected to enlighten a helpless challenge, however goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli would demonstrate the saint during a throbbing shootout, first changing over his own punishment prior to keeping out De Gea’s work as Unai Emery secured a fourth Europa League title and Villarreal first ever major trophy