Manchester United would play against Villarreal in the Champions League group stage. The match promises to be a very entertaining fixture as both teams would be keen on giving their best on the pitch. The last meetings between both clubs ended in a 1:1 draw which saw Manchester United lose the Europa League trophy.
Manchester United would be hoping to give a very top performance against the Spanish club after denying the club a Europa League title last season.
Both Manchester United and Villarreal would faceoff in the UCL and below are some important things to note about the tough fixture.
Date and Venue
The match would take place at Old Trafford stadium on the 29th of September. The game would be Manchester United’s second UCL match of the season.
Manchester United may likely lineup with a 4:3:3 formation. Cristiano Ronaldo would likely play as a striker in the match. He may partner with Greenwood and Sancho. Greenwood has been in top form as he has scored and created some chances for his team this season.
Sancho on the other hand would be hoping to solidify his relationship with Ronaldo on the pitch as he is keen on giving a stellar performance.
Villarreal on the other hand may use a 4:3:3 formation. The lineup may see More Alcacer, Yeremy and Groeneveld lead the attack.
In the midfield, Coquelin, Capoue, and Parejo. In the defense, Moreno, Torres, Albiol, and Foyth may likely start at the back.
The two teams have played against each other 4 times, and all 4 matches have ended in a draw after full time of play.
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