Villarreal wins europa league after david de gea misses spot kick
Villarreal wins Europa league after manchester united goalkeeper David de Gea fails to convert from the spot kick.
The yellow submarine took the lead in the much balance encounter through Gerard moreno in the first half of the game , taking his tally to 30 goals in all competitions for villarreal and joint top scorer for in the club history 82 with Guiseppe Rossi.
Villarreal Wins Europa League
However veteran uruguayan striker Edinsson Cavani brought manchester united on level terms in the early stage of the second half .
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The scoreline remained the same throughout the game ( including extra time ) as both teams need to be seperated from the spot kick.
It’s was a marathon of spot kicks between both teams as both teams converted their first ten penalty kicks respectively before manchester united goalkeeper failed to convert from the spot kick gifting villarreal the Europa league at his expense.
Tonight victory for villarreal means Unai Emery have won the Europa league for a record four time from five finals .
Prior to tonight victory the submarine gaffer won three back to back Europa league titles with sevilla ( 2013-2014 , 2014-2015 , 2015 – 2016 ) .
He guided Arsenal to the Europa league final in baku where they lost to fellow rivals chelsea in 2018-2019 season .
However this is the first Europa league final to go into extra time since the 2013-2014 edition where sevilla under Unai Emery watch defeated benfica on penalties.
As villarreal wins the Europa league , the yellow submariners have successfully booked their place in next season Uefa champions league despite finishing outside the top four in the spanish LaLiga.