Manchester United and Villarreal have cemented their place in the finals of the UEFA Europa League beating their opponents over the two-legged tie.
Manchester United beat AS Roma by an 8-5 aggregate. The Red Devils traveled to Italy with a 6-2 advantage after the first leg at Old Trafford. However, in the second leg AS Roma beat Manchester United by 3-2 but lost the tie over the result of two-leg.
AS Roma was excellent throughout the game yesterday. But Manchester United David De Gea was the savior for his side last night. He became the Man of the Match last with 10 crucial saves.
After the match, Manchester United captain Harry Maguire said, “We need to improve for the final, but it’s a great achievement [to reach it].”
“Now we’ve got to win it.”-he added.
On the other hand, Arsenal drew against Villarreal at home. It was a must-win game for the Gunners after the 2-1 loss in the first leg in Spain. But both teams failed to break the deadlock and the match ended in a 0-0 draw.
After the match, Villarreal boss Unai Emery said, “Yes I’m very proud because we know it is very important for us and Arsenal is a very good team. I think we deserved it.”
“Today we worked very well, defended very well and sometimes with the possession we controlled the match and had some options in attack to score goals. They had the best chances to score.”
“Today we are thinking to enjoy this moment and then we prepare the match against Manchester United. We deserve to play this final and we will show our best performance and show we want to fight against Manchester for this title.”
Villarreal will face Manchester United on the 26th of May Gdansk in the UEFA Europa League final this season.