After a disappointing loss to Young Boys in the group’s opening game, Manchester United will have to do something they have never done before in order to get their Champions League the campaign on the rails, and it’s defeat Villarreal.
In four Champions League games against the Spanish club, there hasn’t been a single goal scored by either side, with 0-0 being the result in every encounter.
Unai emeryThe side have been showing themselves to be in good shape lately, although they opened their continental campaign with a 2-2 draw against the outspoken striker Atalanta.
Villarreal are confident after having largely dominated Real Madrid this weekend and we have the feeling that Manchester Unitedthe weaknesses of s are there to be exploited, in particular with Luke Shaw, Harry maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka all by injury and suspension respectively.
Yeremi Pino enters the game in great shape after giving Nacho Fernandez nightmares during their LaLiga Santander clash, and he could be directly against Alex Such, who has only played one game since last season.
Manchester United vs Villarreal: the lineups planned
Manchester United’s planned lineup: David de Géa; Diogo Dalot, Raphaël Varane, Victor Lindelof, Alex Telles; Scott McTominay, Fred, Bruno Fernandes; Mason Greenwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba.
The planned composition of Villarreal: Geronimo Rulli; Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza; Etienne Capoue, Manu Trigueros, Dani Parejo; Yeremi Pino, Paco Alcacer, Arnaut Danjuma.
When does Manchester United start against Villarreal?
Wednesday’s match between Manchester United and Villarreal will begin at 8:00 p.m. local time (BST). For those who live in the United States, you can log in at 3:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. PT and for those who live in Spain, you can log in at 9:00 p.m. CEST.
Where to watch Manchester United vs Villarreal?
The shock of the Champions League between Manchester United and Villarreal will take place at Old Trafford on Wednesday, September 29.
For those who live in the United States, you can watch Manchester United v Villarreal on Paramount +. In the UK, the match will be broadcast on BT Sport.