UEFA Champions League

Man United vs Villarreal 2021-22 UEFA Champions League, Group Stage

  • 60': Alex Telles
  • 90'+5': Cristiano Ronaldo
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2 - 1
  • 53': Paco Alcácer

Cristiano Ronaldo saves lacklustre Manchester United in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stoppage-time winner for Manchester United as they came from behind to win against Villarreal at Old Trafford.

Match Commentary

  • 45': Second Half begins Manchester United 0, Villarreal 0.
  • 53': Goal! Manchester United 0, Villarreal 1. Paco Alcácer (Villarreal) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Arnaut Danjuma.
  • 58': Substitution, Villarreal. Boulaye Dia replaces Paco Alcácer.
  • 59': Alberto Moreno (Villarreal) is shown the yellow card.
  • 60': Goal! Manchester United 1, Villarreal 1. Alex Telles (Manchester United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bruno Fernandes following a set piece situation.
  • 61': Substitution, Villarreal. Pervis Estupiñán replaces Manu Trigueros.
  • 67': Yeremi Pino (Villarreal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 68': Mason Greenwood (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 68': Raúl Albiol (Villarreal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 71': Alex Telles (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 73': Substitution, Villarreal. Aïssa Mandi replaces Raúl Albiol because of an injury.
  • 73': Substitution, Villarreal. Moi Gómez replaces Yeremi Pino.
  • 73': Substitution, Villarreal. Rubén Peña replaces Alberto Moreno.
  • 75': Substitution, Manchester United. Nemanja Matic replaces Jadon Sancho.
  • 75': Substitution, Manchester United. Edinson Cavani replaces Paul Pogba.
  • 89': Substitution, Manchester United. Fred replaces Alex Telles.
  • 89': Substitution, Manchester United. Jesse Lingard replaces Mason Greenwood.
  • 90'+1': Rubén Peña (Villarreal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90'+5': Goal! Manchester United 2, Villarreal 1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jesse Lingard.
  • 90'+6': Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Game Information

Competition: UEFA Champions League

Venue: Old Trafford
Location: Manchester, England
Attendance: 73,130

UEFA Champions League Standings

POS TEAM GP GD PTS
+3 Borussia Dortmund 6 11 1
+1 Paris Saint-Germain 6 8 2
-3 AC Milan 6 8 2
-1 Newcastle United 6 5 3
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Statistics

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10 Fouls 10
4 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 3
4 Corner Kicks 4
5 Saves 6
44.3 Possession 55.7
15 SHOTS 14
7 ON GOAL 7
0.5 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
377 Accurate Passes 500
442 Passes 554
0.9 Pass Completion % 0.9
2 Accurate Crosses 5
9 Crosses 19
0.2 Cross % 0.3
52 Long Balls 55
25 Accurate Long Balls 41
0.5 Long Balls % 0.7
4 Blocked Shots 2
13 Effective Tackles 9
20 Tackles 17
0.7 Tackle % 0.5
10 Interceptions 8
19 Effective Clearances 13
19 Clearances 13

Line-Ups

MAN Manchester United (4-2-3-1)

No. Name
1 David de Gea (GK)
19 Raphaël Varane
2 Victor Lindelöf
27 Alex Telles
20 Diogo Dalot
18 Bruno Fernandes
39 Scott McTominay
6 Paul Pogba
7 Cristiano Ronaldo
25 Jadon Sancho
11 Mason Greenwood Yellow Card

VIL Villarreal (4-3-3)

No. Name
13 Gerónimo Rulli (GK)
4 Pau Torres
3 Raúl Albiol Yellow Card
18 Alberto Moreno Yellow Card
8 Juan Foyth
6 Étienne Capoue
14 Manu Trigueros
5 Dani Parejo
9 Paco Alcácer
15 Arnaut Danjuma
21 Yeremy Pino Yellow Card

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