Manchester United beat Villarreal, Spain, 2-1, in the match that took place between them on Wednesday evening at Old Trafford, as part of the second round of Group F of the group stage of the European Champions League in the 2021-2022 season.
The goals of the match came through Paco Alcacer in the 53rd minute of the match for Villarreal, while the goals of Manchester United came through Alex Telles and Cristiano Ronaldo in the 60th and 96th minutes of the match.
And Cristiano Ronaldo managed to lead the Red Devils to win the first match in the group stage of the Champions League for the current season 2021/22, after he fell against his Swiss counterpart Young Boys in a deadly time with two goals against a goal, at the “Suis Wankdorf” stadium.
With this result, Manchester United rose to third place in the table of Group F in the Champions League, with 3 points.
Villarreal is bottom of the Group F table with one point, which it collected from a tie with Atalanta in the last match in the first round of the tournament.
The Manchester United lineup was as follows..
Goalkeeper: David de Gea.
Defense Line: Alex Telles – Lindelof – Raphael Varane – Diogo Dalot.
Midfield: Paul Pogba – Bruno Fernandes – Scott McTominay.
Forwards: Jadon Sancho – Cristiano Ronaldo – Mason Greenwood.