.Gdańsk, Poland
This was Villarreal's first-ever major European final. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@VillarrealCF)

  • Unai Emery's men clinched a memorable triumph 11-10 on penalties
  • "It's been a very tough competition," midfielder Francis Coquelin said
  • Left-back Alfonso Pedraza said, "We suffered, we did not have many chances"

.Gdańsk, Poland
Villareal beat Manchester United in a nail-biting final of Europa League 2021. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@EuropaLeague)

  • A total of 22 shots were taken in the penalty shootouts
  • Villareal won their first major European trophy
  • Manchester United's David de Gea missed the final penalty

.Gdańsk, Poland
This the first major trophy for Villarreal. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@EuropaLeague)

  • The penalty shootout between Villarreal and Man Utd ended 11-10
  • Goalkeeper David de Gea's decisive spot-kick was saved by Geronimo Rulli
  • Earlier, Gerard Moreno opened the scoring for the Spanish side

.Gdańsk, Poland
Manchester United take on Villareal in the 2020-21 Europa League final on Thursday at Stadion Energa Gdansk. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@EuropaLeague)

  • Manchester United previously won the tournament in 2017
  • Villareal qualified for the finals in the competition for the first time ever
  • Harry Maguire and Fred are benched, Eric Bailly starts for United

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The stage is set for the final showdown in the Europa League. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ManUtd)

  • Villarreal CF prepare to face Manchester United in the Europa League finals
  • Villarreal have a chance of ending their major trophy drought
  • Manchester United last won the Europa League title in 2016/17

.Gdańsk, Poland
Edinson Cavani scored in both the semi final legs against Roma. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ManUtd)

  • Villareal will be playing their first major European final
  • Manchester United and Villareal have met four times at the continental level
  • Manchester United's Harry Maguire will miss the May 26 final 

.Gdańsk, Poland
Villareal would appear in their first European final. (Photo credit: Twitter/@VillarrealCF)

  • Villarreal CF have entered their first-ever Europa League final
  • Villarreal spent much of their history in Spain's lower divisions before eventually reaching the top tier in 1998
  • They are set to take on English giants Manchester United on Tuesday night

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Bruno Fernandes has scored 5 goals for Manchester United in the Europa League this season. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@EuropaLeague)

  • Manchester United beat Roma 6-2 at home in the first leg of their semi-final tie
  • Dinamo Zagreb sealed a 3-2 aggregate win against Tottenham Hotspur with a 3-0 home win in the round of 32
  • Two late goals from Arsenal sealed a 3-2 comeback win against Benfica

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The stage is set for the final showdown in the Europa League. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ManUtd)

  • Manchester United take on Villareal in the Polish city of Gdansk
  • The club was knocked out of the Champions League in the group stage
  • United beat Real Sociedad, AC Milan, Granada and AS Roma in the road to the final

.Gdańsk, Poland
Manchester United leaped to the final on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ManUtd)

  • The final game is scheduled for May 26
  • Manchester United got through with an aggregate score of 8-5
  • The final will be hosted at Stadion Energa in Gdansk