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Europa League Final Reaction

May 27, 2021 13:05 By brendan
Europa League Final Reaction Europa League Final Reaction
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There was heartbreak for Manchester United last night as they lost a dramatic penalty shootout 11-10 to Villarreal in the Europa League final.

 

The match went to spot kicks following a 1-all draw after extra-time in Poland.

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Goalkeeper David De Gea missed the decisive penalty after all of United's outfield players had scored.

 

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It all means United's wait for a first trophy under manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer goes on.

 

He feels they let this opportunity slip away.

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Solskjaer waited until 100 minutes to make his first substitution. He explained his reasoning…

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The United boss admits he did consider replacing goalkeeper David de Gea for last night's penalty shootout in the Europa League final.

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The Spaniard conceded all 11 penalties before missing his own spot-kick.

 

Prior to last night, De Gea hadn't saved any of the last 25 penalties he faced and Solskjaer debated bringing on Dean Henderson.

 

Here’s the reaction of some United fans who were watching back in Manchester.

 

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