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Manchester United vs. Villarreal live score, updates, highlights from 2021 Europa League final

by MD Samsuzzaman Siyam

Manchester United are playing for their first trophy since 2017 when they face Spanish club Villarreal CF in the 2021 Europa League final in Gdansk, Poland. It would be their eighth European trophy and second Europa League title. 

Villarreal, who finished 7th in La Liga, are in their first-ever major European cup final and they’re coached by Unai Emery, who would become the winningest coach in Europa League history with a victory. 

Sporting News is tracking the match with live updates and highlights. Follow below for all the big moments and talking points.

WATCH: Manchester United vs. Villarreal live on fuboTV (7-day free trial)

Manchester United vs. Villarreal live updates & highlights

2:52 p.m. ET: Everyone’s ready for this one to kick off.

2:19 p.m. ET: A little taste of the atmosphere in Gdansk.

2 p.m. ET: Lineups are out (see full lineups below). No Harry Maguire (bench) for Man United, but it’s an attack-minded starting XI with Mason Greenwood in for Fred. No surprises for Villarreal.

12:29 p.m. ET: The stage is set in Gdansk.

10:54 a.m. ET: Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson flew with the team to Gdansk. We’ll likely see plenty of SAF on the match broadcast.

Manchester United vs. Villarreal starting lineups

Official starting lineups follow below: 

Manchester United

Starting lineup (4-3-3, left to right): #1 David De Gea — #23 Luke Shaw, #2 Victor Lindelof, #3 Eric Bailly, #29 Aaron Wan-Bissaka — #6 Paul Pogba, #39 Scott McTominay — #10 Marcus Rashford, #18 Bruno Fernandes, #11 Mason Greenwood — #7 Edinson Cavani  

Available Subs: #26 Dean Henderson, #5 Harry Maguire, #8 Juan Mata, #17 Fred, #19 Amad, #21 Daniel James, #27 Alex Telles, #31 Nemanja Matic, #33 Brandon Williams, #34 Donny van de Beek, #38 Axel Tuanzebe, #56 Anthony Elanga, #74 Shola Shoretire

Unavailable: #4 Phil Jones (knee), #9 Anthony Martial (knee)

Villarreal CF

Starting lineup (4-3-3, left to right): #13 Geronimo Rulli — #24 Alfonso Pedraza, #4 Pau Torres, #3 Raul Albiol (captain), #8 Juan Foyth — #5 Dani Parejo, #25 Etienne Capoue, #14 Manu Trigueros — #30 Yeremy Pino, #9 Carlos Bacca, #7 Gerard Moreno

Available Subs: #1 Sergio Asenjo (GK), #2 Mario Gaspar, #6 Ramiro Funes Mori, #12 Dani Raba, #15 Pervis Estupinan, #17 Paco Alcacer, #18 Alberto Moreno, #19 Francis Coquelin, #20 Ruben Pena, #21 Jaume Costa, #23 Moi Gomez, #34 Fer Nino

Unavailable: #10 Vicente Iborra (left ACL), #11 Samuel Chukwueze (left quad)

How to watch the Europa League final in USA

  • Time: 3 p.m. ET / Noon PT
  • TV channel: CBS Sports Network (CBSSN)
  • Live stream: Paramount+, fuboTV (7-day free trial)
  • Spanish-language TV: UniMas, TUDN Deportes

CBS Sports Network, UniMas and TUDN will carry the 2021 UEFA Europa League final and both networks are available via fuboTV’s 7-day free trial.

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