Villareal defeated Man Utd in the final of the Europa League. A dramatic penalty shoot out finally settled the result as the Spaniards went out as winners. It dragged out with some of the greatest penalties ever seen in a final of such a clash. Finally the goalkeepers settled it all with David de Gea being the one missing his chance.
After 90 minutes it was a 1-1 draw with Edinson Cavani the goalscorer for Man Utd, Gerard Moreno put Villareal in the lead early on. In the terraces we did see two former foxes in seperate camps. Vicente Iborra and Harry Maguire played together at Leicester City, in Gdansk they were rivals, but both injured.Embed from Getty Images
Vicente Iborra missed most of the season with a difficult injury, but did play enough minutes to be entitled to a medal, and he got the gold, while Harry Maguire had to see his Man Utd losing out on that great and giant Europa League trophy.
So again Leicester City had players in a big final, we will see if the other Leicester City “has been” will enter the field in the Champions League final coming up on Saturday. Riyad Mahrez in the Man City camp, Ben Chilwell and N’Golo Kantè in the opposite corner.Embed from Getty Images
To see Harry Maguire in a guard of honor for Vicente Iborra was a bit of an odds bomb, but it happened and TCF believe football is a moving game and we wish our former foxes best of luck and just remember their games in the blue jersey.
Looking at the top picture with the two finalists celebrating with Wes Morgan, ironically Morgan was the only player to attend a final among the trio, palying a few minutes in the FA Cup final v. Chelsea, and also lifting the FA Cup.
Congratulation to Vicente Iborra and his team mates for this magic result, which was the first European trophy ever to be won by Villareal.