Villarreal and Arsenal face in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League semi-finals. The Yellow Submarine manage to overcome the English team and for this he faces the match in the Ceramic Stadium where he will try to get a good result for the second leg.
After beating Dynamo Kiev and Dynamo Zagreb in the round of 16 and quarterfinals of the UEFA Europa League, the Castellón team wants to make history and with the help of its coach, Unai emery, reach their first European final. He has reached the semi-finals on other occasions in the past, but the chance to reach a continental final would be very important to him. Villarreal.
The wear and tear of the season is taking its toll on Villarreal on LaLiga Santander. The Castellón team comes from conceding two consecutive defeats, against the Alaves and before him FC Barcelona. Currently the team of Unai emery occupies the seventh place in the standings with 49 points, behind the Real Betis and Real Sociedad, which shows the great equality that exists in the fight for the positions of Europa League and Conference League for the next season.
For this tie, the forward seems essential Gerard Moreno, that already has 20 goals achieved in the campaign, between which he has scored in LaLiga Santander and the UEFA Europa League. Against him Dinamo Zagreb It was essential to reach this round, as I scored both in the first leg and in the second leg.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal, meanwhile, has been a discreet season in the Premier league, where he occupies the tenth position with 46 points, so he puts all his interest in the UEFA Europa League, where you can play a great role and choose to lift the title. Two seasons ago, with Emery on the Gunner bench, they reached the final but lost 4-1 to Chelsea.
In the memory of the fan of Villarrea
l will be the sUEFA Champions League emifinal where the Castellón fell to Arsenal, then trained by Arsene Wenger. Riquelme had a penalty in the 88th minute to force extra time in The Madrigal (current La Cerámica Stadium), but Lehmann stopped it.
The winner of the tie will face the one who wins the match between Manchester United and Roma, at the end of the Europa League to be played in the stadium Gdansk from Poland, which will also host matches during the Eurocup.
When do you play Villarreal – Arsenal?
The game is played today, Thursday, April 29, at 21.00 hours
Where to see Villarreal – Arsenal?
The encounter can be seen by Movistar Champions League (50), platform channel Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.