Hello and welcome along to our Manchester United vs Villarreal live blog, as last year’s Europa League final is repeated in the 2021/22 Champions League group stage. This clash at Old Trafford will see Cristiano Ronaldo play Champions League football in front of the Manchester United fans once again, although Villarreal will be looking to spoil the party, as they did in May. We’ll have build-up coverage and then minute-by-minute updates from the game itself right here.
Manchester United vs Villarreal LIVE – Predicted line-ups and latest updates
This, then, is the start of our live blog for this Wednesday night’s Manchester United vs Villarreal clash. As always, the entries nearest the top are the most recent ones. So, let’s go!
17:00 BST: What are the Manchester United vs Villarreal predicted line-ups?
This is a huge match for both teams, even more so after neither side won their Champions League opener. Strong XIs should be expected, with Manchester United expected to start with: David de Gea; Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Victor Lindelof, Alex Telles; Scott McTominay, Fred, Bruno Fernandes; Mason Greenwood, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba. Villarreal, meanwhile, could come out as follows: Geronimo Rulli; Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza; Etienne Capoue, Manu Trigueros, Dani Parejo; Yeremi Pino, Paco Alcacer, Arnaut Danjuma.
16:45 BST: When and where can you watch Manchester United vs Villarreal?
This Wednesday night’s Champions League clash between Manchester United and Villarreal will take place at Old Trafford and will kick off at 21:00 CEST, which is 20:00 BST for the fans in the UK or it’s 15:00 EDT for those on the USA’s east coast. Those in the UK can tune in to BT Sport and those in the USA to Paramount+.