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Manutd vs Villarreal: 3 Reasons Why Manchester United Should Be Worried About This Match.

There will be a repeat of the 2020/2021 Europa league final fixture as Spanish club side, Villarreal Football Club will be hosted by Manchester United FC at Old Trafford.

Manchester United will seek to secure their first win in this season's UEFA Champions league after loosing their first match. While Villarreal will seek to win this match after drawing 2-2 against Atalanta a fortnight ago.

Manchester United are the Bookmakers favourite against Villarreal on Wednesday, but Manchester United will be worried for the following reasons.

1. Head to Head Record: Manchester United has faced Villarreal on 5 different occasions. 4 of those matches were in UEFA Champions league and they all ended in a goalless draw. The last one was last season's Europa league final which Villarreal won. So in total Manchester United has never defeated Villarreal in a competitive match. This should indeed be worrisome to the Manchester based club.

2. Crises in the defense: Manchester United's preferred back 4 are Aaron Wan Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Raphael Varane and Luke Shaw. Bissaka got a red card in their UEFA Champions league 2-1 loss to BSC Young Boys so he is suspended. Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire both picked up injuries in their last weekend Premier league defeat(1-0) to Aston Villa. According to the press conference by Manchester United manager, Luke Shaw seems likely to play while Harry Maguire will most probably miss the match against Villarreal. This is a huge problem for Manchester United who will be without 2 of their first choice defenders.

3. The Form of Manchester United at the moment: the recent form of Manchester United is not good when compared to that of Villarreal. Villarreal has not lost a single match in the last 4 games while Manchester United has lost 3 of their last 4 matches in all competition. This will play a huge role in the mentality of both teams.

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