Villarreal will host Manchester United in the fifth matchday of Group F of the Champions League, Wednesday (11/24/2021) early morning hrs. Ahead of the match, Villarreal star Dani Perejo warned his team-mates about the possibility of Manchester United becoming stronger despite the recent loss of team manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was sacked by the club’s management.
The team nicknamed The Yellow Submarine realized that a victory by a two-goal difference would take them through to the last 16 of the Champions League.
A win like that will make Villarreal no longer be displaced from the top two in Group F with a fairly large goal difference when compared to the other three teams.
Meanwhile, Manchester United can qualify for the last 16 with a win. It’s not even impossible that they can win even though the preparation for this match is far from ideal.
Manchester United just sacked the team manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, at the weekend. His assistant, Michael Carrick, will guide the Red Devils from now on until the club’s management gets a replacement manager.
However, Villarreal do not want to be confused with the condition of Manchester United . At least that’s what Dani Parejo has rated his colleagues.
It’s Still Going To Be Difficult
Dani Parejo assesses the match against Manchester United will be a difficult challenge for Villarreal. He claims to be wary of Manchester United coming in with the strongest conditions even though the situation is not ideal.
“This type of situation, usually you will be more awake. We expect to face the best from Manchester United,” said Dani Parejo in a press conference ahead of the match as reported by Football Espana .
I know they have an incredible line-up of footballers, the key is to work collectively.”
“It’s a tough game. All the games in this competition are complicated. It’s true we are playing at home with our supporters. However, Manchester United have a better level of players and it will be a difficult game, but we are excited and have high hopes of winning. three points,” he continued.
Talking about Villarreal’s chances of winning and qualifying for the last 16 of the Champions League early, which will certainly be a motivation to win over Manchester United , Parejo emphasized that it was his team’s goal to play to the furthest step in the Champions League.
“Our goal is to be in this competition. Our goal is to fight as well as possible,” said Parejo.
“We have a chance to qualify if we win. It’s so close. We’ve fought and sacrificed a lot. This game will be very difficult, but we are optimistic at home,” he continued.
Champions League: Face Villarreal, Solskjaer gives message to Manchester United and Michael Carrick players
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sent a message of support to Manchester United ahead of their clash with Villarreal in the Champions League. He asked the players to believe that they could.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not accompany Manchester United because he was sacked on Sunday (11/21/2021) afternoon local time. Michael Carrick will take over temporary duties for the trip to Castellon.
It is an important match for both teams with Villarreal and Man Utd currently on the same points, two points clear of Atalanta in third.
A win of two or more goals on Tuesday night would guarantee safe passage to the knockout stages for Villarreal, while a win of any kind would do it for United.
And ahead of the game, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sent a message of support to Carrick and his former team. What did he say?
Believe and Enjoy
“Believe in yourself. You know we are better than this. We haven’t been able to show it yet, but come out, get your chest out, enjoy being a Manchester United player on the biggest stage in the Champions League,” he told MUTV .
“Michael Carrick will be in charge against Villarreal. Michael, I respect him so much, I love him so much.”
“I’m getting emotional now because he’s top. They will be fine. I will watch over them and support them.”