Yeremi Pino and Gerard Moreno scored for Villarreal as they claimed a first Champions League group stage win in 13 years in a win over Young Boys.
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Manchester City are keeping an eye on up-and-coming Villarreal and Spain international defender Pau Torres. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.
The pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Man United looked to be building before a late goal from Cristiano Ronaldo earned a win over Villarreal.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stoppage-time winner for Manchester United as they came from behind to win against Villarreal at Old Trafford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has backed himself to turn around Manchester United's form amid increasing pressure surrounding his job at Old Trafford.
Real Madrid played Villarreal to a scoreless draw in LaLiga action on Saturday.
A late Robin Gosens equaliser earned Atalanta a 2-2 draw at Villarreal on Tuesday as the Spanish side made their first appearance in 10 years.
Atletico Madrid snatched a 2-2 draw at home to Villarreal on Sunday after an astonishing own goal in the final seconds from Aissa Mandi.
Kepa Arrizabalaga made two saves in a penalty shootout as Chelsea beat Villarreal to win the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday night.
Leicester defender Wesley Fofana was carried off on a stretcher with a leg injury during the club's preseason friendly against Villarreal.
Al Nassr have strengthened ahead of the resumption of the AFC Champions League campaign with the signing of Europa League winner Ramiro Funes Mori.
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Villarreal clinched their first ever trophy, defeating Man United after 11th rounds of penalties in the Europa League final.