Villarreal will face the winner between Liverpool and Benfica
Villarreal will face the winner between Liverpool and Benfica in the Champions League semi-finals
The Spanish club Villarreal qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League, after a deadly draw away to Bayern Munich 1-1, during the match that brought the two teams together on Tuesday evening at the Allianz Arena, in the second leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League. European Champions League competitions for the current season 2021-2022.
With this victory, Villarreal will meet the winner of the match between Liverpool and Benfica, which will be held in the quarter-finals on Wednesday, in the semi-finals, according to the draw that was conducted recently.
Bayern Munich vs Villarreal
The two teams entered the meeting after the first leg match that was held last week at the “La Ceramica” stadium ended with the victory of the yellow submarines with a goal without a response, in a surprise of high caliber. The two teams tied and the Spanish team qualified 2-1 on aggregate.
In the second leg, Robert Lewandowski made the lead for Bayern in the 52nd minute, and Samuel Chukwueze tied for the visitors in the killer time in the 88th minute.
The formation of Bayern Munich was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer / Defense line: Benjamin Pavard, Upamecano, Hernandez / Midfield: Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka, Kingsley Coman, Musila / Forward line: Sani, Lewandowski, Thomas Muller.
The Villarreal line-up was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Jeronimo Rulli / Defense line: Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Pervis Estopinan / Midfield: Giovanni Lo Celso, Etienne Capo, Dani Parejo, Francis Coquelin / Forward line: Gerard Moreno, Dangoma .
The match is the fourth in history between Bayern Munich and Villarreal, as they had previously met twice in the group stage of the Champions League for the 2011-12 season before the first leg.
At the time, Bayern Munich achieved two victories, winning the first match 2-0 at the “Yellow Submarine” stadium, then winning the “Allianz Arena” 3-1, and Villarreal won one victory in the last match.