Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had the Europa League final clash with Spanish La Liga club Villarreal on his mind when he made as many as ten changes for the Wolves game on the final day of the Premier League for this season.
Premier League giantsManchester United saw off Italian Serie A outfit AS Roma convincingly in the Europa League semi-finals and will face Spanish club Villarreal in the final as revealed earlier. On their part, Villarreal got the better of another Premier League giant in Arsenal. Manchester United on TV would be a feature for the Villarreal game.
Norwegian tactician and former club player Manchester UnitedSolskjaer made a lot of changes to the starting XI from the Fulham game on Tuesday evening. The first team played out a 1-1 draw at home to already-relegated Fulham in a game that would be remembered for the audacious chip from EdinsonCavani. The Uruguayan international produced a sensationalgoal to give the Red Devils the lead in the first half before fullback Joe Bryan scored a late equaliser for the Cottagers. Manchester United on TV was a feature for the game with Fulham at Old Trafford as well.
The Wolves game ended in a win for Manchester United thanks to the winning goal from Spanish playmaker Juan Manuel Mata. The veteran Spanish midfielder scored from the penalty spot on the stroke of half-time after Dutchman Donny Van deBeek was tripped by Moroccan international RomainSaiss in the Wolves box. Wolves fullback Nelson Semedo had earlier cancelled out the opener from Manchester United youngster Anthony Elanga.