United had put in a disappointing performance against Villarreal and were heading for a third straight game without victory until Ronaldo intervened.
After a 1-1 draw at the end of 120 minutes, the match went into a penalty shoot-out which Unai Emery's side dramatically won 11-10 to become the champions.
While Villarreal topped the group stage to go ahead in the competition, Manchester United got into the tournament after getting eliminated from the group stages of UEFA Champions League.
Gerard Moreno's Villareal lock horns with Manchester United in this high-octane Europa League final. Here are our fantasy tips of this game.
Villarreal and Arsenal will play for the fifth time in European competition. However, the hosts are yet to beat the Gunners (Draw 2, Lost 2)
Barcelona are in exceptional form and have been an absolute dominating force in the recent past.
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