VILLARREAL midfielder Manu Trigueros (29) regrets that his team did not score another goal against Dynamo in Zagreb because they believed that with a 1-0 victory, they could not be within a week. Calmly enter Spain’s return game.
“It was a very difficult game because Dynamo closed a lot of space in the first half, so we almost didn’t have a chance. They were very closed, the space was narrow, and they weren’t suitable for us, so it was difficult to do something in the first half. Half, but then we scored a goal from the penalty kick.” Trigueros said after winning the first game of the Europa League quarter-finals.
Villarreal scored the only goal in the 44th minute of the penalty zone. Best club scorer Gerard Moreno (Gerard Moreno) scored for the white point, he celebrated his 29th birthday the day before.
“In the second half of the year, the story changed because the Dynamo players opened up more space, left more space, and we got more opportunities. Unfortunately, we didn’t score another goal. So we can go back to our hometown. It’s a shame because we have a lot of opportunities in the second half,” said Trigueros, who spent 86 minutes on the grass of the Maksimir Stadium.
He mentioned that they now have a difficult game in return, because Dynamo has proven that this is a great team.
In the first two rounds of the Europa League, Villarreal defeated Austria’s Salzburg and Dynamo Kyiv 2:0, so they won at home with 2:1 and 2:0 victories.