Valencia Villarreal
team_logoGabriel Paulista #5 team_logoMario Gaspar #2
team_logoJosé Luis Gayà #14 team_logoXavier Quintilla #16
team_logoFerrán Torres #20 team_logoGerard Moreno #7
team_logoDani Parejo #10 team_logoAndré Zambo Anguissa #19
team_logoDaniel Wass #18 team_logoSergio Asenjo #1
team_logoRodrigo #19 team_logoManuel Morlanes #15
team_logoCarlos Soler #8 team_logoKarl Toko Ekambi #17
team_logoMaximiliano Gómez #22 team_logoMoi Gómez #23
team_logoFrancis Coquelin #17 team_logoManu Trigueros #14
team_logoJasper Cillessen #13 team_logoRaúl Albiol #3
team_logoEliaquim Mangala #4 team_logoPau Torres #4
2019-04-18 league_logo Europa League Valencia : Villarreal 2 : 0
2019-04-11 league_logo Europa League Villarreal : Valencia 1 : 3
2019-01-26 league_logo La Liga Valencia : Villarreal 3 : 0
2018-09-23 league_logo La Liga Villarreal : Valencia 0 : 0
2018-05-05 league_logo La Liga Villarreal : Valencia 1 : 0

Valencia vs Villarreal should be a very important game for both opponents in LaLiga, which will be held at Estadio de Mestalla, in Valencia. These teams stand at the second half of the La Liga Standings, so both talented squads need to take points here. Both facing troubles in defense so this can affect the final result. Most interesting, that last season these teams met 4 times. In La Liga, they drew 0:0 in Villarreal and all other 3 matches Valencia won over the opponents. In Europa League Quarter-finals Valencia knocked out Villarreal defeating them twice. Read our thoughts about this interesting La Liga Valencia vs Villarreal, here below.

Valencia vs Villarreal

Valencia

Valencia sold several very important players this summer what strongly affected teams football. This squad also have the stars and talented players, so they can play much better than showing now. In La Liga, Bats stands at 10th place with already 8 points difference with leaders Barcelona. As during last year, they continuing to play many matches with draws and losing points playing against weak opponents. However, they still fighting in the UEFA Champions League and have great chances to overcome London Chelsea during the last round. The last match they drew against Chelsea and won over them in the opening round. These teams have the same amount of points in Group H, so for Valencia next match could be a decisive one. This season, Valencia lost only once at home and won 3 in the last 5 meetings.

Villarreal

For visitors, this match should be very difficult. They already showed that they struggling to play away matches. In 7 last La Liga matches, the Yellow Submarine lost 5 and conceded 18 goals during these games. During summer, club made several very strong additions like Raul Albiol or Bacca, which could be the key players of the squad. However, injuries and suspensions are the reasons why these players are not taking the lead. Moreover, the whole clubs and city should be very delighted to see Santi Cazorla playing for the beloved club again after very serious injuries. Even playing away, El Submarino Amarillo have a chance to score goals as they had much more time to rest, while Valencia played an important game in Champions League.

Absence

Valencia will play next game without Cheryshev, Diakhaby, Kondogbia and Piccini die to injuries. Moreover still Guedes under question about his participation in this game. For Villarreal Bruno, Guerra and Moreno will probably stay on the bench also due to injuries.

 

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