|2019-02-24||La Liga||Atlético Madrid : Villarreal||2 : 0|
|2018-10-20||La Liga||Villarreal : Atlético Madrid||1 : 1|
|2018-03-18||La Liga||Villarreal : Atlético Madrid||2 : 1|
|2017-10-28||La Liga||Atlético Madrid : Villarreal||1 : 1|
|2017-04-25||La Liga||Atlético Madrid : Villarreal||0 : 1|
Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid should be one of the most interesting games of 16th La Liga round, which will be held at Estadio de la Ceramica, at Villareal. Visitors are strong favourites to fight for top places after strengthening this summer. However, Villarreal looks weak so far, so they need to find motivation and strength to play against a very strong opponent. During the last 5 meetings, Atletico won only 1-time last season at Wanda Metropolitano. The Yellow Submarine won twice and lead the head to head statistics. Read our thoughts about this exciting La Liga Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid match, here below.
Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid
Hosts stand at the moment at 13th place with 18 points after 15 games. They had a very strong and confident start of the season, especially after Cazorla came back on the field. He led the squad and showed very strong leaders character what helped to gain more points even playing against strong opponents. However, recently, Villarreal facing very difficult times with 4 defeats in 5 last games. At home, they lost only once, but away they have a much worse situation with 6 defeats so far. The Yellow Submarine had a great opportunity to take a place on the top of the Standings but failed to hold the form and shape. During the last 3 games, Villarreal conceded at least 2 goals but also scored by the goal in every match.
Last season Villarreal finished at 14th place so they had no chances to participate in European competitions. This season they should strongly concentrate on the highest Spanish league.
Atletico Madrid stands at 6th place so far with still great chances to fight for top places. This is one f the most dangerous teams in Spain, so obviously, every middle-class squad should be aware of them. After 15 games, Atletico conceded already 10 and scored only 16 goals. This is far away from their best results, especially in defence, as their football style is built on the strong backline and a high percentage of finished moments in attack.
Now, the Indians have a very tough calendar, knowing their difficult situation in Champions League. In group D, they are still under the question to be the second participant of the group in Playoffs. Atletico Madrid has 7 points and has all chance to finish second, but they first need to win over the Lokomotiv Moscow in the finishing CL group stage round. During this season, they already lost twice against Juventus and Bayer Leverkusen, what complicates their chances to promote.
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