Villarreal – Valencia

Villarreal hosts Valencia in a match from the 36th round of the Spanish La Liga. Let’s see what is this game about.

Villarreal are 6th in La Liga’s standings with 54 points won so far. They are 5 points behind the 5th Real Betis and 5 points ahead of the 7th Getafe. Their record in the league so far shows 16 wins, 6 draws and 12 defeats. In its last five matches the Yellow Submarine won twice, lost twice and made one draw.

It’s important to note that Villarreal are currently unbeaten in three consecutive games – against Sevilla, Leganes and Celta. And they are also in a run of two consecutive wins in the league.

In the previous round Villarreal celebrated a thrilling 4-1 win against Celta at home.

Valencia on the other hand are 4th in the league with 67 points won. They have a record of 20 wins, 7 draws and 8 defeats since the beginning of the season. During this campaign Valencia are doing much better than the last one. They are returning in the Champions League next season, after such a dissapointing last campaign in La Liga.

In their last five games Valencia won once, made two draws and suffered two defeats. Los Che are currently in a run of four consecutive games without a win in the league. For the last time they won against Espanyol – 1-0 at home. At the moment Marcelino’s team is in a run of two consecutive draws.

This match is not of a great importance for both teams. More or less, they are aware where they are going to end in the standings. Of course, this is a game for prestige, because both Villarreal and Valencia are two of the strongest teams in Spain. Which means that they would want to do well against each other.