MADRID. Villarreal overcame Real Madrid 3-2 thanks to S. Chukwueze who scored in the 40th and 80th minute.
The match was played at the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid on Saturday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In front of 57,887 spectators. The referee was Javier Alberola Rojas with the assistance of Teodoro Sobrino Magán and Iván Hernández Ramos. The 4th official was Alberto Fuente Martín. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 18.4 degrees Celsius or 65.1 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 26%.
- 49 Ball Possession 51
- 18 Total 17
- 4 On Target 8
- 10 Off Target 6
- 4 Shots blocked 3
- 80 Attack 110
- 56 Dangerous attack 55
- 69 Ball safe 70
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 7
- 2 Off Sides 2
- 8 Total 18
- 0 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 5
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Real Madrid was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Villarreal that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Real Madrid had a more offensive attitude with 56 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 4 were on target. Nevertheless, Villarreal was capable to find the solution to win this contest.
Real Madrid shot 18 times, 4 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Villarreal shot 17 times, 8 on target, 6 off target.
Real Madrid didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Villarreal received 3 yellow cards (Yéremy Pino, Alfonso Pedraza and Juan Foyth).
After playing this match, Real Madrid will stay with 59 points to remain in the 2nd place. Talking about the opposition, Villarreal will have 47 points to sit in the 5th place.
In the next match in the La Liga, Real Madrid will play away against Cádiz on the 15th of April with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Real Madrid (2 draws).
Villarreal will host Real Valladolid on the 15th of April with a 8-6 head to head record in favor of Villarreal (3 draws).
Real Madrid – Formation
Real Madrid adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Carlo Ancelotti decided to play with the following team: Thibaut Courtois, Lucas Vázquez , Antonio Rüdiger , David Alaba , Nacho Fernández , Marco Asensio , Aurélien Tchouaméni , Dani Ceballos , Rodrygo , Karim Benzema and Vinícius Júnior .
The home team had on the bench: Andriy Lunin, Eduardo Camavinga, Éder Militão , Álvaro Odriozola, Eden Hazard, Mariano Díaz, Federico Valverde , Daniel Carvajal, Jesús Vallejo, Luka Modrić , Luis López and Toni Kroos.
Real Madrid made 4 changes: David Alaba for Éder Militão (46′), Karim Benzema for Federico Valverde (59′), Aurélien Tchouameni for Luka Modrić (72′) and Dani Ceballos for Eduardo Camavinga (76′).
Best player: Vinícius Júnior
The most impressive player for Real Madrid was Vinícius Júnior.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (89% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 13 duels out of 20. He performed 1 cross.
Villarreal – Formation
Also Villarreal adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Enrique Setién Solar played with: Pepe Reina, Juan Foyth , Aïssa Mandi , Pau Torres , Alfonso Pedraza , Ramón Terrats , Dani Parejo , Alejandro Baena , Samuel Chukwueze , Giovani Lo Celso and Yéremy Pino .
They had on the bench: Haissem Hassan, Carlo Adriano García, Filip Jörgensen, Manu Trigueros, Johan Mojica, Jorge Cuenca, Alberto Moreno , José Luis Morales and Kiko Femenía.
Villarreal made 5 changes: Ramón Terrats for Manu Trigueros (33′), Giovani Lo Celso for Morales (67′), Yéremy Pino for Alberto Moreno (67′), Álex Baena for Johan Mojica (90′) and Samuel Chukwueze for Kiko Femenía (90′).
Best player: Samuel Chukwueze
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Villarreal was Samuel Chukwueze.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 25 passes (72% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 11.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga.
- Real Madrid – Villarreal – 2-3
- Espanyol – Athletic Club – 1-2
- Osasuna – Elche – 2-1
- Real Sociedad – Getafe – 2-0