PALMA DE MALLORCA. Mallorca and Villarreal didn’t manage to score any goal on Sunday. It was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (66%).
The match was played at the Iberostar Estadi stadium in Palma de Mallorca on Sunday and it started at 12:00 pm local time. In front of 9,168 spectators. The referee was Carlos Del Cerro Grande who had the assistance of Roberto Alonso Fernández and Gonzalo García González. The 4th official was Sergio Pérez Muley. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 26.8 degrees Celsius or 80.22 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 61%.
Mallorca started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2). On the opposite side, Villarreal adopted a aggressive formation (4-3-3).
Mallorca – Formation
The manager Luis García Plaza decided to play with the following team: Manolo Reina, Pablo Maffeo , Martin Valjent , Brian Oliván , Jaume Costa , Takefusa Kubo , Salva Sevilla , Iddrisu Baba , Amath Ndiaye , Dani Rodriguez and Fernando Niño .
The home team had on the bench: Marc Carmona, Joan Sastre, Aleix Febas, Jordi Mboula, Matthew Hoppe , Kang-in Lee, Abdón Prats, Dominik Greif, Antonio Sánchez, Josep Gaya, Lago Júnior , Rodrigo Battaglia and Marc Carmona.
Mallorca could not rely on the presence of J. Sastre (injured).
Best player: Iddrisu Baba
The player that probably impressed the most for Mallorca was Iddrisu Baba.
His rating iswith 31 passes (74% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4.
Villarreal – Formation
On the opposite side, Unai Emery Etxegoien played with: Gerónimo Rulli, Juan Foyth , Raúl Albiol , Pau Torres , Pervis Estupiñán , Manu Trigueros , Francis Coquelin , Étienne Capoue , Moi Gómez , Boulaye Dia and Arnaut Danjuma .
They had on the bench: Mario Gaspar, Alfonso Pedraza, Rubén Peña, Sergio Asenjo, Dani Parejo , Alberto Moreno , Paco Alcácer , Vicente Iborra, Aïssa Mandi and Yéremi Pino .
Best player: Juan Foyth
The player that probably impressed the most for Villarreal was Juan Foyth.
His rating iswith 57 passes (75% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.
- ! 34 Ball Possession 66
- 13 Total 11
- 3 On Target 2
- 10 Off Target 9
- 0 Shots blocked 2
- 75 Attack 146
- 23 Dangerous attack 46
- 79 Ball safe 98
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 1
- 4 Off Sides 2
- 7 Total 14
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Villarreal was in firm control of the ball 66% while Mallorca was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Villarreal was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 2 were on target. However, that was not enough Villarreal to win the contest.
Mallorca shot 13 times, 3 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Villarreal shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.
Mallorca received 2 yellow cards (J. Sastre and A. Ndiaye). On the other side, Villarreal received 3 yellow cards (B. Dia, Y. Pino and R. Albiol).
After this match, Mallorca will have 8 points like FC Barcelona, Osasuna and Sevilla to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Villarreal will have 4 points like Celta de Vigo and Levante to stay in the 16th place.
In the next match in the La Liga, Mallorca will play away against Real Madrid on the 22nd of September with a 13-5 head to head record in favor of Real Madrid (2 draws).
Villarreal will host Elche on the 22nd of September with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Villarreal (5 draws).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga.
- Real Betis – Espanyol – 2-2
- Mallorca – Villarreal – 0-0
- Real Sociedad – Sevilla – 0-0
- Valencia – Real Madrid – 1-2