Celta de Vigo tops Villarreal 3-2. HIGHLIGHTS

VIGO. Celta de Vigo prevailed over Villarreal.

Celta de Vigo tops Villarreal 3-2. HIGHLIGHTS

VIGO. Celta de Vigo prevailed over Villarreal.

Santi Comesaña received a red card (17′)​. This red card was one of the reason why Villarreal lost the match.

The match was played at the Estadio de Balaídos stadium in Vigo on Sunday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. In front of 19,548 spectators.​ The referee was César Soto Grado with the support of Iván Masso Granado and Carlos Álvarez Fernández. The 4th official was José Alberto Pardeiro Puente. The weather was heavy intensity rain. The temperature was cold at 14.36 degrees Celsius or 57.85 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 99%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 54 Ball Possession 46
Shots
  • 23 Total 11
  • 7 On Target 3
  • 12 Off Target 4
  • 4 Shots blocked 4
  • 108 Attack 79
  • 57 Dangerous attack 33
  • 64 Ball safe 68
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 2 Corners 1
Fouls
  • 10 Total 4
  • 4 Yellow Cards 0
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 1
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Celta de Vigo was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Villarreal that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Celta de Vigo had a more offensive attitude with 57 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Celta de Vigo won the match​.

Celta de Vigo shot 23 times, 7 on target, 12 off target. Regarding the opposition, Villarreal shot 11 times, 3 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Celta de Vigo received 4 yellow cards (Anastasios Douvikas, Javier Manquillo, Damián Rodríguez and Williot Swedberg ). Talking about the opposition, Villarreal didn’t receive any yellow card.

Also, Villarreal didn’t finish the match with 11 players after Santi Comesaña (Villarreal) was sent off after receiving a straight red card (17′).

Match Timeline

12'
Alberto Moreno(goal)Dani Parejo
17'
Santi Comesaña- Red
16'
Santi Comesaña(VAR_CARD)
Iago Aspas (penalty)
22'
Javier Manquillo- Yellow
25'
33'
Jørgen Strand Larsen(goal)Damián Rodríguez
39'
46'
Jorge Cuenca- sub ->Yerson Mosquera
Mihailo Ristic- sub ->Damián Rodríguez
46'
Luca de la Torre- sub ->Javier Manquillo
46'
56'
Francis Coquelin- sub ->Ilias Akhomach
56'
Alfonso Pedraza- sub ->Alberto Moreno
Williot Swedberg - Yellow
64'
65'
Gonçalo Guedes(goal)Alexander Sørloth
Franco Cervi- sub ->Williot Swedberg 
65'
16'
Santi Comesaña(VAR)
74'
José Luis Morales- sub ->Gonçalo Guedes
79'
Étienne Capoue- sub ->Dani Parejo
Anastasios Douvikas- sub ->Hugo Álvarez
80'
Carles Pérez- sub ->Fran Beltrán
80'
Anastasios Douvikas(goal)Iago Aspas 
82'
Anastasios Douvikas- Yellow
85'

Standings

After this encounter, Celta de Vigo has 34 points like Rayo Vallecano to sit in the 15th place. Regarding the opposition, Villarreal will stays with 45 points to hold in the 9th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the La Liga, Celta de Vigo will play away with Atlético Madrid on the 12th of May with a 19-7 head to head record in favor of Atlético Madrid (5 draws).

Villarreal will host Sevilla on the 12th of May with a 17-8 head to head in favor of Sevilla (14 draws).

Celta de Vigo – Formation

Celta de Vigo
G
Vicente Guaita 25.Spain
6.4
D
Jailson 16.Brazil
6.8
D
Carl Starfelt 2.Sweden
7.0
D
Javier Manquillo 22.Spain
6.8
46' 25'
M
Fran Beltrán 8.Spain
7.5
80'
M
Manu Sánchez 23.Spain
M
Hugo Álvarez 33.Spain
6.4
80'
M
7.5
46' 33'
M
Óscar Mingueza 3.Spain
8.5
F
Iago Aspas  10.Spain
9.5
Goals22'
F
6.4
Goals39'
F
Williot Swedberg  19.Sweden
6.4
65' 64'
Substitutes
G
Iván Villar 13.Spain
D
D
Kevin Vázquez 20.Spain
D
Mihailo Ristic 21.Serbia
6.4
46'
D
Unai Núñez 4.Spain
M
Franco Cervi 11.Argentina
7.3
65'
M
Luca de la Torre 14.United States
7.0
46'
M
Hugo Sotelo 30.Spain
F
Tadeo Allende 9.Argentina
F
8.1
80' 85' Goals82'
F
F
Carles Pérez 7.Spain
7.0
80'

Celta de Vigo started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Claudio Giráldez González decided to play with the following team: Manu Sánchez, Vicente Guaita (6.4), Javier Manquillo (6.8), Carl Starfelt (7.0), Jailson (6.8), Óscar Mingueza (8.5), Damián Rodríguez (7.5), Fran Beltrán (7.5), Hugo Álvarez (6.4), Iago Aspas  (9.5), Jørgen Strand Larsen (6.4) and Williot Swedberg  (6.4).

The home team had on the bench: Tadeo Allende, Franco Cervi (7.3), Anastasios Douvikas (8.1), Iván Villar, Luca de la Torre (7.0), Kevin Vázquez, Mihailo Ristic (6.4), Miguel Rodríguez, Hugo Sotelo, Carlos Domínguez, Unai Núñez and Carles Pérez (7.0).

Celta de Vigo could not rely on the presence of Franco Cervi (injured).

Substitutions

Celta de Vigo made 5 changes: Javier Manquillo for Luca de la Torre (46′), Damián Rodríguez for Mihailo Ristic (46′), Williot Swedberg  for Franco Cervi (65′), Hugo Álvarez for Anastasios Douvikas (80′) and Fran Beltrán for Carles Pérez (80′).

Player of the match: Iago Aspas ​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Celta de Vigo was Iago Aspas .

His rating is 9.5 with 1 goal, 60 passes (93% accurate) and 7 key passes. He won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

Villarreal – Formation

Villarreal
G
Filip Jørgensen 13.Denmark
7.5
D
Yerson Mosquera 2.Colombia
6.6
46'
D
Raúl Albiol  3.Spain
6.8
D
Kiko Femenía 17.Spain
6.8
D
Alberto Moreno 18.Spain
7.3
56' Goals12'
M
Santi Comesaña 4.Spain
3.4
17'
M
Dani Parejo 10.Spain
7.3
79'
M
Álex Baena 16.Spain
6.7
M
Ilias Akhomach 27.Spain
7.0
56'
F
Gonçalo Guedes 9.Portugal
7.3
74' Goals65'
F
Alexander Sørloth 11.Norway
7.3
Substitutes
G
Pepe Reina 1.Spain
D
Jorge Cuenca 5.Spain
6.4
46'
D
Eric Bailly 12.Ivory Coast
D
Aïssa Mandi 23.Algeria
M
Étienne Capoue 6.France
6.4
79'
M
Manu Trigueros 14.Spain
M
Francis Coquelin 19.France
6.8
56'
M
Ramón Terrats 20.Spain
M
Alfonso Pedraza 24.Spain
6.4
56'
F
6.6
74'

Villarreal started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

Marcelino García Toral played with: Filip Jørgensen (7.5), Kiko Femenía (6.8), Raúl Albiol  (6.8), Yerson Mosquera (6.6), Alberto Moreno (7.3), Ilias Akhomach (7.0), Santi Comesaña (3.4), Dani Parejo (7.3), Álex Baena (6.7), Gonçalo Guedes (7.3), Alexander Sørloth (7.3).

They had on the bench: Pepe Reina, Jorge Cuenca (6.4), Étienne Capoue (6.4), Eric Bailly, Manu Trigueros, José Luis Morales (6.6), Francis Coquelin (6.8), Ramón Terrats, Aïssa Mandi and Alfonso Pedraza (6.4).

Villarreal could not rely on the presence of Alfonso Pedraza (injured).

Substitutions

Villarreal made 5 changes: Yerson Mosquera for Jorge Cuenca (46′), Alberto Moreno for Alfonso Pedraza (56′), Ilias Akhomach for Francis Coquelin (56′), Gonçalo Guedes for José Luis Morales (74′) and Dani Parejo for Étienne Capoue (79′).

Player of the match: Filip Jørgensen​

The most impressive player for Villarreal was the goalkeeper: Filip Jørgensen. His rating is 7.45. He performed 4 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the La Liga.​