VALENCIA. Sevilla and Villarreal draw 1-1. O. Torres scored the first goal (8′) for Sevilla. A. Baena equalized (51′).
The match was played at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia stadium in Valencia on Sunday and it started at 4:15 pm local time. The referee was Alejandro José Hernández Hernández with the assistance of José Enrique Naranjo Pérez and Diego Sánchez Rojo. The 4th official was David López Jiménez. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 22 degrees Celsius or 71.55 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 69%.
The ball possession was not so different. Villarreal was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Sevilla that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Villarreal was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Villarreal to win the match.
Villarreal shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Sevilla shot 12 times, 1 on target, 11 off target.
Villarreal received 1 yellow card (A. Baena). On the opposite side, Sevilla received 5 yellow cards (Bono, M. Acuna, N. Gudelj, J. A. Carmona and A. Telles).
After this encounter, Villarreal will have 11 points to hold in the 6th place. On the other side, Sevilla will have 5 points to hold in the 15th place.
In the next match in the La Liga, Villarreal will play away with Cádiz on the 1st of October with a 4-1 head to head in favor of Villarreal (4 draws).
Sevilla will host Atlético Madrid on the 1st of October with a 14-12 head to head record in favor of Atlético Madrid (13 draws).
Villarreal – Formation
Villarreal started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Unai Emery Etxegoien decided to play with the following team: Gerónimo Rulli, Kiko Femenía , Raúl Albiol , Pau Torres , Alfonso Pedraza , Samuel Chukwueze , Étienne Capoue , Dani Parejo , Francis Coquelin , Giovani Lo Celso and Nicolas Jackson .
The home team had on the bench: José Luis Morales, Iker Álvarez, Johan Mojica , Jorge Cuenca, Manuel Morlanes, Arnaut Danjuma , Aïssa Mandi, Yéremy Pino , Filip Jörgensen and Alejandro Baena .
Villarreal made 5 changes: G. Lo Celso for A. Baena (31′), S. Chukwueze for Y. Pino (59′), F. Coquelin for A. Danjuma (60′), N. Jackson for J. L. Morales (82′) and A. Pedraza for J. Mojica (82′).
Best player: Dani Parejo
The most impressive player for Villarreal was Dani Parejo.
His rating iswith 62 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 10 crosses. He hit the woodwork once times.
Sevilla – Formation
Sevilla started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Julen Lopetegui Argote played with: Bono, José Ángel Carmona , Nemanja Gudelj , Kike Salas , Marcos Acuña , Joan Jordán , Fernando , Jesús Navas , Isco , Óliver Torres and Rafa Mir .
These were the players on the bench: Gonzalo Montiel, Papu Gómez, Adnan Januzaj, Marko Dmitrović , Suso , Kasper Dolberg, Tanguy Nianzou , Alex Telles , Ivan Rakitić, Alberto Flores, Youssef En-Nesyri and Karim Rekik.
Sevilla could not rely on the presence of M. Dmitrovic (injured).
Sevilla made 5 changes: Bono for M. Dmitrovic (46′), Fernando for T. Nianzou (47′), J. A. Carmona for Suso (69′), M. Acuna for A. Telles (69′) and O. Torres for Papu Gomez (83′).
Best player: Marcos Acuña
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sevilla was Marcos Acuña.
His rating iswith 38 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 16. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the La Liga.