Granada 0-3 Villarreal: Villarreal blaze past Granada, scoring 3 at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes without reply

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Technical card:
Granada: Rui Silva, Victor Diaz (Darwin Machis, min.53), German Sanchez (Jesus Vallejo, min.62), Domingos Duarte, Quini, Antonio Puertas, Angel Montoro (Adrian Marin, min.74), Yangel Herrera, Maxime Gonalons (Jorge Molina, min.62), Robert Kenedy and Roberto Soldado (Fede Vico, min.74)
Villarreal: Sergio Asenjo, Mario Gaspar, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza, Ruben Pena (Samuel Chukwueze, min.63), Etienne Capoue, Dani Parejo (Francis Coquelin, min.76), Manu Trigueros (Alberto Moreno, min.84), Carlos Bacca (Paco Alcacer, min.64) and Gerard Moreno (Moi Gomez, min.63)
Stadium: the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes
Goals: Gerard Moreno (0-1, min. 9), Quini (0-2, min. 18) and Gerard Moreno (0-3, min. 60)

Villarreal delivered a resounding 3-0 victory against Granada on Saturday, at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes. Granada arrived at the game looking pick up points, following a previous defeat to Valencia. Villarreal were coming from consecutive wins against Cádiz and Eibar. As it stands, Granada and Villarreal currently occupy 8th and 5th spots in the table, with 36 points and 46 points respectively after 29 matches.

Villarreal scored first, with Gerard Moreno opening the rout in the 9th minute. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Quini, on 18 minutes, which saw the first half end 0-2.

Villarreal continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Gerard Moreno finding the net again in the 60th minute. The game ended with a 3-0 victory for Villarreal.

For Granada, Darwin Machis, Jesus Vallejo, Jorge Molina, Adrian Marin and Fede Vico, came on for Gerard Moreno, Ruben Pena, Carlos Bacca, Dani Parejo and Manu Trigueros. Villarreal brought on Moi Gomez, Samuel Chukwueze, Paco Alcacer, Francis Coquelin and Alberto Moreno, to replace Gerard Moreno, Ruben Pena, Carlos Bacca, Dani Parejo and Manu Trigueros.

There were bookings for Roberto Soldado and Quini from Granada. For Villarreal, Dani Parejo and Mario Gaspar saw yellow.

Granada will next travel to Real Valladolid, while Villarreal will face Osasuna at home.


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