Villarreal ease to a comfortable 5-1 win at the Ciutat de Valencia. Levante had been hopeful of continuing their run after winning last match. Villarreal lost 2-1 in the last match they played against Osasuna. Following today’s result, Levante and Villarreal currently occupy 9th and 5th spots in the table, with 38 points and 49 points respectively after 33 matches.
The Yellow Submarine didn’t take long to get on the score-sheet, with Sergio Postigo opening the rout, 9 minutes in. The momentum was now with Villarreal, who then scored again through a goal from Gerard Moreno in the 13th minute to establish a 2-0. However, Levante secured the points emphatically, with a goal from Mickael Malsa, 21 minutes in, finishing the first half 1-2.
Villarreal continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from Samuel Chukwueze in the 63rd minute. The momentum was now with Villarreal, who then scored again through a goal from Ruben Vezo, 72 minutes in to establish a 4-1. The Yellow Submarine then netted once more and increased their lead thanks to a second effort from Samuel Chukwueze in the 75th minute to make it 5-1.
For Levante, Gonzalo Melero, Dani Gomez, Ruben Vezo, Son and Cheick Doukoure, came on for Carlos Bacca, Gerard Moreno, Francis Coquelin, Dani Parejo and Samuel Chukwueze. Villarreal brought on Paco Alcacer, Manu Trigueros, Etienne Capoue, Ruben Pena and Yeremi Pino, to replace Carlos Bacca, Gerard Moreno, Francis Coquelin, Dani Parejo and Samuel Chukwueze.
There were bookings for Roger Marti and Carlos Clerc from Levante. For Villarreal, Francis Coquelin saw yellow.
|Levante:||Aitor Fernandez, Coke (Ruben Vezo, min.71), Oscar Duarte (Gonzalo Melero, min.71), Sergio Postigo, Carlos Clerc, Jorge De Frutos Sebastian (Son, min.78), Enis Bardhi, Mickael Malsa (Cheick Doukoure, min.79), Ruben Rochina (Dani Gomez, min.71), Jose Luis Morales and Roger Marti|
|Villarreal:||Sergio Asenjo, Mario Gaspar, Juan Foyth, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza, Samuel Chukwueze (Yeremi Pino, min.81), Francis Coquelin (Etienne Capoue, min.74), Dani Parejo (Ruben Pena, min.81), Moi Gomez, Carlos Bacca (Paco Alcacer, min.46) and Gerard Moreno (Manu Trigueros, min.74)|
|Stadium:||the Ciutat de Valencia|
|Goals:||Sergio Postigo (0-1, min. 9), Gerard Moreno (0-2, min. 13), Mickael Malsa (1-2, min. 21), Samuel Chukwueze (1-3, min. 63), Ruben Vezo (1-4, min. 72) and Samuel Chukwueze (1-5, min. 75)|