Real Valladolid 0-2 Villarreal: Valladolid suffer defeat away to Villarreal

Unai Emery’s men secure all 3 points after victory away to Valladolid on Thursday
Real Valladolid vs. Villarreal
Jose Montes

Jose Montes

If you read Jose’s writing, you would never think that he is anything but professional. However, he is the joker of our team.

Villarreal defeat Real Valladolid 2-0 on Thursday at José Zorrilla. Both sides arrived at the match from previous defeats in the league. Valladolid were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 3-0 to Valencia. Villarreal lost 4-2 in the last match they played against Celta Vigo. After today’s result, Valladolid and Villarreal currently occupy 18th and 6th spots in the table, with 31 points and 55 points respectively after 36 matches.

After a goalless first half, Villarreal continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Gerard Moreno giving The Yellow Submarine the lead, 68 minutes in. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a goal from Etienne Capoue just before the final whistle with a final score of 2-0.

For Valladolid, Ruben Alcaraz, Sergi Guardiola, Kiko Olivas, Marcos De Sousa and Michel Herrero, came on for Joaquin Fernandez, Roque Mesa, Fede San Emeterio, Toni Villa and Oscar Plano. Villarreal replaced Yeremi Pino, Alex Baena and Alberto Moreno with Paco Alcacer, Manu Trigueros and Moi Gomez.

There were bookings for Jawad El Yamiq, Kiko Olivas and Sergi Guardiola from Valladolid. For Villarreal, Etienne Capoue saw yellow.

Valladolid will next travel to Real Sociedad, while Villarreal will face Seville at home.

Technical card:
Real Valladolid: Sergio Asenjo, Ruben Pena, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza, Moi Gomez, Dani Parejo, Etienne Capoue, Manu Trigueros, Gerard Moreno and Paco Alcacer
Villarreal: Roberto, Bruno Gonzalez, Joaquin Fernandez, Jawad El Yamiq, Saidy Janko, Fede San Emeterio, Toni Villa, Roque Mesa, Nacho Martinez, Shon Weissman and Oscar Plano
Stadium: José Zorrilla
Goals: Gerard Moreno (0-1, min. 68) and Etienne Capoue (0-2, min. 90)


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