Celta de Vigo 1-1 Villarreal: Draw on Saturday

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VIGO. Villarreal and Celta de Vigo draw 1-1. A. Moreno scored the first goal (27') for Villarreal. B. Mendez settled the score 1-1 (72').

VIGO. Villarreal and Celta de Vigo draw 1-1. A. Moreno scored the first goal (27′) for Villarreal. B. Mendez settled the score 1-1 (72′). Celta de Vigo couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (57%)

The match was held at the Abanca-Balaídos (Vigo) Stadium in Vigo on Saturday and this began at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Javier Alberola Rojas who was helped by Teodoro Sobrino Magán and Iván Hernández Ramos. The 4th official was Carlos Fernández Buergo. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 19.1 degrees Celsius or 66.43 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 59%.​

Match Statistics

Celta de Vigo was in firm control of the ball 57% while Villarreal was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Villarreal was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Villarreal to win the match​.

Celta de Vigo shot 12 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Villarreal shot 18 times, 6 on target, 9 off target.


Celta de Vigo received 1 yellow card (S. Mina). On the opposite side, Villarreal received 1 yellow card (J. Foyth).

After playing this match, Celta de Vigo will have 12 points like Cádiz to stay in the 15th place. On the other side, Villarreal will have 15 points like Mallorca to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    S. Mina

  • 27'

    A. Moreno

    D. Parejo

  • 45'

    J. Foyth

  • 46'

    Thiago Galhardo

    Santi Mina 

  • 46'

    Néstor Araújo

    Jeison Murillo

  • 65'

    F. Cervi


  • 69'

    Y. Pino

    M. Trigueros

  • 70'

    M. Gomez

    R. Pena

  • 72'

    B. Mendez

  • 79'

    J. Fontan

    J. Aidoo

  • 87'

    S. Chukwueze

    A. Moreno

  • 83'

    A. Mandi

    B. Dia

  • 87'

    S. Aurier

    J. Foyth

  • 90'

    O. Yokuslu

    F. Beltran

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Celta de Vigo will play away against Deportivo Alavés on the 27th of November with a 7-6 head to head in favor of Deportivo Alavés (3 draws).

Villarreal will host FC Barcelona on the 27th of November with a 24-3 head to head statistic in favor of FC Barcelona (7 draws).

Celta de Vigo: Formation and Lineups

Celta de Vigo started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).

The manager Eduardo Germán Coudet chose to play with the following team: Matías Dituro (6.9), Kevin Vazquez (6.5), Joseph Aidoo (7.2), Jeison Murillo (6.4), Javi Galán (6.7), Fran Beltrán (7.2), Brais Méndez (7.1), Denis Suárez (7.3), Nolito (6.7), Iago Aspas (7.1) and Santi Mina (6.4).


Celta de Vigo made 5 changes: J. Murillo for N. Araujo (46′), S. Mina for T. Galhardo (46′), Nolito for F. Cervi (65′), J. Aidoo for J. Fontan (79′) and F. Beltran for O. Yokuslu (90′).

Top player: Denis Suárez

The player who no doubt impressed Celta de Vigo the most was Denis Suárez.

His rating is (7.3) with 52 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 4 crosses.

Villarreal: Formation and Lineups

Villarreal started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

On the other side, Unai Emery Etxegoien played with: Gerónimo Rulli (6.3), Juan Foyth (7.3), Raúl Albiol (7.1), Pau Torres (7.0), Alfonso Pedraza (7.1), Rubén Peña (6.8), Vicente Iborra (6.2), Dani Parejo (7.5), Alberto Moreno (7.6), Manu Trigueros (6.4) and Boulaye Dia (6.4).


Villarreal made 5 changes: M. Trigueros for Y. Pino (69′), R. Pena for M. Gomez (70′), A. Moreno for S. Chukwueze (87′), B. Dia for F. Coquelin (87′) and J. Foyth for S. Aurier (87′).

Top player: Alberto Moreno

Probably the most impressive player in Villarreal was Alberto Moreno.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 22 passes (77% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.

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