Champions League: Villarreal tops Young Boys 4-1

BERN. Villarreal had a easy win over Young Boys.

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BERN. Villarreal had a easy win over Young Boys. Villarreal scored with Y. Pino (6′), G. Moreno (16′), A. Moreno (89′) and S. Chukwueze (90′). On the other side, M. Elia (77′) scored for Young Boys.

The match was held at the Stadion Wankdorf (Bern) Stadium in Bern on Wednesday and this began at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Sergey Karasev with the help of Igor Demeshko and Maksim Gavrilin. The 4th official was Aleksey Kulbakov. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13.5 degrees Celsius or 56.26 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Young Boys was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. Villarreal that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.

Young Boys was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 6 were on target. Nonetheless, Villarreal managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Young Boys shot 20 times, 6 on target, 14 off target. On the opposite side, Villarreal shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.


Young Boys received 1 yellow card (M. Aebischer). On the opposite side, Villarreal received 1 yellow card (G. Rulli).

After playing this encounter, Young Boys stays with 3 points to occupy the 4th place in the table. while Villarreal has 4 points (2nd).

Match Events

  • 6'

    Y. Pino

    Alfonso Pedraza

  • 16'

    G. Moreno

    D. Parejo

  • 45'

    M. Aebischer

  • 63'

    S. Hefti

    J. Lefort

  • 70'

    A. Moreno

    F. Coquelin

  • 70'

    F. Rieder

    C. Martins Pereira

  • 70'

    Fabian Rieder 

    Christopher Martins Pereira

  • 77'

    M. Elia

  • 83'

    A. Mandi

    R. Albiol

  • 87'

    G. Rulli

  • 89'

    A. Moreno

  • 89'

    M. Gomez

    Y. Pino

  • 90'

    S. Chukwueze

    A. Danjuma

  • 90'

    F. Mambimbi

    C. Fassnacht

  • 90'

    S. Chukwueze

    G. Moreno

Next matche

In the upcoming Champions League match, Young Boys will play away with Villarreal on the 2nd of November with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Villarreal (0 draws).

Villarreal will host Young Boys on the 2nd of November with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Villarreal (0 draws).

Young Boys: Formation and Lineups

Young Boys started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

The manager David Wagner chose to play with the following team: David von Ballmoos (6.6), Nicolas Ngamaleu (6.4), Mohamed Camara (6.9), Sandro Lauper (7.0), Jordan Lefort (6.8), Ulisses Garcia (6.4), Michel Aebischer (7.3), Christopher Martins Pereira (7.1), Christian Fassnacht (6.2), Jordan Siebatcheu (6.7) and Meschack Elia (7.8).


Young Boys made 4 changes: J. Lefort for S. Hefti (63′), C. Martins Pereira for F. Rieder (70′), J. Siebatcheu for W. Kanga (70′) and C. Fassnacht for F. Mambimbi (90′).

Top player: Meschack Elia

The player who no doubt impressed Young Boys the most was Meschack Elia.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 9 passes (88% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Villarreal: Formation and Lineups

Villarreal started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Unai Emery Etxegoien played with: Gerónimo Rulli (7.5), Juan Foyth (6.9), Raúl Albiol (6.7), Pau Torres (6.9), Yéremi Pino (7.4), Dani Parejo (7.4), Étienne Capoue (6.8), Francis Coquelin (6.4), Alfonso Pedraza (7.3), Gerard Moreno (7.3) and Arnaut Danjuma (6.1).


Villarreal made 4 changes: F. Coquelin for A. Moreno (70′), R. Albiol for A. Mandi (83′), Y. Pino for M. Gomez (89′) and A. Danjuma for S. Chukwueze (90′).

Best player: Gerónimo Rulli

The player that probably impressed the most for Villarreal was the goalkeeper: Gerónimo Rulli. His rating is 7.45. He performed 4 saves.

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