La Liga: Villarreal beats Rayo Vallecano 5-1 after a incredible match

MADRID. Villarreal overcomes Rayo Vallecano 5-1 after a incredible match.

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MADRID. Villarreal conquers Rayo Vallecano 5-1 after a incredible match. Rayo Vallecano lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Estadio de Vallecas stadium in Madrid on Thursday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Isidro Díaz de Mera Escuderos who was helped by Rubén Becerril Gómez and Diego Santaursula Aguado. The 4th official was David Cambronero González. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 23.6 degrees Celsius or 74.53 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 37%.​

Match Statistics

Rayo Vallecano was in firm control of the ball 57% while Villarreal was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Rayo Vallecano was more aggressive with 66 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 6 were on target. Nevertheless, Villarreal managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Rayo Vallecano shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Villarreal shot 11 times, 7 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Rayo Vallecano received 5 yellow cards (N. Maras, A. Garcia, S. Comesana, U. Lopez and M. Sylla). On the opposite side, Villarreal received 3 yellow cards (U. Emery, G. Rulli and R. Albiol).

After playing this match, Rayo Vallecano will stay with 42 points to stay in the 12th place. On the other side, Villarreal will have 53 points to stay in the 7th place.

Match Events

  • 3'
    3'

    Alfonso Pedraza

  • 21'
    21'

    S. Guardiola

  • 28'
    28'

    J. Foyth

    P. Torres

  • 31'
    31'

    N. Maras

  • 38'
    38'

    P. Alcacer

  • 45'
    45'

    P. Torres

    D. Parejo

  • 45'
    45'

    A. Garcia

  • 45'
    45'

    S. Comesana

  • 46'
    46'

    N. Jackson

    G. Lo Celso

  • 59'
    59'

    M. Sylla

    N. Maras

  • 59'
    59'

    R. Nteka

    N. Maras

  • 59'
    59'

    R. Falcao

    S. Guardiola

  • 61'
    61'

    A. Catena Marugán (Goal Disallowed)

  • 62'
    62'

    U. Emery

  • 62'
    62'

    G. Rulli

  • 66'
    66'

    B. Dia

    P. Alcacer

  • 66'
    66'

    A. Mandi

    P. Torres

  • 73'
    73'

    Mario Gaspar

    J. Foyth

  • 76'
    76'

    U. Lopez

  • 78'
    78'

    M. Sylla

  • 81'
    81'

    V. Iborra

    E. Capoue

  • 83'
    83'

    R. Albiol

  • 89'
    89'

    Alfonso Pedraza

  • 90'
    90'

    K. Rodrigues

    S. Comesana

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Asensio

    A. Garcia

Next match

In the upcoming La Liga match, Rayo Vallecano will play away against Mallorca on the 15th of May with a 4-3 head to head stats in favor of Rayo Vallecano (1 draw).

Villarreal will host Real Sociedad on the 15th of May with a 14-7 head to head in favor of Villarreal (10 draws).

Rayo Vallecano: Formation and Lineups

Rayo Vallecano started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Andoni Iraola Sagarna chose to play with the following team: Ó. Trejo, Stole Dimitrievski (5.2), Ivan Balliu (5.9), Nikola Maraš (5.9), Alejandro Catena (5.9), Fran García (5.7), Unai López (7.4), Óscar Valentín (6.8), Bebé (6.1), Santi Comesaña (5.8), Álvaro García (7.2) and Sergi Guardiola (7.3).

Substitutes

Rayo Vallecano made 5 changes: N. Maras for M. Sylla (59′), N. Maras for R. Nteka (59′), S. Guardiola for R. Falcao (59′), S. Comesana for K. Rodrigues (90′) and A. Garcia for A. Asensio (90′).

Top player: Unai López

Probably the most impressive player in Rayo Vallecano was Unai López.

His rating is (7.4) with 43 passes (93% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 15. He performed 9 crosses.

Villarreal: Formation and Lineups

Villarreal started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Unai Emery Etxegoien played with: Gerónimo Rulli (6.4), Juan Foyth (7.1), Raúl Albiol (6.1), Pau Torres (8.4), Alfonso Pedraza (9.4), Dani Parejo (7.8), Étienne Capoue (6.8), Manu Trigueros (7.7), Giovani Lo Celso (6.8), Paco Alcácer (7.2), Samuel Chukwueze (6.1).

Substitutes

Villarreal made 5 changes: G. Lo Celso for N. Jackson (46′), P. Alcacer for B. Dia (66′), P. Torres for A. Mandi (66′), J. Foyth for Mario Gaspar (73′) and E. Capoue for V. Iborra (81′).

Top player: Alfonso Pedraza

Probably the most impressive player in Villarreal was Alfonso Pedraza.

His rating is (9.4) with 2 goals, 24 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.

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