Real Madrid vs Villarreal
Real Madrid host Villarreal in La Liga on Saturday in the final round of fixtures and need to win and hope Atletico Madrid lose to win the league championship. We will take a look at the stats and best football tips.
The head to head is pretty impressive from Villarreal’s point of view, each of the last six head to head matches have finished with both teams scoring. In fact, in four of them both teams scored twice. We know Real Madrid will be up for it but will Villarreal? They currently sit in 7th position with only one point between them and a 5th place position but play in the Europa League Final just four days later. Manager Unai Emery himself has admitted his players will have one eye on the final but did also say Saturday is the priority.
“On Saturday we will have an eye on the Manchester United game. It is important that we play on Saturday and I think we deserved it because we are in a final representing Spanish football.”
Real Madrid Form
Real Madrid have won three of their last five La Liga games drawing the other two. The draws came at home to Real Betis and Sevilla. They have scored nine goals in that period and only conceded three times. Their latest fixture was a 0-1 win against Bilbao with Nacho grabbing the winner.
Real Madrid have scored in four of their last five and have scored two or more three times.
Villarreal have won their last two fixtures but did lose games either side of their Europa League Semi Finals with Arsenal. One of those was against Barcelona just a few days before the first leg and Villarreal did manage to score in a 1-2 loss. Their latest fixture was an impressive 4-0 victory over Sevilla and although Sevilla received a red card it was already 2-0 at that point.
Villarreal have scored in each of their last five and have scored two or more on three occasions.