Villarreal vs Real Madrid Match Analysis & Prediction
07/01/2023 6:15 pm
Both Villarreal and Real Madrid will be looking to record their third consecutive win in the La Liga this weekend when they square off at The Estadio de la Cerámica in the 16th round of the Spanish top flight. Kickoffs schedules for January 7 at 18:15 EAT.
The home side is a point away from the Conference League spot at the moment, with seven wins from 15 games played this season.
Villarreal will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-5 Copa del Rey success to trash FC Cartagena in their previous fixture. In that match, Villarreal had 66% possession, 18 shots with nine of them on target and goals by Álex Baena (49′), Arnaut Danjuma (56′), José Luis Morales (61′), Samuel Chukwueze (85′) and Étienne Capoue (90′). Cartagena got 20 shots at goal with seven of them on target and a goal by Pablo Vázquez (39′).
Madrid has had a great record of just one defeat since the season beginning of the season. Coming into this game Real Madrid is ranked first in away form, with seven wins and 19 goals scored in eight outings this season.
Real Madrid enters this meeting after 0-1 Copa del Rey triumph over Cacereño in their previous encounter. In that game, Real Madrid had 56% possession, seven shots with four of them on target and a goal scored by Rodrygo (69′). Cacereño got nine shots with 1 of them on target
Villarreal vs. Real Madrid Head to head
Real Madrid has an excellent record in the head to head history of this match having won 25 times from the 44 encounters since 1998; Villarreal won four times while 16 matches ended in draws.
12/02/2022Villarreal0Real Madrid0La Liga
25/09/2021Real Madrid0Villarreal0La Liga
22/05/2021Real Madrid2Villarreal1La Liga
21/11/2020Villarreal1Real Madrid1La Liga
16/07/2020Real Madrid2Villarreal1La Liga
Villarreal Team News
As for the home team, Gerard Moreno should be recalled to the starting XI, while Giovani Lo Celso is likely to miss the game with injury.
Villarreal's Last 5 Matches
03/01/2023Cartagena1Villarreal5Copa del Rey
20/12/2022Guijuelo1Villarreal2Copa del Rey
15/12/2022Aston Villa0Villarreal1Club Friendlies
Real Madrid Team News
As for Madrid, Mariano Diaz is the only absentee ahead of this match as he remains in the recovery room.
Real Madrid 's Last 5 Matches
03/01/2023Cacereno0Real Madrid1Copa del Rey
30/12/2022Valladolid0Real Madrid2La Liga
10/11/2022Real Madrid2Cadiz1La Liga
07/11/2022Vallecano3Real Madrid2La Liga
02/11/2022Real Madrid5Celtic1UEFA Champions League
Villarreal vs. Real Madrid : Odds and Predictions
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