How Villarreal’s Mix of Hard Running and Killer Balls Could Set Them Up This Season

In their last match before the international break, Villarreal travelled to the RCDE Stadium to play Espanyol. The match itself wasn’t anything to write home about, with the Yellow Submarines dominant in possession but unable to break through against a deep-sitting opposition. That led to a fairly standard 0-0 draw, a result that Villarreal’s manager, […]

Villarreal: Bakambu’s Europa League Brace Could Be The Catalyst for Return to Early-Season Form

After a fast start to the season, the goals have dried up for Villarreal striker Cedric Bakambu in recent weeks. In fact, as he and his teammates prepared to face Bayer Leverkusen in the UEFA Europa League Round of 16, the France-born forward had failed to score in his last 11 appearances. To extend that […]

Why Multifaceted Bruno’s Such A Valuable Asset To Villarreal In All Aspects Of The Game

A splendid free kick from Villarreal’s captain, Bruno Soriano, proved the difference as Marcelino’s Yellow Submarines sunk Gary Neville’s Valencia 1-0 at the Madrigal. In a cagey affair that saw both sides complete less than 62% of their passes, Bruno’s slickness and polish from central midfield, which saw him operating at an 83% success rate, […]