Villarreal visit Celta looking for their seventh win in a row (Friday, 9pm CET)
The Submarine returns to LaLiga action. Villarreal CF face RC Celta this Friday, at 9pm CET, at Balaídos. Quique Setién’s side travel to Galicia with optimism and confidence after the prestigious win against Real Madrid at the Estadio de la Cerámica (2-1).
In the league table, nine points separate the two teams. Villarreal are sixth with 27 points, while RC Celta are 16th with 16 points. In the last meeting between the two sides, the Submarine won 1-0 at the Estadio de la Cerámica thanks to a Dani Parejo goal. Meanwhile, in the last visit to Balaídos, the match ended in a draw (1-1). Alberto Moreno was the scorer that evening.
In the last 34 meetings between the two sides, RC Celta have won 14 times, there have been seven draws and the Yellows have won on 13 occasions. The goal difference is 52-43 in favour of the Yellows.
The Submarine are in great form after a very positive last few weeks, both on and off the pitch. The Yellows have won six games in a row against Espanyol (0-1), Santa Amalia (0-9), Guijuelo (1-2), Valencia (2-1), Cartagena (1-5) and Real Madrid (2-1). Against RC Celta Vigo, the Yellows will be looking for their seventh win in a row to consolidate their place in the European places.