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Let’s try and keep up the good run at La Cerámica!
Let’s try and keep up the good run at La Cerámica!

Villarreal will be looking for their fourth consecutive home win against Rayo Vallecano

The Submarine face Rayo Vallecano at the Estadio de la Cerámica on Monday 30th January, starting at 9pm CET. Quique Setién’s side, on a roll after three consecutive home wins, will be looking for another victory to keep them in the European places.

Five points separate the two sides in the league table. Villarreal are fifth with 31 points, while the Madrid side are ninth with 26 points. In the last meeting between the two sides, the Submarine ran out convincing 1-5 winners in Vallecas thanks to goals from Alfonso Pedraza with a brace, Juan Foyth, Paco Alcácer and Pau Torres. Likewise, in the last match at the Estadio de la Cerámica, the game also ended in a 2-0 win for the Yellows, with goals from Aïssa Mandi and Gerard Moreno.

Over the course of their history, the two sides have met 27 times. Villarreal dominate this duel with fifteen wins, while Rayo Vallecano have only been able to beat the Yellow Submarine on six occasions. Also on six occasions the match ended in a draw.

The Submarine are in a sweet moment after taking 13 of the last 15 available points. At home, they have won three consecutive league victories against opponents such as Valencia, Real Madrid and Girona. Against Rayo Vallecano, the Yellows will be looking to continue to make it three in three to consolidate their position in the European places.