List of players to face SD Ponferradina
List of players to face SD Ponferradina

Javi Calleja chooses 16 players for the match at the El Toralín (Wednesday, 8:30pm CEST)

Villarreal Manager, Javi Calleja, has announced his list of players for the match against SD Ponferradina, corresponding to the first leg of the Round of 32 of the Copa del Rey. The match will be played this Wednesday at the El Toralín stadium at 8:30pm CEST (live on beIN Sports). Additions to the list of players that stand out are the return of Adrián Marín after injury and the presence of youngsters Cantero, Pau, Ramiro, Leo Suárez and Raba.

16 chosen players:

  • Goalkeepers: Barbosa and Cantero (number 31).
  • Defenders: Mario Gaspar, Rukavina, Adrián Marín, Bonera and Pau (number 30).
  • Midfielders: Rodrigo, Fornals, Soriano, Samu Castillejo, Cheryshev, Ramiro (number 26), Leo Suárez (number 35) and Raba (number 28).
  • Striker: Enes Ünal.


  • Ruben Semedo: Rectus femoris in right leg.
  • Sergio Asenjo: Lumboscialtagia.
  • Andrés Fernández: Tear of anterior cruciate ligament in right knee.
  • Bruno Soriano: Osteophyte on anterior tibial tuberosity in left leg.


  • Nicola Sansone. 

Travel plan

The Yellows will set off this Wednesday at 10am from Castellón Airport on a charter flight to León Airport. Once there, they will be transported to Ponferrada by coach and will stay at the Hotel Celuisma Ponferrada until the match. The return journey will commence once the match at the El Toralín stadium has finished.