The Villarreal B team were victorious once again, after going two games without a win, in an even match against L'Hospitalet that the Yellows just edged thanks to the game’s only goal by Carlos López. The Mini Submarine got better and better as the game went on and picked up three key points in their pursuit to move up the Group III table in the Second Division B (Segunda División B).
The Catalonian side had the best chances in the first half, but the changes made by Manager Paco López after the break revitalized Villarreal The Manager took a risk by playing three at the back (Edgar Ié, Marcos Mauro and Pau) with two hard-working wide players (Felipe and Peris) and the formation worked brilliantly. The presence of three forwards (Carlos Martínez, Carlos López and Mario) also made the Yellows more dangerous in the penalty area.
And it was precisely the connection between two of these attackers that led to the only goal of the match. Carlos Martínez received the ball deep on the right wing and put in a pinpoint cross to Carlos López, who headed home for the Yellows. A more than deserved reward. The Villarreal B team’s next opponents will be Prat, away from home.
Villarreal B: Cantero; Felipe, Mauro, Pau, Peris; Javi García (Mario, m. 46), Larrea, Ramiro, Lazo (Edgar Ié, m. 46); Carlos Martínez and Carlos López (Anton Shvets, m. 87).
L'Hospitalet: Víctor, Dani, Jordi, Selvas (Zamora, m. 41), Juste, Carlos, Benjamín, Ciria (Walter, m. 81), Salinas, Porcar (Inés, m. 70) and Rubio.
Goal: 1-0. Min. 79: Carlos López.
Referee: Nieva López (Castilla-La Mancha, Spain). Cautioned: Peris and Edgar Ié for Villarreal; Juste, Benjamín, Ciria and Rubio for L'Hospitalet.