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Sixth place it is!
Sixth place it is!

Villarreal will play one round less in the Europa League after Anoeta’s exhibition

What a great finishing match! Villarreal took over Anoeta and with a beautiful game display, managed to secure the sixth place against Real Sociedad (1-2), which allows Marcelino’s men to play one qualifier less for next season’s Europa League. With two fabulous goals from Uche and Giovani, the Submarine closed an outstanding season in which the Yellows, newly promoted to the First Division, have been one of the great emerging teams of the tournament.


Match facts:

Real Sociedad: Bravo; Carlos Martínez (Chori Castro, 75’), Ansotegi, Iñigo Martínez, José Ángel; Markel Bergara (Granero, 46’), Pardo (Zurutuza, 46’), Canales; Vela, Griezmann and Agirretxe.

Villarreal CF: Juan Carlos; Mario, Musacchio, Gabriel, Jokic; Bruno (Pina, 51’), Trigueros, Moi Gómez, Aquino (Jaume Costa, 55’); Giovani (Jonathan Pereira, 79’) and Uche.

Goals: 0-1, min. 25: Giovani. 0-2, min. 69: Uche. 1-2, min. 92: Carlos Vela.

Referee: Velasco Carballo (Madrid). He booked Bergara (68’) and Granero (86’) for Real Sociedad and Jokic (43’), Musacchio (60’) and Jaume Costa (88’) for Villarreal.