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Villarreal and Fulham will face each other for the first time
Villarreal and Fulham will face each other for the first time

The English side will be the Yellows’ sixth pre-season opponennt

A new test for Unai Emery’s men! Villarreal CF, after Saturday’s match against Southampton, have travelled to London to face Fulham, the oldest professional team in London, managed by Portuguese head coach Marco Silva. The match, which kicks off at 4pm CEST, will be shown live on GOL.

The Whites are a historic club. Founded in 1879, the side from the English capital have experienced a number of great moments in various competitions and different leagues, but last season they were promoted back to the Premier League.

The main man, Aleksandar Mitrovic

El equipo londinense cuenta con una plantilla amplia con jugadores experimentados en el fútbol inglés, pero por encima de todo destaca un nombre: Aleksandar Mitrovic. El delantero serbio anotó 43 goles en 44 partidos la pasada campaña y se convirtió en máximo goleador en una temporada de la historia de la Championship, la segunda división inglesa.

The Whites have a squad with various experienced players, but the standout player is Aleksandar Mitrovic. The Serbian striker scored 43 league goals in 44 games last season, becoming the top scorer in one season in Championship history.

Players such as Alphonse Aréola, Andre-Franck Zambo Anguissa and Luciano Vietto have represented both sides, and forming part of the Yellows family and the Whites.