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Villarreal reach 900 matches in the top flight
Villarreal reach 900 matches in the top flight

The Submarine are the 20th team in Spain with the most games in the top flight

Villarreal CF have played their 900th match in the top flight. The Yellows reached this milestone on Friday with a prestigious win over Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena (1-3).

The Yellow Submarine are the 20th club in Spain to do so after Athletic Club, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Valencia CF, Atlético de Madrid, RCD Espanyol, Sevilla FC, Real Sociedad, Real Zaragoza, Real Betis, RC Celta, Real Valladolid, RC Deportivo, CA Osasuna, Sporting de Gijón, Racing de Santander, Real Oviedo, UD Las Palmas and RCD Mallorca.

In their 900 official matches, played in a total of 24 seasons in the First Division, the Yellows have a total of 369 wins, 238 draws and 293 defeats.