Villarreal and Barcelona star in one of the most attractive duels of the thirty-second day of LaLiga Santander. Despite being the matchday 32, It must be borne in mind that due to the calendar problems the 33rd has been played, so there are only six games left until the end of the season.
It is a real game that both teams play in The Ceramic Stadium, between a FC Barcelona what is he looking for leadership in LaLiga Santander before a VillarreaHe who wants to achieve a prestigious victory that will catapult them to the fifth place that gives access to the Europa League square.
The Barcelona He arrives at a great moment of form and play. To recent conquest of the Copa del Rey, where he clearly defeated the Athletic Bilbao in the final for a forceful 4-0, the win in the Camp Nou to Getafe by 5-2. Currently the Blaugranas occupy the third place in the classification in LaLiga Santander with 68 points, one above the Seville (fourth with 67), and two below Real Madrid, second with 70. However, the Catalans have one less game to play, the postponed, also in the Camp Nou, before him grenade for disputing the Copa del Rey final.
This exit to Ceramic Stadium He will also face two of the top gunners in the championship. Leo Messi, top scorer with 25 points, will have as his rival Gerard Moreno, Spanish top scorer with 20 goals and third in the championship, behind the Argentine star and Karim Benzema, which has 21.
Currently, the Villarreal occupies the seventh position of the classification with 49 points after fall during the week in Mendizorroza before the Alaves by 2-1. Now, it is one point Betis and Real Sociedad (50), sixth and fifth ranked respectively.
Facing this tough duel in the Ceramic Stadium, the Villarreal will have to get his best version before a Barça on a roll in this second round and with Messi at his best level. The defense of the Yellow Submarine is leaving many doubts, as could be seen in the past day, as well as with Asenjo in goal.
In addition, the Villarreal will face next Thursday the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals against him Arsenal, in a real game. The people of Castellón have to fight in both competitions and will have to dose efforts.
In the first round, the Ronald Koeman’s Barcelona passed over the Villarreal, which he thrashed by a forceful 4-0. A double of the young man Ansu Fati, seriously injured for the remainder of the season, somewhat Messi penalty and another Pau Torres in own door they left a loose marker, of which surely the technician Unai emery have learned and come up with another match style to match.
When is Villarreal – Barcelona played?
The game is played today, Sunday, April 25, at 16.15 hours
Where to see Villarreal – Barcelona?
The encounter can be seen by Movistar LaLiga (46) and Movistar LaLiga 1 (47), platform dials Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.