Streak in La Copa, Gerard Moreno and best edition
On Wednesday, Barça are facing Villarreal in the Copa del Rey frist-leg match. Marcelino's team got rid of Getafe, Real Sociedad and Cadiz in the previous rounds. Let's review the most highlighted stats of the Valencian team.
1) Like a thunder in La Copa. Villarreal won 5 out of 6 games in this Copa del Rey and they drawed the other one, in addition, they only conceided 6 goals and they scored 10. In a perfect streak, like they are playing the last 20 matches, they only lost one time: against Barça at Camp Nou.
2) The best edition. The team from La Plana are making their debut in the Copa del Rey semifinals. They reached Champions League in 2006 but they only reached Copa del Rey quarterfinals 4 times.
3) Scorer of La Copa. The top scorer of Villarreal in this competition is Gerard Moreno, with 5 goals. Even though it is possible that today Marcelino does rotations and make starters in La Liga play, where Vietto stands out, with 15 goals this season.