Time to face groguets in La Copa
Not more than one week ago, Barça and Villarreal faced each other in La Liga. Marcelino's team had not lost a game since November 2, but they were unable to stop Barça. Now they will face again in La Copa semifinals, where Villarreal will make it difficultl for Barça to reach the final. They have won all matches in this competition except one draw.
Let's take a look at their latest results before facing Barça:
Data in La Liga
Classificació: 6è (amb 41 punts, a 13 del líder, el R. Madrid)
Real Sociedad 2-2 Villarreal (Copa del Rey)
Draw in the second leg match of the Round of 16 in Copa del Rey. Gerard Moreno and Giovani dos Santos scored the goals for Villarreal.
Villarreal 2-0 Athletic Club (La Liga)
Comfortable victory against the team from Bilbao. Cheryshev (considered the best goal of the fixture) and Bruno Soriano (penalty) scored the goals of the 2-0.
Villarreal 1-0 Getafe (Copa del Rey)
The only goal of the match came at minute 85. A foul that gave a little advantage for the quarter final.
Villarreal 1-0 Levante
The Yellow team lasted 56 minutes to advance in the score and get the only goal of the match. The author, Vietto, taking advantage of a far kick by Trigueros.
Getafe 0-1 Villarreal (Copa del Rey)
Again, tight result but enough to classify for the semifinal. Gerard Moreno scored the only goal at minute 79.
Barça 3 - 2 Villarreal (liga)
Hard win by Barça, that had to come back from an adverse result two times. Cheryshev scored the 0-1 and after Neymar tied the match, Vietto did the 1-2. Rafinha (2-2) and Messi (3-2) solved the match.
Villarreal 2-0 Granada (liga)
After losing against Barça, the yellow team started their engine again and won Granada with some unusual players, although the 2-0 didn't came until minute 90 (Gerard Moreno). Mussacchio did the first one.