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19 November 2021, 12:13 | 28 August 2021, 13:29
Match Preview Celta de Vigo vs Villarreal La Liga Nov 20, 2021

The Spanish LaLiga Santander fixture, RC Celta de Vigo vs. Villarreal CF, kicks off at 14:00 (GMT+1) on Saturday, November 20, at Balaídos.

Preview Celta de Vigo La Liga, Nov 20, 2021

Preview Celta Vigo make their return off the back of an impressive 3-3 draw against Barcelona at the Balaídos. Goals from Ansu Fati (5'), Sergio Busquets (18'), and Memphis Depay (34') had Barcelona in cruise control at the end of the first forty-five. But minutes after the break, a different Vigo emerged from the tunnel. Iago Aspas (52') bagged Vigo’s first, tucking away the rebound from an initial effort on goal to see Barcelona’s lead cut down to two. Nolito (74') headed in the second and reduced the visiting team’s lead further down to one. Deep into stoppage time, Iago Aspas (90’+6) broke hearts with a remarkable left-footed curler to the far corner of goal. Having salvaged a point, Celta Vigo have the LaLiga form: LWLDD, and moved one spot from 16th to 15th place on the table. The club has 12 points after 3W, 3D, & 7L. Vigo has only managed one goal per 90 minutes this season, having scored 13 goals in as many games. In addition, the club has conceded 17 goals (an average of 1.31 goals conceded per game) and has a G.D. of -4. A 4—4—2 diamond formation is expected from Eduardo Coudet against Villarreal on Saturday, with the duo consisting of Aspas and Thiago Galhardo in attack. Hugo Mallo (muscle injury) remains doubtful for this fixture. 

Preview Villarreal La Liga, Nov 20, 2021

Preview Villarreal picked up a 1-0 win over Getafe at Estadio de la Cerámica before the World Cup qualifying round of fixtures. The narrow victory saw the Yellow Submarine move one spot higher from 13th to 12th place on the LaLiga table, having picked up 15 points from 3W, 6D, & 3L. With the return to winning ways, LLDLW, Unai Emery aims to follow up the victory with another win and propel his side further up the table. - Ahead of the UEFA Champions League fixture against Manchester United on Tuesday, November 23, UCL MD5. Focusing on the performance metrics, the club has 14 goals after 12 La Liga games. With a goal ratio of 1.17 goals scored per game, the Yellow Submarine have conceded 12 goals (1 g.c.p.g.) so far this season and have a G.D. of +2. Unai Emery could appear with the 4—4—2 formation, having Arnaut Danjuma and Paco Alcácer in attack against Celta Vigo. Danjuma is the club's top scorer with five goals. The 24-year-old will be on the hunt for his sixth on Saturday.