The Yellow Submarine showed off its supremacy against the Espanyolistas. The goals of the match for the local team were scored by Yéremy Pino (13′ 1T, 20′ 1T, 45′ 1T and 7′ 2T) and Boulaye Dia (40′ 2T). While the away goal was made by Keidi Bare (20′ 2T).
A highlight of the match was Yéremy Pino’s goal in the 20th minute of the first half. After receiving an assist from Étienne Capoue, the midfielder placed it at the right post and low. Impossible for the goalkeeper!
The figure of the meeting was Yéremy Pino. The Villarreal midfielder stood out against Espanyol as he converted 4 goals, made 11 correct passes and kicked 5 times on goal.
Étienne Capoue was also key in the Estadio de la Cerámica stadium. The Villarreal midfielder stood out against Espanyol, giving 47 correct passes and stealing 3 balls.
It was a game with many fouls and numerous interruptions. There were 3 cautioned: Serge Aurier, Adriá Pedrosa and Raúl Albiol.
Villarreal’s coach, Unai Emery, arranged a 4-4-2 formation on the field with Gerónimo Rulli in goal; Serge Aurier, Raúl Albiol, Pau Torres and Pervis Estupiñán in the defensive line; Yéremy Pino, Étienne Capoue, Dani Parejo and Manu Trigueros in the middle; and Arnaut Danjuma and Giovani Lo Celso in attack.
For their part, those led by Vicente Moreno stood with a 4-3-3 strategy with Diego López under the three sticks; Óscar Gil, Sergi Gómez, Leandro Cabrera and Adriá Pedrosa in defense; Yangel Herrera, Keidi Bare and Sergi Darder in midfield; and Javi Puado, Raúl de Tomás and Tonny Vilhena up front.
The referee appointed for the match was Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea.
the Yellow Submarine will visit Osasuna on the next day, while the Espanyolistas will receive Getafe at the Estadio Olímpico Lluís Companys stadium.
The local team is in fifth place with 42 points and 11 wins, while the visitor reached 29 points and is in fourteenth place in the tournament.