A rejuvenated Deportivo Alaves will be having another strong hurdle in their comeback track when they visit El Madrigal to face a formidable Villarreal side. Last few results have boosted Deportivo Alaves who have rocketed themselves out of the relegation zone in some stunning fashion. Villarreal on the other hand will be eyeing a top-4 finish with a win against the visitors.
When: February 10th, 5:30 PM IST
Where: El Madrigal, Villarreal
Form (Recent first): W L L D L W
Last result: (H) Deportivo Alaves 2-1 Celta Vigo
Pacheco; Alexis, Ely, Laguardia, Martin; Gomez, Pina, Garcia, Pedraza; Sobrino, Munir
Subs: D. Torres, Bojan, Burgui, Sivera, and Maripan
GK: Pacheco, and Sivera
Defenders: Ely, Alexis, Laguardia, Maripán, Duarte, Diéguez, Maripán, Hernández, and Aguirregabiria.
Midfielders: Vigaray, Aguirregabiria, Garcia, D.Torres, Medrán, Pina, and Wakaso.
Forwards: Pedraza, Burgui, Gomez, Perez, Krkic, El Haddadi, Guidetti, Santos, Sobrino, and Demirovi.
Key Players: Munir and Gomez
Form (Recent first): L W W W W D
Last result: Villarreal 1-2 Real Betis (H)
Asenjo; Costa, Ruiz, Gonzalez, Gaspar; Cheryshev, Trigueros, Hernandez, Castillejo; Fornals, Bacca
Subs: Cheryshev, Fuego, Rukavina, Raja, and Barbosa
GK: Asenjo, Fernández, and Barbosa
Defenders: Ruiz, Semedo, González, Bonera, Costa, Gaspar, Marin, and Rukavina
Midfielders: R. Hernández, Soreano, Fuego, Fornals, and Trigueros
Forwards: R. Soriano, Cheryshev, Castillejo, Bacca, Raba, Al-Dawsari, Sansone, Martinez, and Únal.
Key Players: Bacca and Castillejo
With Deportivo Alaves finally hitting the form they had last season, Villarreal will have to play out of their skin to grab the three points. Considering the history between these two clubs, a draw is also not what can be much expected. Our scoreline prediction for this one is a 2-1 win for Villarreal.