Real Madrid vs Villarreal: Time, where to watch, statistics and pre-match data

LaLiga EA Sports, graphics and statistics

MADRID, December 17 (EPADATA) –

Real Madrid plays matchday 17 of LaLiga EA Sports at the Santiago Bernabéu against Villarreal this Sunday at 9:00 p.m. (Movistar LaLiga), a match they arrive at after having tied against Real Betis, adding one point to the 39 points they have in the competition. For its part, its rival this matchday, Villarreal, has 16 points after being defeated by Real Sociedad last matchday.

We review some of the statistics of both teams prior to the match:


On the offensive front, Real Madrid improves Villarreal's records in goals per game, with 2.1 goals per game for the former compared to 1.4 for the latter, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press. Regarding the quality of the scoring chances generated, the meringues also surpass the 'submarine' with 1.8 of the first and 1.4 of the second.

In total, on average, Madrid has taken 16.8 shots per game so far in the competition, compared to 11.4 for the Castellón team. Of these, 6.4 were between the three clubs in the case of the whites and 4.1 in that of Villarreal.

So far in the League, Real Madrid has better offensive numbers than the 'groguet' with 33.1 actions in the opponent's area per game compared to 22.6 for its rival. Ancelotti's team also surpasses Villarreal in the success of their passes, with a success percentage of 90% compared to 85.3%.

In terms of ball conservation, Real Madrid has a record of 58.6% so far in the League, compared to 52.9% for Villarreal.

Offensive statistics: Real Madrid / Villarreal

Goals per game: 2,1 / 1,4.

Expected goals: 1,8 / 1,4.

Finishes: 16,8 / 11,4.

Shots on goal: 6,4 / 4,1.

Actions in rival area: 33,1 / 22,6.

Success in passes (%): 90% / 85,3%.

Ball possession (%): 58,6% / 52,9%.

Passes for possession: 5,8 / 4,2.

Centers: 17,3 / 15,9.


In the defensive section, Real Madrid surpasses Marcelino's team in duels won (53.6% compared to 51.4%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, the Madrid team is victorious in 51% of them, compared to 57% for Villarreal.

On average, the white team has conceded 0.6 goals and 16.8 shots per game, compared to the 1.8 goals and 11.4 shots that Villarreal receives.

In terms of pressure, Real Madrid manages to recover the ball in the opponent's field on average 11.3 times per game, while Villarreal does so on 7.7 occasions.

Defensive statistics: Real Madrid / Villarreal

Duels won: 53,6% / 51,4%.

Air duels won: 51% / 57%.

Goals received: 0,6 / 1,8.

Shots received: 11,4 / 16,3.