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MADRID, 20 Dic. (EPDATA) –

Villarreal faces RC Celta on matchday 18 of LaLiga EA Sports at the La Cerámica Stadium, this Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. (DAZN), in a match they arrive at after losing to Real Madrid, failing to add a single point to the 16 points they have in the competition. For its part, its rival this round, Celta, has 13 points after adding three points by beating Granada last round.

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


On the offensive front, Villarreal surpasses Celta in goals per game, with 1.4 goals per game for the former compared to 0.9 for the latter, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press. Regarding the quality of the scoring chances generated, both have a similar record with 1.4 expected goals.

In total, on average, Villarreal has made 10.9 shots per game so far in the competition compared to 13.6 for the light blue team. Of them, 3.9 were on goal in the case of the 'groguet' team and 4.2 in that of Celta.

During the competition, Celta has better offensive numbers than Marcelino's team with 23.2 actions in the opponent's area per game compared to 21.8 for its rival. The same does not happen with passing success, where Villarreal surpasses Rafa Benítez's men with a success percentage of 85.2% compared to 78.4%.

In terms of ball handling, Villarreal has a record of 52% so far in the competition compared to Celta's 43.2%.

Offensive statistics: Villarreal / Celta de Vigo

Goals per game: 1,4 / 0,9.

Expected goals: 1,4 / 1,4.

Finishes: 10,9 / 13,6.

Shots on goal: 3,9 / 4,2.

Actions in rival area: 21,8 / 23,2.

Success in passes (%): 85,2% / 78,4%.

Ball possession (%): 52% / 43,2%.

Passes for possession: 4,1 / 3,2.

Centers: 15,4 / 19,9.


In the defensive field, Villarreal surpasses Celta in duels won (51.4% compared to 49.7%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, the 'yellow submarine' emerges victorious in 57% of them compared to 55% for the Galician team.

On average, Villarreal has conceded 1.9 goals and 10.9 shots per game compared to the 1.5 goals and 13.6 shots that Celta receives.

In terms of pressure, Villarreal manages to recover the ball in the opponent's field on average 7.3 times per game, therefore, Celta does so on 8.4 occasions.

Defensive statistics: Villarreal / Celta de Vigo

Duels won: 51,4% / 49,7%.

Air duels won: 57% / 55%.

Goals received: 1,9 / 1,5.

Shots received: 16,6 / 11,9.