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


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Villarreal plays matchday 37 of LaLiga EA Sports at the Estadio de la Cerámica against Real Madrid this Sunday at 7:00 p.m. (Movistar LaLiga), a confrontation that comes after having won against Girona, managing to accumulate three points after 51 in the competition. For its part, its rival this day, Real Madrid, has 93 points after adding another three points by beating Alavés in the last round.

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


In the offensive section, the white team improves the ‘groguet’ team’s records in goals per game with 2.3 goals per game for the former compared to 1.7 for the latter. Regarding the quality of the scoring chances generated, the meringues also surpass the ‘yellow submarine’ with 1.9 expected goals compared to 1.3, according to Driblab statistics consulted by Europa Press.

In total, on average, Villarreal has taken 11.9 shots per game so far in the competition compared to 15.6 for Real Madrid. Of them, 4.3 were on goal in the case of those from Castellón and 6.4 in that of those from Madrid.

In the days that have been played, Ancelotti’s men have better offensive numbers than Marcelino’s with 26.2 actions in the opponent’s area per game compared to 20.4 for his rival. Madrid also surpasses Villarreal in its success when passing with a success percentage of 89.8% compared to 83.9%.

In possession of the ball, the yellows show a statistic of 49% so far in the League compared to 50% for the whites.

Offensive statistics: Villarreal / Real Madrid

Goals per game: 1,7 / 2,3.

Expected goals: 1,3 / 1,9.

Finishes: 11,9 / 15,6.

Shots on goal: 4,3 / 6,4.

Actions in rival area: 20,4 / 26,2.

Success in passes (%): 83,9% / 89,8%.

Ball possession (%): 49% / 50%.

Passes for possession: 3,8 / 5,6.

Centers: 21,4 / 22,7.


In the defensive section, the Madrid team is above Marcelino’s in duels won (50.3% compared to 46.5%). Furthermore, in the specific case of aerial duels, Villarreal emerges victorious in 56.1% of them compared to 57.1% for Real Madrid.

On average, Villarreal has conceded 1.7 goals and 11.9 shots per game compared to the 0.6 goals and 15.6 shots that Real Madrid receives.

In terms of pressure, the ‘yellow submarine’ manages to recover the ball in the opponent’s field on average 10.4 times per game while the white team does so on 12.6 occasions.

Defensive statistics: Villarreal / Real Madrid

Duels won: 46,5% / 50,3%.

Air duels won: 56,1% / 57,1%.

Goals received: 1,7 / 0,6.

Shots received: 15,4 / 9,9.