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La Liga

Real Madrid vs Villarreal - Preview and Prediction

Get the latest previews, tips and predictions for the exciting La Liga match Real Madrid vs Villarreal. Check out our expert analysis and see how the teams will perform.

Prediction


Real Madrid

45%

Home

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Villarreal

10%

Away

Performance


Real Madrid

73%

Home

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Villarreal

27%

Away

Overview

In an upcoming La Liga clash, Real Madrid is set to host Villarreal at the iconic Estadio Santiago Bernab├ęu. With Real Madrid currently sitting in 2nd place in the league table and Villarreal in 13th, this match promises to be an intriguing encounter as both teams aim to secure vital points for their respective campaigns.

Real Madrid

Real Madrid has been showing strong form this season, with 12 wins out of 16 games played. Their recent performances have been consistent, as indicated by their last five games which resulted in three wins and two draws. The team's latest match ended in a 1-1 draw against Real Betis at the Estadio Benito Villamar├şn, where neither side could clinch the win despite a hard-fought battle.

Playing at home, Real Madrid has the advantage of familiar surroundings and fan support at the Estadio Santiago Bernab├ęu. Their goal difference of +24 is a testament to their solid defense and potent attack. When it comes to head-to-head encounters with Villarreal, Real Madrid has won once, drawn twice, and lost twice in their last five meetings, suggesting a competitive rivalry.

Villarreal

Villarreal's season has been less impressive compared to their hosts. With only 4 wins from 16 matches, they find themselves in the lower half of the table. Their recent form has been shaky with two losses, one draw, and one win in their last five games. The previous fixture saw them suffer a heavy 3-0 defeat at home against Real Sociedad, which would have surely impacted team morale.

Despite playing away from their home ground, Estadio de la Cerámica, Villarreal will look to leverage their past successes against Real Madrid. They have managed to secure two wins and two draws against Los Blancos in their last five encounters. However, their negative goal difference of -7 this season highlights the challenges they've faced at both ends of the pitch.

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Statistics


Real Madrid

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Villarreal

50%
+1%

Avg. Ball Possession %

50%
88%
+1%

Avg. Pass %

87%
74
+10%

Total Shots

61
2488
+1%

Total Passes

2437

Head 2 Head

Last 5 Games


Real Madrid

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Villarreal

1

Wins

2

Draws

2

Wins

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0

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3

3
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3

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2

5
0
0
1

1

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2

4
0
0
4

0

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0

2
0
0
1

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0

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Prediction

The prediction for this match favors Real Madrid as the likely winner. Their superior league position, strong recent form, and home advantage play significant roles in this assessment. While Villarreal has shown they can be resilient against top teams like Real Madrid in the past, their current form does not suggest they are poised to upset the odds on this occasion.

The match is scheduled for "Sonntag" (Sunday), with no referee listed as of "Dienstag" (Tuesday). Fans will gather at the Estadio Santiago Bernab├ęu in Madrid with high expectations for an exciting game of football.

As always in football, anything can happen on match day, but based on available data and recent performances, Real Madrid appears to have the edge going into this encounter.