Villarreal vs Barcelona highlights : Xavi Hernandez assumes responsibility for his very first away game as mentor of Barcelona, and it guarantees tobe a significant test facing Unai Emery’s Villarreal at the Estadio de la Ceramica. The new Blaugrana supervisor has seen his side simply score one objective in the 180 minutes he’s been in control, despite the fact that they presently can’t seem to surrender, while Villarreal have won only one of their last six association experiences.
Villarreal versus Barcelona FULL TIME: 1-3
This is the earliest reference point of our Villarreal versus Barcelona live blog. As consistently on our live sites, the sections most elevated up are the latest.
Villarreal vs Barcelona highlights: FULL TIME
Barcelona get a monstrous away success over Villarreal. In the wake of enduring an intense spell in the second half after the hosts had offset Frenkie de Jong’s opener, Xavi’s men showed character by burrowing profound and afterward scoring two late objectives for an essential three focuses.
Minute 94: Coutinho seals it!
Villarreal vs Barcelona highlights : Coutinho wins a punishment after a test from Foyth, and afterward gets himself to coolly space the ball home. Task finished for Xavi’s men.
Minute 88: Memphis scores!!
A long ball up field from Ter Stegen isn’t managed by the Villarreal protection and Memphis has the self-restraint to adjust the guardian prior to opening the ball into the net.
Minute 84: Danjuma nearly wins it!
Capoue’s sliding pass takes care of Danjuma down the left. The winger takes on Araujo and cuts onto his right foot however his strike goes barely wide.
Minute 76: Chukwueze levels the game!
Several lucky diversions put Chukwueze in on objective, who gets to the ball not long before Araujo to push home adroitly past Ter Stegen.
Minute 74: Trigueros goes close
Samuel Chukwueze, on as a sub, tracks down space down the traditional, prior to choosing Trigueros showing up on the edge of the case, however the Spanish midfielder gets under the bobbing ball and hits it over Ter Stegen’s bar.
Minute 66: Villarreal need a punishment, yet all the same it’s not given
Raul Albiol gave off an impression of being closed off by Eric Garcia at the far post after a corner was going towards the veteran, however the arbitrator doesn’t give anything.
There could be a component of equity in the call, in any case, as the assault that prompted the corner saw Danjuma in an offside position, yet the linesman didn’t raise his banner.
Minute 60: Alba bursts above and beyond the bar
A corner is cleared to the edge of the case, and Jordi Alba chooses to have a fly from distance, on the volley, yet it works out in a good way over the bar.
Minute 48: De Jong scores!!
Alba drills a ball in from the left, which is assaulted by Depay. Rulli’s save tumbles to De Jong who is there to tap in the bounce back.
The banner went up, however VAR changed the choice, and Barcelona are ahead.
SECOND HALF STARTS
We’re back in progress at the Ceramica. Hopefully the subsequent period is pretty much as engaging as the first.
It’s been an incredible game up until this point, with opportunities of a lifetime for each side, yet it’s as yet goalless at the break.
Minute 39: Ter Stegen stands tall
Danjuma works space for an unmistakable possibility on objective yet Ter Stegen stands tall and makes the square with his chest.
Minute 32: Pau Torres scorns a brilliant possibility
A corner from the left finds Pau Torres plain in any case, even with Ter Stegen on the ground, the safeguard heads over the bar. The ref had not given a freekick and an objective would’ve stood.
Minute 18: Depay misses a sitter
Depay is again put through however this time he’s isolated. The ball stumbles into his body and he can just guide the ball wide of Rulli, and the post.
Minute 9: Depay goes close… furthermore, Gavi hits the post!
Depay is played through on objective by De Jong however his touch sends him somewhat wide and his shot misses the objective.
Then, at that point, minutes after the fact, Depay lays the ball off for Gavi in the case who hits with his left foot, which beats Rulli, yet hits the post.
Minute 5: Pique rescues Garcia
An imprudent backpass from Eric Garcia plays in Danjuma, however Pique makes a courageous sliding square.
Minute 4: Abde hits the bar!
From a corner, young person Abde rises most elevated and heads towards objective yet Rulli makes an incredible fingertip save onto the bar.
Minute 2: Heavy test on Busquets
Dani Parejo tracks down Busquets in the lower leg with his studs. The Catalan midfielder is in torment.
We’re in progress at the Estadio de la Ceramica!
19:00 GMT: Villarreal’s affirmed XI
Moi Gomez keeps his place in front of Dia, while Trigueros is liked to Coquelin in midfield as Villarreal hope to return to winning ways.
Villarreal’s firing line up: Geronimo Rulli; Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza; Dani Parejo, Manu Trigueros, Etienne Capoue; Yeremi Pino, Moi Gomez, Arnaut Danjuma.
18:45 GMT: Barcelona’s affirmed XI
Ronald Araujo again begins at right-back for Barcelona, while teen Abde Ezzalzouli likewise gets approval from mentor Xavi.
Barcelona’s firing line up: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Ronald Araujo, Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba; Nico Gonzalez, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong; Abde Ezzalzouli, Memphis Depay, Gavi.
When and where to watch Villarreal versus Barcelona
Villarreal’s LaLiga Santander conflict with Barcelona starts off at 21:00 CET – the nearby time in Spain – making it a 20:00 GMT start off. For those in the United States, start off is at 15:00 ET and 12:00 PT.
Watchers in the United Kingdom can tune in on Premier Sports or LaLiga TV from 20:00 GMT. LaLiga Santander fans in the United States can watch along on ESPN or ABC from 15:00 ET and 12:00 PT.
Villarreal’s anticipated line-up
The significant truant for the hosts is Gerard Moreno, who stays out because of a hamstring issue, in spite of the fact that Boulaye Dia is relied upon to get back to the firing line up.
Villarreal’s anticipated beginning XI: Geronimo Rulli; Juan Foyth, Raul Albiol, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza; Dani Parejo, Francis Coquelin, Etienne Capoue; Yeremi Pino, Boulaye Dia, Arnaut Danjuma.
Barcelona’s anticipated line-up
Xavi stays without a large group of players like Sergio Aguero, Martin Braithwaite and Pedri.
Barcelona’s anticipated beginning XI: Marc-Andre ter Stegen; Oscar Mingueza, Gerard Pique, Eric Garcia, Jordi Alba; Nico Gonzalez, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong; Ousmane Dembele, Memphis Depay, Gavi.