Defending champions Real Madrid will be up against Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabeu on Friday night in the La Liga 2022-23. Real Madrid are currently 12 points behind top-placed Barcelona in a little underwhelming season while Villarreal have managed the sixth place with 44 points, pushing for the Europa League place.
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Real Madrid are coming back from a huge 4-0 win in the Copa del Rey semi final against Barcelona as hat-trick hero Kareem Benzema and Vinicius Jr ran riots at the Camp Nou. Carlo Ancelotti's men are realistically competing for two trophies, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League as they face Chelsea in the first leg of the UCL quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
On the other hand, Villarreal are on a roll in the La Liga with a draw and four wins in their last five matches but they suffered a surprise elimination in the Round of 16 of the Europa Conference league against Anderlecht. Quique Setien’s men will focus on La Liga as they will aim to get to the top four and qualify for the Champions League.
Head to Head
- In 48 matches played between them Real Madrid have won 27 and Villarreal have won five while 16 ended in draws.
- In their last five matches, Real Madrid have won two, lost one, and drawn two.
- Villareal defeated Real Madrid 2-1 in their reverse league fixture this season at the El Madrigal stadium.
La Liga 2022-23: Real Madrid vs Villarreal
When and where will the Real Madrid vs Villarreal, La Liga match take place?
The La Liga match between Villarreal and Real Madrid will take place on Thursday, April 9 at 12:30 am IST at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid.
Where to watch the live telecast of the Real Madrid vs Villarreal, La Liga match in India?
The live telecast of the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Villarreal will be available on the Sports 18 network in India.
Where to watch the live stream of the Real Madrid vs Villarreal, La Liga match in India?
The live stream of the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Villarreal will be available on the Voot app and website, Jio Cinema in India.
Where to catch live scores of the Real Madrid vs Villarreal, La Liga match?
SportsTiger website and app will provide you with live scores and live updates of all the Laliga 2022-23 matches.
Predicted Line ups
Real Madrid: Thibaut Courtois (GK); Dani Carvajal, Eder Militao, Antonio Rudiger, David Alaba; Luka Modric, Aurelien Tchouameni, Toni Kroos; Fede Valverde, Karim Benzema, Vinicius Junior
Villarreal: Pepe Reina (GK); Juan Foyth, Aissa Mandi, Pau Torres, Alfonso Pedraza; Ramon Terrats, Dani Parejo, Alex Baena; Samuel Chukwueze, Jose Luis Morales, Yeremi Pino