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Villarreal vs Celta de Vigo prediction 2023-12-20

Villarreal
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2023-12-20
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Villarreal
Prediction: 1-1
Celta de Vigo
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Probability of win
Villarreal — 47.2%
Draw — 24.4%
Celta de Vigo — 28.4%
Our Prediction
Winner: Villarreal;
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Villarreal will be aiming to recover from a 4-1 loss to Real Madrid when they take on Celta Vigo on Matchday 18. The Yellow Submarine want to keep their Europa League hopes alive and they are surely capable of making life difficult for Os Celeste in front of home fans. Fit-against striker Alexander Sorloth should be recalled to the starting XI, while Alex Baena has joined the likes of Matteo Gabbia, Juan Foyth, Santi Comesana, and Yeremi Pino in the recovery room.

The Galicians, on the other hand, desperately needed a win against Celta Vigo and they managed to get one, with the team putting an end to their twelve-game winless run in Primera Division. Villarreal, though, have been producing fine performances at home under new boss Marcelino and given Sorloth’s return to the starting eleven, home win should be considered. To make things even worse for the away team, Iago Aspas is banned for the match.

Prediction: 2-1(Villarreal)

Expert: Footballpredictions-website

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Both to score
Yes
56.71%
No
43.3%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
54.4%
32%
45.6%
68%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Villarreal
80.6%
48.8%
19.4%
51.2%
Celta de Vigo
70.4%
34.3%
29.6%
65.7%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
5.8%
7%
4.3%
1.7%
0.5%
9.4%
11.5%
7%
2.8%
0.9%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
7.7%
9.4%
5.7%
2.3%
0.7%
4.2%
5.1%
3.1%
1.3%
0.4%
Villarreal Celta de Vigo
Games 30 31
Wins 10 6
Losses 12 15
Draws 8 10
Goals 48 33
Goals per game 1.6 1.1
Conceded per game 1.8 1.5
Attacks 92.4 98.5
Corners per game 5 5
Yellow cards per game 2.9 1.8
Fouls per game 12.8 12.2
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La Liga
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Real Madrid 31 24 6 1 67:20 78
FC Barcelona 31 21 7 3 62:34 70
Girona 31 20 5 6 63:39 65
Atlético Madrid 31 19 4 8 59:36 61
Athletic Club 30 16 8 6 50:28 56
Real Sociedad 30 13 10 7 43:31 49
Real Betis 31 11 12 8 38:37 45
Valencia 30 12 8 10 33:32 44
Getafe 31 9 12 10 37:43 39
Osasuna 30 11 6 13 36:43 39
Villarreal 30 10 8 12 48:53 38
Las Palmas 30 10 7 13 29:33 37
Deportivo Alavés 30 8 8 14 26:36 32
Rayo Vallecano 31 6 13 12 25:38 31
Mallorca 31 6 13 12 25:36 31
Sevilla 30 7 10 13 37:44 31
Celta de Vigo 31 6 10 15 33:46 28
Cádiz 31 4 13 14 21:41 25
Granada 30 2 8 20 30:60 14
Almería 30 1 10 19 28:60 13
Top scorers
Villarreal
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A. Sørloth (14)
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G. Moreno Balaguero (10)
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J. Morales Nogales (6)
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J. Cuenca Barreno (3)
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D. Parejo Muñoz (2)
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A. Rodríguez (2)
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G. Ganchinho Guedes (2)
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S. Comesaña Veiga (2)
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J. Foyth (1)
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B. Brereton (1)
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A. Pedraza Sag (1)
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A. Mandi (1)
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Ilias Chakkour (1)
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A. Moreno Pérez (1)
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E. Capoue (1)
Celta de Vigo
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J. Strand Larsen (11)
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I. Aspas Juncal (5)
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A. Douvikas (4)
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W. Swedberg (3)
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J. Bamba (2)
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Ó. Mingueza García (2)
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U. Núñez Gestoso (1)
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C. Starfelt (1)
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L. de la Torre (1)
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C. Pérez Sayol (1)
Top assists
Villarreal
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A. Rodríguez
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A. Sørloth
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G. Moreno Balaguero
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D. Parejo Muñoz
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A. Pedraza Sag
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Ilias Chakkour
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G. Ganchinho Guedes
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E. Capoue
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A. Moreno Pérez
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J. Foyth
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R. Terrats Espacio
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R. Albiol Tortajada
Celta de Vigo
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I. Aspas Juncal
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M. Sánchez De La Peña
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L. de la Torre
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J. Bamba
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Ó. Mingueza García
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J. Strand Larsen
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U. Núñez Gestoso
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J. Manquillo Gaitán
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F. Cervi
La Liga Villarreal Celta de Vigo
Number of matches 380 30 31
Average win rate (%) 35.4 33.3 19.4
Goals per match 2.6 1.6 1.1
Yellow per match 5 2.9 1.7
Corners per match 9.5 5 5
Home goals per match 1.5 1.6 0.7
Away goals per match 1.1 1.6 1.4
Player rating 6.8 6.9 6.8

The Melodic Ensemble of Villarreal and Celta de Vigo

If football were an orchestra, with its players capable of enticing harmonies and engaging rhythms, Villarreal and Celta de Vigo would surely be some of the most adept musicians. Their stage has been the Spanish football scene, where they have been spinning melodious symphonies of skills, tactics, and fervor, commanding attention across the globe for their unique styles and historical narratives. This composition steadily probes deeper into the histories of these two prestigious teams and highlights their most significant milestones.

Birth and Early Years of Villarreal

Among the sun-drenched horizons of Valencia came the birth of Villarreal Club de Fútbol, in 1923. An integral part of the town's fabric, the club initially grappled with local tournaments and regional leagues. Their ascend to national recognition would take almost seven decades - the club made their La Liga debut during the 1998/1999 season. A significant contributor to this rise was Fernando Roig, a businessman who took over the club in 1997, relentlessly promoting the team to higher leagues and aiding in the construction of the Ciudad Deportiva training ground.

The Voyage of Celta de Vigo

Further up the Spanish coast, R.C. Celta de Vigo was born in 1923. The club was the offspring of a merger between two elder Vigo-based teams - Real Vigo Sporting and Real Fortuna Foot-ball Club. From playing their first game at Campo de Coia to securing their place in La Liga, the team's narrative has been an exciting blend of glorious victories and tantalizing close misses. The team's historic 'EuroCelta' campaign during the 2000/2001 season is still fondly remembered by their devoted fans, wherein the team achieved a quarter-final finish in the UEFA cup.

The Golden Era of Villarreal

In the 2004/2005 season, Villarreal found themselves within reach of a Champions League spot. Under the guidance of Manuel Pellegrini, Villarreal achieved admirable feats, finishing third in La Liga that season. Their prowess was further amplified in the subsequent season when they marched all the way to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, a milestone etched forever in the club's history.

Ever-resilient Celta de Vigo

Celta, on the other hand, has a distinctive reputation for its resilience. Despite suffering relegation to the Segunda Division multiple times, the club always managed to bounce back, showcasing their indomitable spirit. This revivalist spirit was never more apparent than in their 2011/2012 campaign, when after five years in the lower divisions, the team ascended back to the top-flight, reinforcing their place amongst Spain's footballing elite.

The Pillars of Villarreal and Celta

Both Villarreal and Celta de Vigo have provided a platform for stellar talents. For Villarreal, players like Diego Forlán, Juan Román Riquelme, and Santi Cazorla have donned the yellow jersey, astounding spectators with their artistic flair. Meanwhile, Celta has been home to stars like Mostovoi, Gustavo López, and Iago Aspas, players who have etched their names into the club's folklore with their effective performances.

Unity in Diversity

While Villarreal and Celta de Vigo are distinct in style and history, they are united by their passion and commitment to the beautiful game. Their respective narratives remind us of the power of football to bring communities together, to heighten spirits during tough times, and to celebrate the triumphs as one big, happy family. Their enthralling journey continues to influence the Spanish footballing world as they keep writing new chapters in their remarkable tales.