Villarreal

Spanish La Liga

12 Feb 2017 | 04:30 PM
Estadio de la Cerámica, Castellón
FT

Málaga

Dias(14')

MANAGER

  • Fran Escribá

MANAGER

  • Marcelo Romero

HEAD TO HEAD

9
VIL WINS
15
Draws
5
MAL WINS

VIL

MAL

62.6
POSSESSION
37.4
2
SHOTS ON TARGET
2
2
GOAL KICKS
6
0
YELLOW CARDS
0
0
RED CARDS
0

MATCH FACTS

Villarreal have won each of their last four meetings with Malaga CF in La Liga, their best run against them in the top-flight.
Malaga’s last win against Villarreal at El Madrigal in La Liga – since renamed Estadio de La Cerámica – came back in 2009. Since then they have met on six occasions (D2 L4).
Malaga are winless in their last eight league games (D3 L5) - the last time they had a longesr run without a win in the competition was in 2010 (12).
Villarreal have kept a clean sheet in each of their last six league games against Andalusian teams (W4 D2), their best ever run in the top-flight.
Malaga have been involved in five nil-nil draws in La Liga this season; a joint-high with Alaves.
Villarreal have have picked up fewer yellow cards than any other team in La Liga this season (36).
Malaga have conceded the highest proportion of goals in the first half of any team in La Liga this season (66%).
14 of Ignacio Camacho's 16 goals for Malaga in La Liga have been headers (87.5%).
The current Malaga manager, Marcelo Romero, scored the first of his four La Liga goals against Villarreal in February 2002 (2-1 at La Rosaleda).
Malaga are the side with most recoveries in La Liga this season (410), while Ignacio Camacho is the player with the most (77).
Dias 14’

Kick Off

MANAGER

  • Fran Escribá

MANAGER

  • Marcelo Romero

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45'+2' First Half ends, Villarreal 0, Málaga 1.
43' Attempt missed. José Ángel (Villarreal) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Víctor Ruiz.
42' Offside, Málaga. Keko tries a through ball, but Charles Dias is caught offside.
41' Foul by Roberto Soriano (Villarreal).
41' Keko (Málaga) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
40' Attempt missed. Jonathan dos Santos (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Manu Trigueros.
39' Víctor Ruiz (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
39' Foul by Charles Dias (Málaga).
38' Corner, Málaga. Conceded by Álvaro González.
36' Nicola Sansone (Villarreal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
36' Foul by Ignacio Camacho (Málaga).
34' Foul by Roberto Soriano (Villarreal).
34' Charles Dias (Málaga) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
33' Offside, Villarreal. Manu Trigueros tries a through ball, but Adrián López is caught offside.
33' Attempt saved. Manu Trigueros (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos.
31' Attempt missed. Álvaro González (Villarreal) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos with a cross following a corner.
31' Corner, Villarreal. Conceded by Martín Demichelis.
29' Attempt missed. Víctor Ruiz (Villarreal) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos with a cross following a corner.
29' Corner, Villarreal. Conceded by Carlos Kameni.
29' Attempt saved. Manu Trigueros (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos.
26' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
26' Delay in match (Villarreal).
25' Álvaro González (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25' Foul by Pablo Fornals (Málaga).
19' Corner, Villarreal. Conceded by José Rodríguez.
17' Foul by Manu Trigueros (Villarreal).
17' Pablo Fornals (Málaga) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
14' Goal! Villarreal 0, Málaga 1. Charles Dias (Málaga) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Roberto Rosales with a cross.
13' Hand ball by Roberto Soriano (Villarreal).
12' Foul by José Rodríguez (Málaga).
12' Manu Trigueros (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
11' Attempt blocked. Jonathan dos Santos (Villarreal) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by José Ángel with a cross.
9' Offside, Málaga. Martín Demichelis tries a through ball, but Ignacio Camacho is caught offside.
9' Corner, Málaga. Conceded by Sergio Asenjo.
9' Attempt saved. Pablo Fornals (Málaga) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Roberto Rosales.
7' Keko (Málaga) wins a free kick on the right wing.
7' Foul by José Ángel (Villarreal).
6' Charles Dias (Málaga) wins a free kick on the left wing.
6' Foul by Víctor Ruiz (Villarreal).
4' Dangerous play by Pablo Fornals (Málaga).
4' Sergio Asenjo (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.