Pre-game in 10 stats: Celta-Villareal

  • Celta has neither won nor scored in its last 3 matches against Villarreal in LaLiga (1 draw 2 losses) and has never gone without winning in four matches in a row against the yellow squad in this tournament.
  • At Balaídos, the Galician team is on a 4 game streak without defeating Villareal in First Division (3 draws, 2 losses) after winning the six previous games. .
  • Celta has only lost one of its last six league matches at home (3 wins,  2 draws), 0-1 against Atlético, the only match in which Celta went scoreless.
  • Villarreal has lost its last three matches in LaLiga with three goals in favor and 8 against overall. Only once has it had a worse losing streak in the history of the league (seven in 1999).
  • Celta is the team which has received most goals off dead-ball plays in LaLiga this season (11); Villarreal, the second most (10).
  • In addition, the team from Villareal has only scored 9% of its goals after dead-ball situations (2 out of 22), the lowest percentage in the league alongside Las Palmas.
  • RC Celta is the team which has lost the most points after receiving a goal in the last 15 minutes of a match this season (seven points, the same as Girona).
  • Villarreal has lost the three matches it has played without Cédric Bakambu this season in all the tournaments.
  • Iago Aspas has scored in his last three league matches, and has never scored in four in a row in First Division.
  • The Galician has scored nine goals in his last 8 matches with Celta in LaLiga, after not having scored one in his previous seven.