Pre-game in 10 stats: Villareal-Celta

  • Villarreal has not lost in its last four matches against Celta in LaLiga (3 wins 1 draw) and has not received a single goal in any of them.
  • At home, the Yellows have alternated a victory with a defeat in their last six matches against Celta in the league (3 wins 3 defeats).
  • Celta is the only team against which Villarreal has scored five goals in two different LaLiga matches: 5-0 in May 2003 and October 2016.
  • Villarreal has only kept its goal unscored in one of its last 11 matches in the Stadium of Ceramics (5 wins 1 draw 5 defeats), 1-0 against Getafe last February.
  • The Galician team has only won one of its last seven games in the league (4 draws  2 defeats), 4-0 against Sevilla.
  • Celta has lost eight points with goals received in the last ten minutes this season, more than any other team.
  • Villarreal is LaLiga’s team that has received a higher percentage of their goals in dead-ball plays (43%).
  • Roberto Soriano has only scored more than one goal in the league against three teams: Celta, Eibar and Atlético de Madrid (2). He scored two against the Skyblues in October 2016 at the Ceramics.
  • Maxi Gomez has scored 14 goals in the league this season, seven of them after headers. Only Stuani (9) has scored more headers this season in the league tournament.
  • In fact, the Uruguayan is the Celta player that has achieved the most headers in the same season in First Division since at least the 03/04 season.

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