Villarreal vs Liverpool: The second leg of the continental showdown is here. In the second leg of the UEFA Champions League fixture in Spain, Villarreal will look to reduce the two goal deficit and stage a huge comeback. Ahead of the game, here is our preview.
Villarreal registered a 2-0 defeat in the first leg against Liverpool. After a resilient first half, they could not survive the Liverpool attack in the second half. However, the team will look to draw the inspiration from the game and hope for a better result. In their previous La Liga fixture, they lost 2-1 to Alaves.
Liverpool are invested in the Premier League title race. They are just a point behind Manchester City at the moment. They will look to wrap up the fixture at the earliest in the midweek UEFA CL semi finals. They won 1-0 against Newcastle United over the weekend.
Villarreal vs Liverpool Match Details
Match: Villarreal vs Liverpool
Date and Time: 4th May, 12:30 AM IST
Venue: El Madrigal
Villarreal vs Liverpool Head-to-Head
Villarreal have only one win to their name in the four fixtures whereas the Merseysiders have two wins to their name. Only one game has ended in a draw.
Villarreal vs Liverpool Team News
Villarreal: Villarreal will miss the service of Alberto Moreno whereas Francis Coquelin, Gerard Moreno and Yeremi Pino remain doubtful.
Liverpool: Liverpool have no fresh injury concerns ahead of the second leg of the fixture.
Villarreal vs Liverpool Probable Playing XI
Geronimo Rulli; Pau Torres, Raul Albiol, Juan Foyth, Pervis Estupinan; Dani Parejo, Etienne Capuoe, Manu Trigueros; Samuel Chukwueze, Giovani Lo Celso, Arnaut Danjuma
Alisson Becker; Virgil van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andrew Robertson; Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, Jordan Henderson; Luis Diaz, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah
Villarreal vs Liverpool D11 Team
Geronimo Rulli, Trent Alexander Arnold, Andy Robertson, Virgil van Dijk, Pau Torres, Etienne Capoue, Dani Parejo, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah ©, Arnaut Danjuma (VC), Giovanni Lo Celso
Villarreal vs Liverpool Probable Winners
Villarreal are a competitive side and will look to take on Liverpool in the second leg at El Madrigal. Though we can expect Villarreal to fight back, Liverpool will book their place in the finals in Spain.
Predictions: Villarreal 2-2 Liverpool
Villarreal vs Liverpool Live Stream
The game between Villarreal and Liverpool will be live-streamed on Sony Network and Sony Liv applications. The game can also be followed on the official handles of the respective clubs.