Real Madrid Vs Villarreal Live Football Match Score 19/1/2023
The defending LaLiga champions, Real Madrid will face Villarreal in the Copa Del Rey Round of 16 clash. Real Madrid, before the Super Copa de Espana matches, played their previous LaLiga game against Villareal only. Real Madrid lost that fixture and would be looking to get their revenge in the Copa Del Ray match. They have only faced only twice in the Copa Del ray before in the 98-99 edition which was also a Round of 16 clash. Villareal are currently fifth in the league. They have won eight of the 17 matches played and lost five of them. they have drawn four matches in the league so far. Quique Setién’s side would be looking to repeat their victory in the Copa Del ray clash too. Real Madrid is under pressure of winning, after having lost the Super Cup final to their fiercest rival FC Barcelona. The defending LaLiga champions are getting competition from Barcelona in the league too.
They have played a total of 16 league matches in which they have won 12. Real have lost and drawn twice. They are currently at the second spot following Barcelona who are at the top. The Copa del Ray clash against gives an excellent opportunity to Los Blancos to get their revenge on them. Villarreal will entertain Real Madrid at the Estadio de la Cerámica in the round of 16 of Copa del Rey on Thursday. The hosts were eliminated from the round of 32 last season but managed to secure a place in the round of 16 after defeating Cartagena 5-1 earlier this month. Real Madrid booked their place in the round of 16 thanks to a 1-0 away win over Cacereño, with Rodrygo scoring the only goal of the game. Real Madrid have struggled in the competition in recent years and have not qualified for the final since their triumph in the 2013-14 edition. Villarreal have never qualified for the final.
Villarreal played out a 1-1 draw against Celta Vigo on Saturday in La Liga while Madrid suffered a 3-1 defeat in the Supercopa de Espana final against Barcelona. Interestingly, Madrid’s last defeat in La Liga came in their away game against Villarreal earlier this month and they will be looking to avenge their loss. The two teams have met 47 times in all competitions since 1998. They have met twice in the Copa del Rey, with Madrid recording 2-0 wins in both games. Overall, Real Madrid have been the dominant side against their eastern rivals with 26 wins to their name. The hosts have been able to get the better of the capital club just five times while 16 games have ended in draws. Villarreal’s 2-1 win at home in La Liga earlier this month was their first win over Madrid since 2018. Villarreal are undefeated in their last six home matches against Real Madrid in all competitions, with five of these games ending in draws.
The hosts are undefeated in their last seven games across all competitions while the visitors have suffered three defeats in that period. The Yellow Submarine have suffered just one defeat at home in all competitions this term and will be looking to produce a solid display in this match. They defeated Madrid at Thursday’s venue about a fortnight ago and will be confident of repeating that feat. Los Blancos have a decent away record this season and have found the back of the net in each of their away games. Villarreal have scored at least two goals in six of their last seven home games, thus we expect both teams to be on the scoresheet.