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Villarreal will face their next test on Wednesday as we near the approaching Copa del Rey game against Zamora.
Our tips, poll and stats for Zamora v Villarreal can all be found here (plus the best game odds).
Zamora go into this match coming off the back of a 2-2 Copa del Rey draw versus Racing de Santander.
For Zamora, the goalscorers were Luismi Luengo (45') and Carlos Ramos (121'). Andrés Martín (93') and Peque (108') scored for Racing de Santander. Zamora won the match 4-3 in a dramatic penalty shootout.
After being beaten in their last game against Atlético Madrid in La Liga action, Villarreal and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Villarreal had 50% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. The scorer for Villarreal was Gerard Moreno (20'). On the other side, Atletico Madrid had 25 attempts on goal with 10 of them on target. Axel Witsel (45'), Antoine Griezmann (80') and Samuel Lino (85') scored for Atlético Madrid.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 games featuring Villarreal, three or more goals have been hit. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell is 4, with the number of goals averaged by Villarreal standing at 2.33.
Team News: Zamora
The Zamora manager Antonio Calvo Coria will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all coming into this game with a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Villarreal
Villarreal boss Miguel Tena has some current player fitness concerns. Alexander Sørloth (Thigh problems), Denis Suárez (Torn thigh muscle) and Yéremy Pino (Cruciate ligament surgery) miss out here.
When taking all factors into account, Zamora are capable enough to get a goal against this Villarreal team, although just one goal probably won’t quite be as many as they’ll concede.
Our tip is for a 1-2 winning margin for Villarreal at the end of the match. Let’s see what eventuates.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ciudad de Zamora (11,000)
Manager: Antonio Calvo Coria
Competitions: Copa del Rey (Second Round)