UEFA Europa League 2018-19 – Valencia vs Villarreal Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Valencia vs Villarreal kick off? Thursday 18th April, 20:00 (UK)

Where is Valencia vs Villarreal being played? Estadio de Mestalla

What television channel is Valencia vs Villarreal on in the UK? BT Sport ESPN

Where can I stream Valencia vs Villarreal in the UK? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

Where can I get tickets for Valencia vs Villarreal?

Valencia – http://en.valenciacf.com/ver/1002/buy-tickets-online.html

Villarreal – https://www.livefootballtickets.com/search.html?tq=Villarreal

HEAD-TO-HEAD
All-time meetings: Valencia W, Villarreal W, D

THE TEAM NEWS

VALENCIA

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Neto; Roncaglia, Gabriel Paulista, Garay, Gaya; Carlos Soler, Coquelin, Parejo, Guedes; Rodrigo, Gameiro

Unavailable: Kondogbia (Injured), Piccini (Injured)

Doubtful: Jaume Domenech (Illness)

VILLARREAL

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Andres Fernandez; Mario Gaspar, Victor Ruiz, Funes Mori, Xavi Quintilla; Caseres, Manu Morlanes; Chukwueze, Vicente Iborra, Pablo Fornals; Gerard Moreno

Unavailable: Miguelon Llambrich (Injured), Bonera (Injured), Javi Fuego (Injured), Bruno (Injured), Alvaro Gonzalez (Suspended)

Doubtful: Jaume Costa (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Two late goals have given Valencia a huge advantage in this tie as they head into the second leg. Their counter-attacking style will suit this position perfectly and they are currently on a 19-game home unbeaten streak so it is tough to see Villarreal getting anything from this one.