Villarreal meet Manchester City in the Group A match of the Champions League. The two teams will face each other in a stadium “El Madrigal” in Spain on Wednesday.
Villarreal hosts present in any criticism this season in the strongest European club tournament. Spanish team still won no point and continues to be firmly anchored to last place in the group, as their chances of ranking in the next phase of the tournament has almost vanished. So much for “Yellow Submarine” in the household lost its leader Bayern Munich 2-0 and allowed and two losses in their visits – from Napoli 2-0 and Manchester City 2-1. However, despite its zero grade, Villarreal team has some even minimal chances of ranking in the Eighth-Final Round of the competition, but this alumni coach Juan Carlos Garrido household must earn his Manchester City. However, given recent performances of his players success in the upcoming game is science fiction. Except in the Champions League, Villarreal team disappoints fans with his performances in La Liga, where after playing a round of ten meetings are on the unenviable 13th position in the standings, winning only one win in their last six league games. Bad news for fans of “Yellow Submarine” does not stop there. For the upcoming heavy clash with Manchester City team of hosts will be missing several key players who have different injuries. These are striker Marco Ruben, defender Cristian Zapata, Ruben Garcia and midfielders Marcos Senna injured and permanently Giuseppe Rossi and Nilmar. Is questionable and midfielder Javier Kamunyas who treats trauma of his right foot.
Manchester City made his only victory so far in the Champions League it is in the first leg against Villarreal team, finished 2-1 in the English team. So after this success, “citizens” took third place in the standings with 4 points in their asset achieved with 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss in goal difference 3-4. In the Premier League for Manchester City situation is also developing well, as “citizens” remain sole leader in the standings with five whole point lead over city rivals Manchester United. Players in the Italian manager Roberto Mancini are allowed only one draw in the last 10 rounds here, and in the remaining 9 meetings have achieved only victories. In their last five league games for Manchester City team has registered five consecutive wins, goals and has scored 19 goals, which confirms the excellent form in which it is located.
Villarreal has a bunch of problems with injuries to several key players before their household Manchester City and will definitely have a hard to resist in the nearby sparkling form English team.