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Sevilla 2-2 Villarreal: Montella’s men fight back to claim point in thriller

Steven N’Zonzi’s late strike completed a remarkable comeback draw for Sevilla against Villarreal, after they had initially trailed the visitors by two goals and had Wissam Ben Yedder sent off before a dramatic final 25 minutes at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. Daniel Rabaseda and Carlos Bacca put the Yellow Submarine in control either side of Ben Yedder’s dismissal. Nolito then saw his penalty saved by Sergio Asenjo after a handball from Jaume Costa also reduced the opponents to ten men, but later made amends with a calm finish before…

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Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid: Hosts pose latest test for dazzling Atleti

Villarreal goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo is set to face his former club when the Yellow Submarine host Atlético Madrid, and if the visitors’ away credentials are anything to go by, the Spaniard will have to be at his very best. Diego Simeone’s team have twice cruised to five-goal away victories in less than a month, first against Sevilla in mid-February, and most recently in their ruthless Antione Griezmann-inspired display at Lokomotiv Moscow, which saw them advance to the Europa League quarter-finals. Euro-chasing Villarreal As for Villarreal, a 2-0 away win at…

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Real Betis 2-1 Villarreal: Morón strikes twice for hosts

Real Betis striker Lorenzo Morón scored twice on his first team debut to give his side a narrow victory over Villarreal at the Estadio Benito Villamarín. The Spaniard opened the scoring with a fine long-range effort, after Villarreal defender Daniele Bonera was red-carded for a dangerous challenge on Betis forward Rubén Castro. Morón added his second after heading home a Fabián Ruiz cross, before away striker Carlos Bacca netted a consolation penalty. Within touching distance of the top four positions, Villarreal’s trip to Andalusia was an opportunity to keep pace…

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