Villarreal earned hard-fought win over Alavés 3-1 at Estadio de La Ceramica

After this win, Unai Emery's squad has 7 points from 4 games

Villarreal earned hard-fought win over Alavés 3-1 at Estadio de La Ceramica
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Villarreal sways pass Alavés 3-1 on Wednesday at Estadio de La Ceramica. Villarreal wanted to improve their position in the tournament after losing 4-0 against Barcelona while Alavés had to settle for a draw in the last match played of the competition. As of today, Villarreal and Alavés occupy position 3rd (7 points) and 19th (1 point) respectively after playing a total of 4 matches.

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Villarreal opening the goal line, with a goal from Paco Alcacer in the 13th minute. Alavés found an equaliser thanks to a goal from Edgar Mendez in the 36th minute to establish the 1-1. Villarreal took the lead thanks to a penalty goal from Gerard Moreno in the 45th minute just before the end of the 45 minutes to establish the 2-1, which saw the first half to a 2-1.

Villarreal boosted the game in the second half, thanks to a new goal from Paco Alcacer, scoring his second goal in the 67th minute, finalising the game with a 3-1.

For Villarreal, Takefusa Kubo, Jaume Costa, Carlos Bacca, Ramiro Funes Mori and Samuel Chukwueze came on for Deyverson, Borja Sainz, Edgar Mendez, Ruben Duarte and Victor Laguardia, while Alavés brought on John Guidetti, Luis Rioja, Sergi Garcia Perez, Manu Garcia and Rodrigo Ely to replace Deyverson, Borja Sainz, Edgar Mendez, Ruben Duarte and Victor Laguardia.

The referee booked Victor Laguardia and Ximo Navarro for Alavés.

Villarreal with their next fixture against Atlético Madrid at away stadium, while Alavés will face Athletic Bilbao at home stadium.

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