Granada and Villarreal you see the faces in the vigesimonovena journey of LaLiga Santander, in a meeting between the two Spanish teams that are alive in the Europa League, but in this case in a league duel where both aspire to finish precisely in European positions.
After the national team break, the people of Granada and Castellón return to the league championship with renewed energy and with the intention of taking the three points from the stadium of Los Cármenes. Villarreal cut a streak of games without winning in 2021 just in the two days before the break, with wins against Eibar in Ipurúa (1-3) and before the Cádiz at the La Cerámica Stadium (2-1).
The team trained by Unai emery currently occupies the seventh place in the standings with 43 points, two behind the Real Sociedad and Real Betis, fifth and sixth ranked, respectively with 45. The fight for the Europa League and Conference League seats, at the expense of what happens in the end of
Copa del Rey and that could give one more place, they seem very even.
For him Yellow Submarine the doubt of Gerard Moreno, which due to physical problems could not be available with Spain or against Greece nor against Georgia. It will be necessary to see if they reserve them thinking about the dates that come or will have minutes in a very complicated and important duel. Who will be back is the central Pau Torres, essential for him Villarreal.
The Granada by Diego Martínez, for his part, thanked the national team for a break in a season that is being tremendously demanding for him and his players. The Nasrid ensemble has reached the Europa League quarter-finals in his first European experience, where he also had to overcome the previous phase, in addition to reaching the Copa del Rey quarterfinals where he succumbed in overtime before him FC Barcelona.
In the league championship, the Andalusian team comes from losing before the break to the Valencia in Mestalla by 2-1. He currently occupies the eighth place in the classification with 36 points, so if he wins he could look towards Europe, although he has the peace of mind of having a lot of margin for the relegation positions.
In the first round match, both teams tied at two goals in The Ceramic Stadium. In fact, the Villarreal is the team that ties the most of all LaLiga Santander, with 13 tied, one more than Valladolid and SD Huesca.
When do you play Granada – Villarreal?
The game is played today, Saturday, April 3, at 14.00 hours
Where to see Granada – Villarreal?
The encounter can be seen by Movistar LaLiga (46) and Movistar LaLiga 3 (49), platform dials Movistar Plus. You can follow all the information about the match live on the Mundo Deportivo website.