Villarreal will be playing Granada at Estadio de la Ceramica on Thursday at 2:00 AM IST for the La Liga game. Villarreal has acquired the fifth spot with 32 points while Granada has occupied the seventh spot with 27 points.
Villareal played 18 matches out of which they won and drew eight games each and were on the losing side twice. Granada also had 18 games, they were victorious on 8 occasions, they lost seven and had a draw thrice.
Granada beat Osasuna 2-0 last weekend and will want to perform in the same manner in their upcoming fixture against Villarreal.
Villarreal has been consistent over the past few months and finds themselves in a better position in the La Liga standings. Villarreal beat Celta Vigo by a margin of 4-0 in their most recent fixture. The two teams will be entering into this game on a positive note.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, Villarreal clearly has the upper hand as they beat Granada in seven matches out of the 14 games they played against each other. Granada was victorious on five occasions against Villarreal. In the last fixture between the two teams, Villarreal beat Granada by 1-0.
Villarreal will miss the services of Alberto Moreno, Vicente Iborra, and Mario Gaspar in this match. Samuel Chukwueza is also suffering from a knock and is unlikely to be risked.