This is futbol, proclaims the club. The day of possession and tiki-taka draws to a close with the highly anticipated match between the A teams. Both have midweek European quarterfinals to think about: Barca will host Shakhtar Donetsk, while Villarreal will be at home to Twente.
Manager Juan Carlos Garrido vows that Villarreal will stick to its guns, meaning that we won't start out trying to park the bus. And Cani thinks it is a great chance to pick up all 3 points, though I caution that a wounded (literally) animal is dangerous.
My expected XI has no surprises:
Prediction: I will venture only that we get a result. And Nilmar will be on target. Endavant Villarreal!