How to watch: BeINSport English and Spanish channels are both showing the match in the USA.
The teams: VILLARREAL are going with the expected lineup, the only change from Espanyol being Mario Gaspar for the injured Rubén Peña:
Asenjo; Mario, Albiol, Pau, Alberto Moreno; Santi, Iborra, Anguissa, Moi, Toko Ekambi, Gerard.
Bench—Andrés, Funes Mori, Bacca, Chukwueze, Trigueros, Quintillà, Ontiveros
ALAVÉS: Pacheco; Martin, Laguardia, Magallan, Duarte; Vidal, Wakaso, Manu, Rioja; Lucas, Joselu.
Bench: Sivera (GK), Guidetti, Dani Torres, Pere Pons, Burke, Tachi, Borja Saenz
We won at Espanyol last week for the first time in 9 years—now we hope to beat Alaves for the first time in our home ground since amatch in 2006 when Riquelme scored twice in a 3-2 win. Let’s go! ENDAVANT VILLARREAL!!!