Both teams always play out great contests over the years
The defending LaLiga champions, Real Madrid will face Villarreal in the Copa Del Rey Round of 16 clash. Real Madrid, before the Super Copa de Espana matches, played their previous LaLiga game against Villareal only. Real Madrid lost that fixture and would be looking to get their revenge in the Copa Del Ray match. They have only faced only twice in the Copa Del ray before in the 98-99 edition which was also a Round of 16 clash.
Villareal are currently fifth in the league. They have won eight of the 17 matches played and lost five of them. they have drawn four matches in the league so far. Quique Setién’s side would be looking to repeat their victory in the Copa Del ray clash too.
Real Madrid is under pressure of winning, after having lost the Super Cup final to their fiercest rival FC Barcelona. The defending LaLiga champions are getting competition from Barcelona in the league too. They have played a total of 16 league matches in which they have won 12. Real have lost and drawn twice. They are currently at the second spot following Barcelona who are at the top. The Copa del Ray clash against gives an excellent opportunity to Los Blancos to get their revenge on them.
The match will take place on Friday, 20TH January at 1:30 a.m. IST.
7TH January 2023: Real Madrid 1-2 Villareal (La Liga)
12th February 2022: Real Madrid 0-0 Villareal (La Liga)
25th September 2021: Real Madrid 0-0 Villareal (La Liga)
22nd May 2021: Real Madrid 2-1 Villareal (La Liga)
21st November 2020: Real Madrid 1-1 Villareal (La Liga)
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