Villarreal is coming into this fixture with a hard-fought draw against Celta Vigo in La Liga over the weekend. They are currently in the 12th position of La Liga with 16 points from 13 matches. They have won three matches, drawn seven, and lost three matches. They have the ninth-best home record in the league with three wins, two draws, and one loss, accumulating 11 points on home soil. They are just four points behind Barcelona. They have scored as many as 15 goals and have conceded 13 goals in return. Arnaut Danjuma, who has five goals for Villarreal, is the team’s top scorer. Yeremi Pino has the most assists on the team with three. Unai Emery has most of his players available for selection, with the exception of Gerard Moreno, owing to injury.
Barcelona has dropped as many as ten points in the last four games, losing to Real Madrid and Rayo Vallecano, drawing with Alaves and Celta Vigo, and winning against Espanyol. With 20 points after 13 games, they are currently in seventh place in La Liga, with five wins, three losses, and five draws. They have a terrible away record in the league, with no wins, three ties, and two losses. They’ve scored 1.53 goals per game on average while allowing slightly over one goal per game. Memphis Depay leads the club in scoring with seven goals, while Ansu Fati has three. Barcelona’s six injured players include Sergio Aguero, Ansu Fati, Sergio Roberto, Pedri, Martin Brathwaite, and Moussa Wague.