Statistical Analysis: Barcelona win game against Villarreal in first half

Barcelona took the lead before the first half in the La Liga game against Villarreal on Sunday. In the second half, Villarreal’s efforts bore no fruit and the game finished 2-1 (2-1) to the away side.

Villarreal started the match best and took the lead when Samuel Chukwueze scored a goal after 26 minutes, with an assist by Pau Torres, making it 0-1.

Barcelona equalised to make it 1-1 after almost half an hour’s play as Antoine Griezmann scored a goal, with an assist by Oscar Mingueza.

The team took the lead just seven minutes later as Antoine Griezmann scored again. This time he scored a goal. The goal was his 11th on target in the league this season. Griezmann then completed Barcelona’s come back. The second half was goalless and the game ended with a 2-1 win for Barcelona.

Villarreal’s Manu Trigueros was sent off in the 65th minute.

Villarreal have 2 wins and and 3 losses with a 11–7 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Barcelona have 4 wins and and 1 loss and a 15–6 goal difference.

The result brings no change for the teams in terms of league position: Villarreal in seventh place and Barcelona in third.

Barca will play against Granada on Thursday. Villarreal will face Getafe on Sunday.

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