A patient and hardworking Villarreal won for the first time in Balaídos stadium (1-3) in a match where the Yellows managed to play a great counter attacking game scoring three good goals by Moi Gómez (2) and Mario. They proved to be a team that can roll up its sleeves and overcome difficulties against Celta, who also showed a notable competing ability. With this victory, the Submarine is placed seventh in the table before the break of international matches and take away the undefeated condition from Celta, who had not lost up to date this season.
Villarreal CF: Asenjo; Mario, Gabriel, Víctor Ruiz, Marín; Bruno, Trigueros, Moi Gómez (Cani, 72’), Cheryshev (Jonathan dos Santos, 64’); Uche and Giovani (Vietto, 66’).
RC Celta de Vigo: Sergio; Hugo Mallo, Cabral, Fontàs, Planas (Jonny, 68’); Radoja (Madinda, 74’), Álex López (Charles, 83’), Krohn-Dehli; Orellana, Nolito and Larrivey.
Goals: 0-1, min. 32: Moi Gómez. 0-2, min. 33: Moi Gómez. 1-2, min. 43: Larrivey. 1-3, min. 90: Mario.
Referee: Alfonso Álvarez Izquierdo (Catalán Committee). Booked Krohn-Dehli (69’), Orellana (82’) and Madinda (87’) for Celta and Marín (34’), Gabriel (49’), Moi Gómez (57’) and Cani (89’) for Villarreal. He sent off Fontás on the 85th minute for double yellow.