Villarreal left Córdoba without options., controlled the match very well and took the three points at stake back to Vila-real by winning 0-2. The visit to El Arcángel stadium was dominated by Villarreal during the entire clash. With two goals scored by Vietto and Uche, that came when the team needed them the most, Marcelino's men are able to rank sixth after 13 game weeks. The current position in the table would allow Villarreal to take part in European competitions next season.
Córdoba CF: Juan Carlos; Campadabal, Iñigo López, Bouzón (Ekeng, 46’), Pinillos; Deivid, Abel; Fede Cartabia, Borja García (Caballero, 84’), Fidel (Fede Vico, 58’); and Ghilas.
Villarreal CF: Asenjo, Mario, Gabriel, Víctor Ruiz, Marín; Bruno, Jonathan dos Santos, Rukavina (Trigueros, 78’), Cheryshev (Jaume Costa, 71’); Vietto and Gerard (Uche, 61’).
Goals: 0-1, min. 24: Vietto. 0-2, min. 71: Uche.
Referee: Javier Estrada Fernández (Catalán). Yellow card for Deivid (47’), Íñigo López (48’) for Córdoba; Vietto (47’) and Cheryshev (50’) for Villarreal.