LaLiga ~ Villarreal vs Real Madrid | Match Info, Preview & Lineup

Real Madrid, fresh from their La Liga championship victory, will aim to secure a tenth successive victory in the Spanish top flight when they take on Villarreal at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Sunday. While Real Madrid have already won the title and are preparing for the Champions League final, Villarreal are fighting for a European place, currently in eighth place in the championship, five points behind Real Betis.

Despite a challenging first half of the season, Villarreal have shown good form recently, winning four of their last five matches, including a recent 1-0 victory over Girona. Their home form has also improved, with wins in four of their last five home games.

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Real Madrid confirmed the title on May 4th and secured a place in the Champions League final by defeating Bayern Munich. Since then, they have continued their dominance in La Liga with resounding victories over Granada and Alav├ęs. With an impressive record of 29 wins, six draws and just one defeat, they boast the best offensive and defensive records in the championship.

Coach Carlo Ancelotti has been rotating his squad to keep players fresh for the Champions League final against Borussia Dortmund on June 1. Real Madrid defeated Villarreal 4-1 in their previous meeting this season and will be looking to complete the league double over them.

Villarreal will be missing several key players due to injury and suspension, including Kiko Femenia and Gerard Moreno. On the other hand, Real Madrid will be without David Alaba and Aurelien Tchouameni, both injured.

As both teams prepare for their respective goals, Villarreal will hope to capitalize on their recent momentum, while Real Madrid will aim to maintain their unbeaten record and momentum towards the Champions League final.