Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal Highlights 05-05-2016 Europa League Full Match Video Replay: After beating Borussia Dortmund in Uefa Europa League quarter-final at Anfield by 4-3 on aggregate, Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will face Villarreal in Europa League Semi-Final at their home ground Estadio El Madrigal in Spain on 28 April 2016, Thursday night. In the quarter-final against Borussia, The Reds play 2nd leg at home and which gives them the confidence to win the game, in the same way they are also playing semi-final 2nd leg at home on 5 May 2016. The match will kick off at 8:05 PM UK time and will be telecast live on BT Sports.
Kick-off Time: 8:05 PM UK, 12:35 AM IST+1
Venue: Anfield Stadium
Tv Channels: Bt Sports 1, Ten Sports 2
Live Stream: Link 1
Liverpool 3-0 Villarreal Highlights 2016 – Europa League
Bruno Soriano (Own Goal) – 7′
Daniel Sturridge – 63′
Adam Lallana – 81′
After being ruled out of Premier League title race and FA Cup, Liverpool has left only 3 matches in Europa League title race to win the silverware and end the season on a high note and to qualify for champions league 2016-17 season. Villarreal has been consistent team except La Liga where they are at no. 4 behind Barcelona, Atletico, and Real Madrid. Except these 3 teams, they are very much consistent in winning the games. Villarreal is already in the place to qualify for the Champions League playoff round from La Liga standings will be looking to make it to Group Stage by beating Liverpool in Semi-final.
Jurgen Klopp has yet to win a game in Spain which gives the Yellow Submarines a hope to win the game comfortably. They have the good home record in Europa League games which may give some tension to Klopp for 1st leg Semi-Final clash.
This is the first time when both teams are facing each other in Europa League previously they had a friendly match which was drawn at 0-0. Villarreal hasn’ won many games aginst English sides having the record of 3 wins, 4 losses, and 6 draws. While Liverpool has the much better record against Spanish sides with 13 wins and 9 Loss in 34 Uefa games.
Liverpool hasn’t lost a single match in last 12 matches they have played in Europa League from the group stage and Villarreal also has unbeaten in last 11 games in Europa League with winning all 6 games played at home.
The Red’s coach Juergen Klopp will likely to keep the same side as put on the field against Borussia Dortmund. Daniel Sturridge will play forward with attacker Firmino, Coutinho, and Lallana. Miner and Lucas will play in the midfield.
Prediction: The reds need to give the same performance they have done against Dortmund in Quarter-final. If Klopp insists his team to draw the match they may take over Villarreal at Anfield on 5th may.