Villarreal concludes the pre-season with a defeat against Newcastle

the villa real ended the preseason with another winthis time before newcastle English to 4:0which raises many doubts in the Castellón team less than a week until the start of LaLiga.

The March by Samu Chukwueze and Nicolas Jacksonwho were transferred this summer have significantly reduced Villarreal’s offensive potential, which was also shown in these preparatory games a great defensive fragility.

Villarreal started the game badly, you could see that clearly outmatched by the greater physical strength of his rivalwho was ahead on the scoreboard after five minutes Murphy took advantage of a rebound on the edge of the box and fired a powerful shot after entering the box to make the score 1-0.

The high pressure at Newcastle caused many dangerous losses in the exit of the ball of the Spanish team, although the English didn’t know how to make money from it. However, as the minutes went by, Villarreal managed to level the game by controlling the ball Until the last ten minutes he couldn’t upset his rival in the slightest of the first act, in which he began to be more in English, but without undue danger.

Second half with chances

The start of the second half was hectic. Barnes had two clear chances Once play resumed and Villarreal responded with up to three near-consecutive chances, two by Sorloth and one by Carlo Adrianowhat he didn’t know how to use.

The party had become a give and take It was the “Urracas” who finally took advantage of the situation and scored their second goal, after a counterattack led by Wilson that culminated in a subtle cross from Barnes (m.61)..

The goal cooled Quique Setién’s side, which Newcastle took advantage of to defeat the Spanish side. First Joelinton increased with a great personal move and later Barnes increased the score to make it 4-0.

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