Villarreal made their qualification for the Europa League spherical of 32 on Thursday after defeating Turkish Sivasspor 0-1 due to a aim by Samu Chukwueze quarter-hour from the tip that leaves the Castellón crew leaders of group I after 4 victories and a tie within the absence of a spherical for the conclusion of the preliminary section.
Unai Emery’s crew dominated the primary half from the start and loved the perfect probabilities. Coquelin signed the clearest at 20 minutes with a header that crashed into the bottom of the put up, after an awesome help from Jaume Costa, and Iborra -minutes later- had a double probability in a commotion fashioned within the Turkish crew’s space. .
Samu Chukwueze was additionally near the aim with a cross-kick after half an hour and Álex Baena, in one other daring train, launched from the entrance with a thread that caressed the stick. The record of events was inexhaustible for the ‘Yellow Submarine’, who received half a dozen corners solely within the first half.
Sivasspor reacted within the second half, however didn’t compromise the yellow crew both, who ended up discovering their solution to the aim within the seventy fifth minute after a masterful motion by Manu Trigueros. The Talavera de la Reina midfielder leaked between the strains for Jaume and he gave the aim to Chukwueze, who solely needed to push it unopposed.
The victory leaves Villarreal with 13 factors, 5 greater than Maccabi of Tel Aviv, who will play the ticket on the final day in opposition to the Turks. The winner will accompany the Spanish crew within the playoffs. For his or her half, Qarabag was utterly out of choices after this Thursday’s draw at residence (1-1), their first level within the competitors.