News | 05/05/2019Zidane's team welcome back Vinicius Jr. as they look for a fifth home win in a row (4:15pm CEST).
“We want to finish well, get three wins, we are going to try to make our fans proud”, stated Zidane. Sergio Ramos, Benzema and Odriozola were the only players missing from training this week. 19 players have been called up to face Villarreal. The big news is the return of Vinicius Jr. who was injured back in March. He will be looking to add to his brave performances so far this season.
Real Madrid have hosted Villarreal 18 times in LaLiga. The Whites have won 12 times, drawn 5 and lost just once. Bale has been key in recent clashes. The Welshman made his Real Madrid debut against Villarreal, and has so far scored four goals.
Fight for survival
Javi Calleja's team will be looking to win in order to stay up. They have had good results in recent weeks (three wins against Girona, Leganés and Real Sociedad; and a draw against Huesca). Away from home Villarreal have won five, drawn five and lost seven.