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Villarreal 4-0 Real Sociedad

Real Sociedad manager David Moyes
David Moyes's side registered just two shots on target against Villareal

David Moyes suffered his first defeat as Real Sociedad manager as his team failed to score for a second successive game in a 4-0 defeat by Villarreal.

Bruno Soriano opened the scoring from a free-kick with the help of the crossbar and the goalkeeper's back.

Midfielder Denis Cheryshev doubled the home side's lead with a driving left-foot strike across goal.

Substitute Moi Gomez added two late goals after an assist by Cheryshev and a goalkeeping error by Enaut Zubikarai.

Luciano Vietto could have made the defeat even more emphatic as he twice struck the foot of the post with right-foot shots.

Sociedad registered just two shots on target and the win sees Villarreal climb to sixth in La Liga while Sociedad drop to 14th.

Line-ups

Villarreal

  • 1Asenjo
  • 2Perez Martinez
  • 20Gabriel
  • 15Ruiz
  • 18Costa JordáBooked at 48mins
  • 6dos Santos
  • 14Trigueros Muñoz
  • 21BrunoSubstituted forPinaat 84'minutes
  • 17CheryshevSubstituted forMoreno Balagueróat 82'minutes
  • 7ViettoBooked at 41mins
  • 8UcheSubstituted forGómez Bardonadoat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Pina
  • 16Dorado Ramírez
  • 19Gómez Bardonado
  • 22Rukavina
  • 23Moreno Balagueró
  • 24Espinosa
  • 31Fernández Abarisketa

Real Sociedad

  • 13Zubikarai
  • 2Martínez
  • 15Ansotegi
  • 6Iñigo MartínezBooked at 67mins
  • 24De la BellaBooked at 35mins
  • 8Granero
  • 14Rubén PardoSubstituted forCastroat 65'minutes
  • 10Xabi Prieto
  • 17ZurutuzaSubstituted forFinnbogasonat 77'minutes
  • 16CanalesSubstituted forHervíasat 87'minutes
  • 11Vela

Substitutes

  • 1Rulli
  • 7Finnbogason
  • 18Castro
  • 19Berchiche Izeta
  • 22Estrada
  • 23Gaztañaga
  • 29Hervías
Referee:
Fernando Teixeira Vitienes
Attendance:
16,000

Match Stats

Home TeamVillarrealAway TeamReal Sociedad
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home24
Away12
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Villarreal 4, Real Sociedad 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Villarreal 4, Real Sociedad 0.

Attempt blocked. Tomás Pina (Villarreal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mario.

Attempt blocked. Gerard Moreno (Villarreal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Moi Gómez with a headed pass.

Corner, Villarreal. Conceded by Eñaut Zubikarai.

Attempt saved. Manu Trigueros (Villarreal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos.

Corner, Villarreal. Conceded by Alberto De la Bella.

Corner, Villarreal. Conceded by Esteban Granero.

Attempt blocked. Manu Trigueros (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Sociedad. Pablo Hervías replaces Sergio Canales.

Goal!

Goal! Villarreal 4, Real Sociedad 0. Moi Gómez (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Tomás Pina.

Attempt blocked. Mario (Villarreal) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos.

Substitution

Substitution, Villarreal. Tomás Pina replaces Bruno.

Manu Trigueros (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gonzalo Castro (Real Sociedad).

Substitution

Substitution, Villarreal. Gerard Moreno replaces Denis Cheryshev.

Goal!

Goal! Villarreal 3, Real Sociedad 0. Moi Gómez (Villarreal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Denis Cheryshev following a fast break.

Foul by Denis Cheryshev (Villarreal).

Esteban Granero (Real Sociedad) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Sociedad. Alfred Finnbogason replaces David Zurutuza.

Substitution

Substitution, Villarreal. Moi Gómez replaces Ikechukwu Uche.

Foul by Jonathan dos Santos (Villarreal).

Alberto De la Bella (Real Sociedad) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Villarreal 2, Real Sociedad 0. Denis Cheryshev (Villarreal) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ikechukwu Uche.

Attempt blocked. Luciano Vietto (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Manu Trigueros.

Luciano Vietto (Villarreal) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Denis Cheryshev.

Foul by Ikechukwu Uche (Villarreal).

Esteban Granero (Real Sociedad) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Ikechukwu Uche (Villarreal) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Manu Trigueros.

Attempt saved. Sergio Canales (Real Sociedad) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gonzalo Castro with a headed pass.

Booking

Iñigo Martínez (Real Sociedad) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Denis Cheryshev (Villarreal) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jonathan dos Santos with a cross.

Attempt missed. Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Xabi Prieto with a headed pass.

Substitution

Substitution, Real Sociedad. Gonzalo Castro replaces Rubén Pardo.

Goal!

Goal! Villarreal 1, Real Sociedad 0. Bruno (Villarreal) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

Ikechukwu Uche (Villarreal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Xabi Prieto (Real Sociedad).

Attempt missed. Luciano Vietto (Villarreal) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Carlos Vela (Real Sociedad) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rubén Pardo.

Attempt blocked. Sergio Canales (Real Sociedad) left footed shot from long range on the right is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid14120251123936
2Barcelona1411123672934
3Atl Madrid14102227121532
4Sevilla149232517829
5Valencia1474325131225
6Villarreal147342314924
7Malaga147341714324
8Celta Vigo145541716120
9Ath Bilbao145361215-318
10Rayo Vallecano145271625-917
11Eibar134451419-516
12Espanyol143561522-714
13Getafe134271018-814
14Real Sociedad143471520-513
15Granada14266823-1512
16Levante133371028-1812
17Almería13247915-610
18Córdoba141761122-1110
19Dep La Coruña142481224-1210
20Elche142481229-1710
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