ESL vs VIL: In Round 16 of Spanish Copa del Rey, the football teams Espanyol and Villarreal face off each other today in the field. The game will kick start at 01:00 AM, IST on 18th January 2019. The venue of the match is at Cornellà-El Prat (RCDE Stadium), in Barcelona.
In the last five head to head records between these two sides, each team has won one game and other games ended in a draw. In the last five games, Espanyol has won one game, lost three games and drawn one game whereas Villarreal has lost one game and drawn four games. Hence in today’s match ESL vs VIL, it is predicted that Villarreal will win against Espanyol.
ESL vs VIL Team News
Mario Hermoso and Oscar Duarte are missing with an injury, while forwards Sergio Garcia and Hernan Perez have both been ruled out for Espanyol team. The key players of the game are Iglesias, Darder. Villarreal has no injury concerns and the key players of the game are Bacca, Ekambi.
ESL vs VIL Playing XI
Espanyol Playing XI: Roberto (GK), A. Pedrosa, O. Duarte, D. Lopez, R. Rosales, A. Lopez, P. Piatti, E. Granero, S. Darder, H. Perez, B. Iglesias
Villarreal Playing XI: A. Fernandez (GK), M. Layun, D. Bonera, A. Gonzalez, J. Costa, D. Raba, M. Trigueros, S. Caseres, Alfonso, C. Bacca, K. Toko Ekambi