Samu Chukwueze and Pau Torres scored first-half targets as Villarreal defeated final-positioned Valladolid 2-0 to move to third place in the Spanish league on Monday.
Unai Emery’s staff dominated from the beginning at Cerámica Stadium, getting on the board with Chukwueze’s shot from inside the world in the twenty first minute and added Torres’ purpose from shut vary in the thirty seventh.
The hosts additionally had a purpose disallowed by video assessment in the second half after a foul by ahead Gerard Moreno earlier than heading the ball into the online.
The win put Villarreal one level behind second-positioned Real Madrid and two fewer than chief Real Sociedad. Madrid has a recreation in hand.
The outcome prolonged Valladolid’s winless run this season. It is the one staff, together with promoted Huesca, but to win in the league. The membership owned by Brazil nice Ronaldo has solely three factors from eight matches.