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Elche CF vs. Villarreal CF 12/6/2020 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Elche CF faces Villarreal CF on 12/6/2020 at 12:30PM

Villarreal CF faces Elche CF in a regular season match. Elche CF with a record of 3-4-2 this season comes into this game with a 2-1-1 record on the road. Villarreal CF is 5-5-1 this season and is 4-2-0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Elche CF and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. Villarreal CF played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Villarreal CF and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, Villarreal CF came out with a draw and will look to chalk up a tally in the win column. Their home crowd or lack thereof (in person, but there will be virtual fans “present”) due to ongoing pandemic is hungry for a win.

The Elche CF Roster

The Players to Watch for the Elche CF

Raúl Guti MF

As a shooter, Raúl Guti had 4 shots fired this season. Raúl Guti was ranked #134 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Raúl Guti has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Raúl Guti has 0 goals scored this season. Raúl Guti was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Raúl Guti has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Raúl Guti was ranked #289 in assists this season.

Raúl Guti has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Raúl Guti has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Omenuke Mfulu MF

As a shooter, Omenuke Mfulu had 0 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Omenuke Mfulu was ranked #416 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Omenuke Mfulu had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Omenuke Mfulu has 0 goals scored this season. Omenuke Mfulu was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Elche CF teammates, Omenuke Mfulu had 0 assists this season. Omenuke Mfulu was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Omenuke Mfulu has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Omenuke Mfulu has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 1 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Pere Milla FW,MF

As a shooter, Pere Milla had 11 shots fired this season. Pere Milla was ranked #286 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pere Milla had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #83 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Pere Milla had 1 goals this season. Pere Milla was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Elche CF teammates, Pere Milla had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Pere Milla was ranked #72 in assists this season.

Pere Milla has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Pere Milla has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 21 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Gonzalo Verdú DF

Gonzalo Verdú has 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Gonzalo Verdú was ranked #228 in shots attempted this season. Gonzalo Verdú has 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Gonzalo Verdú was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season.

Gonzalo Verdú has 0 goals scored this season. Gonzalo Verdú was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Gonzalo Verdú has 0 assists this season. Gonzalo Verdú was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Gonzalo Verdú has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gonzalo Verdú has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 11 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Fidel DF

Fidel has 3 shots fired this season. Fidel was ranked #177 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Fidel had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Fidel had 2 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Fidel was ranked #41 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Elche CF teammates, Fidel had 2 assists this season. Fidel was ranked #22 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Fidel has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Fidel has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Josan DF,MF

Josan has 6 shots fired this season. Josan was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Josan had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Josan was ranked #32 in shots on goal this season.

Josan has 2 goals scored this season. Josan was ranked #41 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Josan has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Josan was ranked #72 in assists this season.

Josan has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Josan has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Josema DF

As a shooter, Josema had 1 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Josema was ranked #331 in shots attempted this season. Josema has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Josema was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

Josema has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Josema was ranked #303 in goals this season. Josema has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Josema was ranked #72 in assists this season.

Josema has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Josema has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Tete Morente FW,MF

As a shooter, Tete Morente had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Tete Morente was ranked #46 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Tete Morente had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Tete Morente was ranked #83 in shots on goal this season.

Tete Morente has 2 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Tete Morente was ranked #41 in goals this season. Tete Morente has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Tete Morente was ranked #72 in assists this season.

Tete Morente has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Tete Morente has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in La Liga action.

The Villarreal CF Roster

The Players to Watch for the Villarreal CF

Raúl Albiol DF

Raúl Albiol has 3 shots fired this season. Raúl Albiol was ranked #177 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Raúl Albiol had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Raúl Albiol had 0 goals this season. Raúl Albiol was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Raúl Albiol has 0 assists this season. Raúl Albiol was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Raúl Albiol has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Raúl Albiol has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Mario Gaspar DF

Mario Gaspar has 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Mario Gaspar was ranked #46 in shots attempted this season. Mario Gaspar has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #122 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Mario Gaspar has 0 goals scored this season. Mario Gaspar was ranked #303 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Mario Gaspar has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Mario Gaspar was ranked #22 in assists this season.

Mario Gaspar has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Mario Gaspar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Vicente Iborra MF

As a shooter, Vicente Iborra had 3 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Vicente Iborra was ranked #177 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Vicente Iborra had 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Vicente Iborra was ranked #364 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Vicente Iborra had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Vicente Iborra was ranked #303 in goals this season. Vicente Iborra has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Vicente Iborra was ranked #289 in assists this season.

Vicente Iborra has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Vicente Iborra has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Takefusa Kubo FW,MF

Takefusa Kubo has 6 shots fired this season. Takefusa Kubo was ranked #69 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Takefusa Kubo has 4 shots on target this season. He was ranked #54 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Takefusa Kubo had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Takefusa Kubo was ranked #303 in goals this season. Takefusa Kubo has 0 assists this season. Takefusa Kubo was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Takefusa Kubo has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Takefusa Kubo has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Pau Torres DF

As a shooter, Pau Torres had 1 shots fired this season. Pau Torres was ranked #331 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Pau Torres had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Pau Torres was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season.

Pau Torres has 1 goals scored this season. Pau Torres was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Pau Torres had 0 assists this season. Pau Torres was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Pau Torres has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Pau Torres has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Samuel Chukwueze MF,FW

As a shooter, Samuel Chukwueze had 10 shots fired this season. Samuel Chukwueze was ranked #294 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Samuel Chukwueze has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #122 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Samuel Chukwueze has 1 goals scored this season. Samuel Chukwueze was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Samuel Chukwueze has 1 assists this season. Samuel Chukwueze was ranked #72 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Samuel Chukwueze has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samuel Chukwueze has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Moi Gómez MF,FW

As a shooter, Moi Gómez had 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Moi Gómez was ranked #97 in shots attempted this season. Moi Gómez has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #122 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Moi Gómez had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Moi Gómez was ranked #303 in goals this season. Moi Gómez has 0 assists this season. Moi Gómez was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Moi Gómez has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Moi Gómez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Manu Trigueros MF

Manu Trigueros has 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Manu Trigueros was ranked #27 in shots attempted this season. Manu Trigueros has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #207 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Manu Trigueros had 1 goals this season. Manu Trigueros was ranked #97 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Manu Trigueros has 0 assists this season. Manu Trigueros was ranked #289 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Manu Trigueros has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Manu Trigueros has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Elche CF Team Stats

The Elche CF Offensive Stats and Metrics

Elche CF scored 0.89 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Elche CF in a ranking of #12 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Elche CF scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.67 assists. Elche CF has a ranking of #11 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Elche CF was able to score at a 0.42 rate on their shots on target. Elche CF has a #1 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Elche CF attempts 2.11 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #20 in La Liga in shots on target. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Elche CF is able to get 39.6 of their shots to be on goal(target). Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #20 in La Liga in shots on target.

Elche CF Defensive Stats and Metrics

Elche CF gave up 1.0 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Elche CF is #10 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.67 shots were saved by Elche CF goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Elche CF is ranked #19 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 78.6% of shots on target were saved by Elche CF goalkeepers. This puts Elche CF ranks #3 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Elche CF. Elche CF is ranked #10 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Elche CF Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Elche CF had 1.89 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Elche CF in the top 75 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Elche CF has successfully intercepted 7.11 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Elche CF in the top 100 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Elche CF has committed 0.11 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Elche CF is in the top 80 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Elche CF drew 13.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Elche CF is in the top 80 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Elche CF committed an offside 12.78 times. This puts Elche CF in the top 40 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Villarreal CF Team Stats

The Villarreal CF Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Villarreal CF was able to score 0.91 goals. Villarreal CF is ranked #10 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Villarreal CF was able to score 0.64 goals off assists. This puts Villarreal CF in a league ranking of #12 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Villarreal CF converted on 0.28 of attempted shots on goal. Is Villarreal CF a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #11 in La Liga in shooting percentage.

Villarreal CF attempted 3.27 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #14 in La Liga in shots on target. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Villarreal CF attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 32.4 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #14 in La Liga in shots on target.

Villarreal CF Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Villarreal CF was able to hold opponents to 0.73 goals. This puts Villarreal CF is ranked #6 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 2.91 shots were saved by Villarreal CF goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Villarreal CF is ranked #4 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Villarreal CF goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 68.8% of the time. Villarreal CF goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #14 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 27.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Villarreal CF. This puts Villarreal CF at #15 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Villarreal CF Utility Stats

Villarreal CF tried 3.27 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Villarreal CF in the top 10 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Villarreal CF had 13.64 interceptions. This puts Villarreal CF in the top 40 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Villarreal CF commits 0.09 fouls. Villarreal CF is in the top 52 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Villarreal CF drew 10.45 fouls. Villarreal CF is in the top 95 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Villarreal CF had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 13.27 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Villarreal CF in the top 60 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Elche CF vs. Villarreal CF Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Elche CF 0 Villarreal CF 0

Moneyline Pick: Draw +457 Bookmaker