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Real Madrid vs. Villarreal CF 11/21/2020 La Liga Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Real Madrid takes on Villarreal CF on 11/21/2020 at 10:15AM

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

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Real Madrid and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. They lost their previous match and hope to bounce back from the disappointing setback. What better place to turn the ship around for Villarreal CF than game on their home 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 last match, Villarreal CF won and now turns their attention to Real Madrid at home in friendly territory.

The Real Madrid Roster

The Players to Watch for the Real Madrid

Karim Benzema FW

As a shooter, Karim Benzema had 27 shots fired this season. Karim Benzema was ranked #180 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Karim Benzema had 10 shots on target this season. He was ranked #130 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Karim Benzema has 4 goals scored this season. Karim Benzema was ranked #8 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Karim Benzema has 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Karim Benzema was ranked #5 in assists this season.

Karim Benzema has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Karim Benzema has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 7 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Luka Modrić MF

Luka Modrić has 7 shots fired this season. Luka Modrić was ranked #31 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luka Modrić had 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Luka Modrić had 1 goals this season. Luka Modrić was ranked #80 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Madrid teammates, Luka Modrić had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Luka Modrić was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Luka Modrić has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Luka Modrić has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Sergio Ramos DF

Sergio Ramos has 9 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Sergio Ramos was ranked #7 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Sergio Ramos had 3 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Sergio Ramos was ranked #56 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Sergio Ramos had 2 goals this season. Sergio Ramos was ranked #31 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Sergio Ramos has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Sergio Ramos was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Sergio Ramos has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Sergio Ramos has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 5 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Federico Valverde MF

Federico Valverde has 9 shots fired this season. Federico Valverde was ranked #7 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Federico Valverde had 5 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Federico Valverde was ranked #20 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Federico Valverde had 3 goals this season. Federico Valverde was ranked #16 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Federico Valverde has 1 assists this season. Federico Valverde was ranked #60 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Federico Valverde has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Federico Valverde has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Casemiro MF

Casemiro has 2 shots fired this season. Casemiro was ranked #216 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Casemiro had 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Casemiro had 0 goals this season. Casemiro was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Casemiro has 0 assists this season. Casemiro was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Casemiro has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Casemiro has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 10 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Vinicius Júnior FW

Vinicius Júnior has 15 shots fired this season. Vinicius Júnior was ranked #256 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Vinicius Júnior had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Vinicius Júnior was ranked #33 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Vinicius Júnior had 2 goals this season. Vinicius Júnior was ranked #31 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Madrid teammates, Vinicius Júnior had 0 assists this season. Vinicius Júnior was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Vinicius Júnior has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Vinicius Júnior has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 5 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Raphaël Varane DF

Raphaël Varane has 5 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Raphaël Varane was ranked #79 in shots attempted this season. Raphaël Varane has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Raphaël Varane has 0 goals scored this season. Raphaël Varane was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Madrid teammates, Raphaël Varane had 0 assists this season. Raphaël Varane was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Raphaël Varane has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Raphaël Varane has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 2 fouls this season. He has drawn 2 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Marco Asensio FW

As a shooter, Marco Asensio had 3 shots fired this season. Marco Asensio was ranked #157 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Marco Asensio has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Marco Asensio had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Marco Asensio was ranked #288 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Real Madrid teammates, Marco Asensio had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Marco Asensio was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Marco Asensio has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Marco Asensio has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 1 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 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 2 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Raúl Albiol was ranked #216 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Raúl Albiol had 1 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Raúl Albiol was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Raúl Albiol had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Raúl Albiol was ranked #288 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Raúl Albiol had 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Raúl Albiol was ranked #277 in assists this season.

Raúl Albiol has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Raúl Albiol has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 6 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Paco Alcácer FW

As a shooter, Paco Alcácer had 16 shots fired this season. Paco Alcácer was ranked #253 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Paco Alcácer had 9 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Paco Alcácer was ranked #1 in shots on goal this season.

Paco Alcácer has 5 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Paco Alcácer was ranked #3 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Paco Alcácer had 2 assists this season. Paco Alcácer was ranked #16 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Paco Alcácer has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Paco Alcácer has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 4 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Mario Gaspar DF

Mario Gaspar has 7 shots fired this season. Mario Gaspar was ranked #31 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Mario Gaspar has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Mario Gaspar was ranked #99 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Mario Gaspar had 0 goals this season. Mario Gaspar was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. Mario Gaspar has 2 assists this season. Mario Gaspar was ranked #16 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Mario Gaspar has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Mario Gaspar has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 8 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Moi Gómez MF,FW

As a shooter, Moi Gómez had 5 shots fired this season. Moi Gómez was ranked #79 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Moi Gómez has 2 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Moi Gómez was ranked #99 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Moi Gómez had 0 goals this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Moi Gómez was ranked #288 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Moi Gómez had 0 assists this season. Moi Gómez was ranked #277 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 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Vicente Iborra MF

Vicente Iborra has 2 shots fired this season. Vicente Iborra was ranked #216 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Vicente Iborra has 0 shots on target this season. He was ranked #343 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

Vicente Iborra has 0 goals scored this season. Vicente Iborra was ranked #288 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Vicente Iborra had 0 assists this season. Vicente Iborra was ranked #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

Vicente Iborra has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Vicente Iborra has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 13 fouls this season. He has drawn 4 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Takefusa Kubo FW,MF

Takefusa Kubo has 5 shots fired this season. Takefusa Kubo was ranked #79 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Takefusa Kubo had 4 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in La Liga, Takefusa Kubo was ranked #33 in shots on goal this season.

Takefusa Kubo has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in LaLiga, Takefusa Kubo was ranked #288 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Takefusa Kubo had 0 assists this season. Takefusa Kubo was ranked #277 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 8 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Pau Torres DF

Pau Torres has 1 shots fired this season. Pau Torres was ranked #315 in shots attempted this season in the La Liga. Pau Torres has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Pau Torres had 1 goals this season. Pau Torres was ranked #80 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 #277 in assists this season in the La Liga League.

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

Samuel Chukwueze MF,FW

As a shooter, Samuel Chukwueze had 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in La Liga, Samuel Chukwueze was ranked #18 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Samuel Chukwueze had 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #180 in shots on goal this season in the La Liga.

As a scorer, Samuel Chukwueze had 1 goals this season. Samuel Chukwueze was ranked #80 in goals this season in the LaLiga. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Villarreal CF teammates, Samuel Chukwueze had 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in La Liga, Samuel Chukwueze was ranked #60 in assists this season.

Samuel Chukwueze has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Samuel Chukwueze has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 3 fouls this season. He has drawn 12 fouls this season in La Liga action.

Real Madrid Team Stats

The Real Madrid Offensive Stats and Metrics

Real Madrid scored 1.37 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This puts Real Madrid in a ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Real Madrid scored those goals off assists 82.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 1.13 assists. This puts Real Madrid in a league ranking of #4 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Real Madrid converted on 0.31 of attempted shots on goal. Real Madrid has a #8 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Real Madrid attempted 4.37 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Real Madrid has a #4 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Real Madrid attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.3 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Real Madrid has a #4 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Real Madrid Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Real Madrid was able to hold opponents to 0.75 goals. Real Madrid is #4 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Real Madrid goalkeepers fended off 3.25 shots per 90 minutes. This puts Real Madrid in a ranking of #8 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Real Madrid goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 76.9% of the time. This puts Real Madrid ranks #5 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 37.5% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Real Madrid. Real Madrid is ranked #8 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Real Madrid Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Real Madrid had 3.25 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Real Madrid in the top 15 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Real Madrid had 16.12 interceptions. Real Madrid is in the top 25 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Real Madrid has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Real Madrid is in the top 25 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Real Madrid drew 11.5 fouls. This puts Real Madrid in the top 90 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Real Madrid had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 10.38 times per 90 minutes of action. Real Madrid is in the top 5 percentile in offside calls against them.

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 1.11 goals. This puts Villarreal CF in a ranking of #6 in the league in non-penalty goals scored per 90 minutes. Villarreal CF scored those goals off assists 70.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.78 assists. This puts Villarreal CF in a league ranking of #7 in the league in non-penalty goals scored off assists per 90 minutes.

Villarreal CF converted on 0.29 of attempted shots on goal. Villarreal CF has a #12 ranking in converting goals scored off non-penalty kick shots on target in regulation.

Villarreal CF attempted 3.89 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 #6 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 38.9 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Have they shown that they are able to aggressively attack the net? They are ranked #6 in La Liga in shots on target.

Villarreal CF Defensive Stats and Metrics

Villarreal CF gave up 0.78 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. 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, 3.11 shots were saved by Villarreal CF goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Villarreal CF is ranked #5 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Villarreal CF goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 67.9% 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, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Villarreal CF. Villarreal CF is ranked #10 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Villarreal CF Utility Stats

Villarreal CF tried 3.33 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Villarreal CF is in the top 8 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Villarreal CF has successfully intercepted 13.67 passes per 90 minutes of action. 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 0.11 fouls. This puts Villarreal CF in the top 60 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Villarreal CF drew 9.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Villarreal CF in the top 95 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Villarreal CF had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.78 times per 90 minutes of action. Villarreal CF is in the top 52 percentile in offside calls against them.

Real Madrid vs. Villarreal CF Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Real Madrid 1 Villarreal CF 0

Moneyline Pick: Real Madrid +143 matchbook