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Maccabi Tel Aviv v Villarreal
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Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Villarreal Match Preview

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On Thursday afternoon (UK time), Villarreal head to Sammy Ofer Stadium to play Maccabi Tel Aviv at 5:55pm. This is a Europa League game.

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Head To Head

The FTG archives show that Maccabi Tel Aviv played Villarreal earlier this month in a Europa League match. The winners were Villarreal with a score of 4-0. And C. Bacca netted twice for the away team.

In the last decade of FTG data, the two sides have met a total of 3 times. Maccabi Tel Aviv have run out winners in 1 of these. Villarreal have won 1 of these occasions. The other match ended in a draw.

Over the course of these matches, there has been an average of 1.67 goals each match. Maccabi Tel Aviv have scored an average of 0.33. Villarreal have scored an average of 1.33 per match.

Looking at the combined records on the road, the visiting side has won 33% of these encounters. The home side has prevailed in 33% of them.

Maccabi Tel Aviv

Maccabi Tel Aviv have played 34 times in the last year; they have 22 wins; 6 draws; and 6 losses. This gives them a recent Win-Draw-Loss rate of: 64%-17%-17%.

During this recent year, they average 1.88 goals per match. They have conceded an average of 0.85.

A look at their home record in this time. They have a win rate of 68% (11 wins) from the latest 16 home fixtures. 18% (3) of these home games have been a draw, with the remaining 12% (2) resulting in a loss for the home side.

When at home in this time, their average number of goals scored is 1.88. They have conceded 0.44 on average.

Their recent performance, across all formats, shows that they have a total of 14 goals in their last ten matches - 5 of these matches have been wins for them. Of these ten games, 6 of them have seen both sides score; and there have been 8 matches with a combined goal total of three or more.

Villarreal

There has been 36 matches played by Villarreal over the course of the last year. They have 19 wins; 6 draws; and 11 losses. In percentage terms, they have won 52%, drawn 16%, and lost 30% of their recent matches.

In this period, they have an average of 1.81 goals for, and 1.25 goals against.

On the road in the last 12 months, they have a win rate of 47% (8 wins). There have been 17 away fixtures. 23% (4) of these games away from home have been a draw, with the remaining 29% (5) being a loss as the away side.

On average they have scored 1.65 times when playing away in this last year while they have conceded 1.24.

Across all competitions, their recent performance data shows that they have scored 22 goals in their last ten matches. In this time they have a win rate of 70%. The frequency of matches in which both Villarreal and their opposition have scored is 5 out of the ten; and there has been 7 matches with a combined goal total of three or more.

They have scored in their last 4 matches.