Among other of Monday night’s La Liga football news, Villarreal demolished last-place Levante 5-0 thanks to a Gerard Moreno brace.
In the La Liga table standings, Villareal have now climbed to 8th place. Meanwhile, Levante have yet to win a single game this season and still stand in the 20th and final place.
Villarreal, who struggled earlier in the season, have won six straight across all competitions. Levante remain winless in all 19 league games, and are eight points from safety.
By decimating Levante 5-0 at home on Matchday 19, Villareal have thus secured a 6th consecutive victory across all competitions.
La Liga Football News – Villarreal Demolished Last-place Levante 5-0
Unai Emery’s men, immediately into the match, made the difference with the opening goal of Boulaye Dia. Dia scored this opener on a superb header in the 9th minute.
Actually, the Senegalese striker was very present tonight against Levante. Dia, committed to playing well, was seen to be quite active, especially at the start of the match.
And such energy and determination paid off with the former Stade de Reims player opened the scoring for his team.
A very nice collective action from Villarreal ended with a wonderful cross from Samu Chukwueze. The ball from this pass found Boulaye Dia, who perfectly placed his head so it was unstoppable for Aitor Fernández.
This was Boulaye Dia’s 4th goal in the Championship this season, and his 5th in all competitions.
Then, a few minutes after Dia’s opening goal, Pau Torres doubled Villareal’s lead to shelter his team 17 minutes.
Gérard Moreno definitely made the break by scoring his 7th and 8th goals of the season. These two goals came in either half – one in the 37th minute and the second in the 79th minute.
And finally, even as Villareal conceded not a single goal, Manu Tringueros became the last scorer of the match. By scoring a goal in the 74th minute, with Boulaye Dia’s assistance, he brought the final home tally to 5-0.