Barcelona returned with a precious victory from the stronghold hosts Villarreal “La Ceramica” with three goals to one on Saturday in the 15th stage of the Spanish football league.
Barcelona’s Frenkie De Jong (48), Memphis Depay (88), and Phillipe Coutinho (90+4 from the penalty spot) scored for Barcelona, while Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze scored Villarreal’s only goal (76).
Barcelona remained 7th with 23 points 7 points from the top-ranked Real Madrid who meet Sevilla on Sunday.
This win was Barcelona’s second domestic since their new coach and legend Xavi took over after the first victory over Espanyol with a clean goal. Villarreal, on the other hand, froze with 16 points in 12th place