Mon. May 16th, 2022

Nwosu Chizoba David

Samuel Chukwueze against Real Sociedad. Player (brila FM)

The Nigeria international was introduced into the game at second half and his performance gingered Villareal to secure a win against Real Sociedad.

The prolific striker played for only 30 minutes, but it was enough for him, as he scored the vital goal to help Villareal secure an away win.

Villareal travelled to Real Arena to battle for the top four.

Despite been five spots below their opponent at the La Liga table, the Europa League Champions wants to book a place at Champions League.

It has also been a fantastic run for Villareal as they have won the last three in all competitions.

The game with started Real Sociedad dominating in the first half of the game which gave them a 1-0 lead when the Swedish striker Alexander Isak dribbled Villarreal defence.

However, the yellow submarines immediately put in an equalizer after Gerald Moreno planted a well-placed header that passed Sociedad Goalkeeper Matthew Ryan.

Nothwistanding, the Yellow Submarines did not give up in their desire to win.They put more pressure on the home side, and four minutes after the break. 

Sociedad were reduced to ten men when Captain Mike Oyarzabal was given a red card for a poor tackle.Unai Emery’s boys now increased the intensity of the game. However after playing for some minutes without much penetration, the Coach introduced Samuel Chukwueze into the game at 60 minutes.

Just eight minutes after his introduction, Moreno scored the second goal.

The Yellow Submarines did not sit back, as they are determined to win the match, and in the final minutes of stoppage time, Chukwueze scored to secure the win.

The win puts Villareal at 10th position in the league.

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is a soccer lover and writer. He is a graduate of Biological Sciences, presently teaching in a secondary in Lagos.

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