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DOM 19.01.2014 | NEWS

Hard fought victory for Villarreal

A goal from Uche at the start of the game and another from Bruno at the end earned the Yellows three important points against an Almería team that had chances to equalise.

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DOM 19.01.2014

Villarreal CF go to sleep on Sunday night in fourth place after beating UD Almería 2-0 the Liga BBVA matchday 20 clash between the sides.20th match day of the Liga BBVA.

The team in yellow came out of the blocks quickly and had taken the lead by the third minute. Ikechukwu Uche scored his sixth league goal of the season against the Andalusian team. The first goal seemed to be the prelude for a great first half but the game faded as the minutes passed and chances were few and far between. Villarreal tried to kill off the game whilst Almería searched for an equaliser but neither team showed genuine conviction in achieving their goal.

The red and whites began the second half besieging Sergio Asenjo's goal. As the minutes passed by the goalkeeper became the visiting team's tormenter with a string of good saves. However, as the game neared its conclusion a Bruno Soriano penalty ended Almería's hopes, condemning them to remain in the relegation places after their second successive defeat.

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