Fulham vs Villarreal: Pre-season Friendly Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over Estoril Praia last weekend, while Villarreal got the better of Southampton in their recent outing.

Fulham players celebrating a goal scored against; Credit: Twitter/@FulhamFC

Fulham will host Villarreal in their final pre-season friendly of the summer at Craven Cottage on Sunday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-1 win over Estoril Praia last weekend, while Villarreal got the better of Southampton in their recent outing. Fulham had an impressive domestic season last term, finishing on top of the Championship table to earn promotion to the Premier League, while the visitors secured a Europa Conference League qualification by finishing seventh in the 2021-22 La Liga Santander. 

Fulham began their pre-season with a 2-0 win at Nice before losing 5-1 to Benfica and then got the better of the Portuguese outfit in their latest outing.  Last Sunday at Antonio Coimbra da Mota, Aleksandar Mitrovic netted a brace while Joao Palhinha scored once to seal the win for the Cottagers. After the game against the Yellow Submarine, Marco Silva’s side will begin their 2022-23 Premier League season at home against Liverpool on August 6. The Whites have been relatively active in the transfer market, signing Palhinha , Andreas Pereira and Kevin Mbabu on permanent deals, while Manor Solomon has joined the club on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk. 

Villarreal, on the other hand, have brought in veteran goalkeeper Pepe Reina from Lazio on a free transfer while the likes of Kiko Femenia, Jose Morales have also signed permanent deals to join Unai Emery’s side. The Yellow Submarine began their pre-season with a 1-1 draw against Sporting Lisbon before getting the better of PSV Eindhoven (2-1), Borussia Dortmund (2-0), Reims (1-0) and Southampton. Against the Saints, on Saturday, Yeremy Pino and Gerard Moreno netted for Villarreal to secure the win. Emery’s side will also take on Inter Milan next weekend before kicking off their new La Liga season away to Valladolid on August 13.  

Probable Lineups

Fulham boss Silva is likely to opt for a strong starting eleven since this will be their final friendly before getting into competitive action next week. Palhinha and Pereira are likely to pull the strings from the midfield while Mitrovic could lead the attack alongside Reid and Wilson. As for Villareal, G Moreno and Dia are expected to partner up front while Capoue and Parejo could form the midfield duo. 

Fulham probable starting lineup: Gazzaniga; Mbabu, Ream, Adarabioyo, Bryan; Pereira, Palhinha, Reed; H Wilson, Mitrovic, Reid 

Villarreal probable starting lineup: Ruli; Foyth, Toees, Albiol, Estupinan; Coquelin, Parejo, Capoue, Chukwueze; Dia, G Moreno

Fulham vs Villarreal Live Schedule and Fixture

The Pre-season friendly match between Fulham and Villarreal will take place at Craven Cottage on Sunday at 7:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Fulham vs Villarreal ?

The live coverage of the match is available onMovistar+ and Gol.  




WRITTEN BY
Sportslumo Desk

What do you think about the Article? Tell us

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.




Related Post

HIGHLIGHTS

Buzzwords