Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Player Ratings as Axel Witsel and Saul shine in win for Atletico Madrid

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Player Ratings as Axel Witsel and Saul shine in win for Atletico Madrid

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Summary

Atletico Madrid came back from the death to beat Villareal at Estadio de la Ceramica. Axel Witsel scored first to take Atletico’s lead in the first half, only to be equalised by Alex Sorloth in the second half. Saul Niguez then came to save the day for the guest, scoring his first league goal of the season. Let’s have a look at Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Player Ratings:-

Villarreal vs Atletico Madrid Player Ratings

Villarreal Player Ratings

Filip Jörgensen – 7.1| Collected four important saves to avoid Atletico scoring more

Yerson Mosquera – 7.5| Committing two interceptions and clearances

Raul Albiol – 6.6| One clearance and one ground duel won

Aïssa Mandi – 6.9| Having 95 percent of accurate passes

Jorge Cuenca – 6.6| Winning three ground duels and two in the air

Dani Parejo – 7.8| Delivered three key passes, and collected 95 percent of accurate passes overall

Francis Coquelin – 6.8| Delivered 85 percent of accurate passes.

Étienne Capoue – 6.5| Distributing one successful long ball pass, with 87 percent of accurate passes overall.

Gerard Moreno – 7.1| Two shots, both of them were off target, and two dribble attempts with none of them successful.

Gonçalo Guedes – 6.7| No shots either on or off the target for the Portuguese

Alexander Sørloth – 7.2| No shots, no successful key passes, and long ball.


Santi Comesana – 6.5| Played for only 15 minutes with six successful passes out of six attempts.

Alejandro Baena – 6.9| Touching the ball 94 times during the 15 of his presence on the pitch.

Jose Luis Morales – 6.6| Losing the ball twice but collecting 100 percent of successful passes.

Bertrand Traore – 6.3| Delivered 100 percent of accurate passes despite only playing 13 minutes.

Alfonso Pedraza – 6.4| Touches the ball four times with no key passes or successful dribble.

Atletico Madrid Player Ratings

Jan Oblak – 6.6| No saves, no punches, no clean sheets

Rodrigo Riquelme – 7.2| Winning four ground duels and one successful cross.

Reinildo Mandava – 6.8| Two interceptions and five tackles committed.

José María Giménez – 6.7| Committed one tackle and five clearances.

Axel Witsel – 7.6| Two interceptions, two clearances, and two tackles.

Marcos Llorente – 7.2| Committed one tackle and two interceptions.

Koke – 7.2| Committed 75 touches and successfully delivered five long balls

Samuel Lino – 7.4| Winning five ground duels, had one big chance during the match.

Pablo Barrios – 6.5| Collecting 84 percent of passing accurate.

Memphis Depay -6.6| Only two shots were delivered, one was on target and the rest was not.

Antoine Griezmann – 6.9| Losing the ball 12 times, being fouled once and no shots.


Stefan Savic – 6.6| Winning all of his duels, one on the ground and two on the air.

Cesar Azpilicueta – 6.7| The former Chelsea captain touched the ball 11 times with one key pass.

Angel Correa – 6.6| Delivered 86 percent of his passes distribution successfully.

Alvaro Morata – 7.0| Two shots on target after 17 minutes coming on for Memphis Depay.

Saul Niguez – 7.3| Scored Atleti’s winning goal after being only four minutes on the pitch.

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