February 22, 2018
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VIL vs LYN UEFA Europa League Football Match Prediction-Fantasy Team News

By Himanshu Sharma

Villarreal vs Lyon

UEFA Europa League

In their leg 2 Round of 32 UEFA Europa League fixture, Lyon take a trip to Villarreal. Lyon will be full of confidence after taking lead of 3-1 in the first leg of the matchup. The home side have a difficult task at hand but they would come out all guns blazing.

Match Details:

When: February 22, 11:30 PM IST

Where: Estadio de la Cerámica

VIL vs LYN Form:

(recent first, all competitions)

Villarreal: L L L W W

Lyon: D W L W L L

VIL vs LYN Team News:


  • Villarreal have many injury concerns. Bruno Soriano and Nicola Sansone are ruled out for the fixture.
  • There is no update on goalkeeper Andres Fernandez’s fitness. He might miss out in this fixture.
  • Ruben Semedo is also unavailable.


  • Nabil Fekir, Houssem Aouar and Marcelo did not feature in the weekend fixture. They are likely to get back in the starting XI.
  • Kenny Tete will return for the away leg.
  • Fernando Marçal was booked in the last fixture and serves suspension for this one.
  • Memphis Depay, the substitute scorer in the first leg, may again have to settle for a place on the bench.

VIL vs LYN Probable XI:


Asenjo, Costa, Ruiz, González, Gaspar, Trigueros, Rodri, Raba, Fornals, Cheryshev, Bacca


Lopes, Mendy, Morel, Marcelo, Tete, NDombele, Tousart, Aouar, Fekir, Traoré and Mariano

Key players:


Raba, Rodri, Bacca


Mariano, Fekir, Traoré

Expected Winner:

Lyon have a comfortable lead of 2 goals, but the home side have enough quality to overturn the deficit. Villarreal could dominate in their home fixture.

Note: This VIL vs LYN match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI basis the team news.

VIL vs LYN Fantasy Team:

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Himanshu Sharma

I spend my time watching and talking cricket. In my spare time, I YouTube cricket classics. That doesn't mean, I know much about the game.

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