Real Madrid vs Villarreal: times, TV & how to watch online
All the info you need to know on how and where to watch Real Madrid host Villarreal at the Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid) on 25 September at 3pm EDT / 9pm CEST.
Real Madrid will look to win their sixth straight match in all competitions when they welcome Villarreal to the Santiago Bernabéu stadium on Saturday.
Los Blancos are currently top of the table after grabbing 16 points from their opening six matches, while Villarreal sit in 12th place with seven points.
Real Madrid's start to the 2021-22 season has also been impressive in the Champions League, as they opened their group-stage campaign with a 1-0 win against Inter Milan earlier this month.
Madrid flying high in LaLiga
Carlo Ancelotti's men go into the match full of confidence after trashing Mallorca 6-1 at home during the week, with Marco Asensio scoring a hat-trick.
Real are only two points ahead of current champions Atlético Madrid but sit seven points ahead of Barcelona, although Ronald Koeman’s side, who have recorded some disappointing performances, have one game in hand.
Real Madrid recorded a 2-1 victory over Villarreal at the Bernabéu last season, but four of the last seven LaLiga matches between the two sides ended in a draw.
The best team in LaLiga against the Europa League winners
Meanwhile, Villarreal achieved a comfortable 4-1 league victory over Elche last Wednesday. Unai Emery's side had drawn their opening four LaLiga games of the campaign against Granada, Espanyol, Atlético and Mallorca.
Villarreal opened their Champions League season with a 2-2 draw at home against Atalanta and their next European match will take place Old Trafford against Manchester United next week.
The Europa League titleholders have proven they have the talent in their squad to upset the favourites- although they haven’t defeated Real Madrid in the league since January 2018 - and will be hoping to improve their LaLiga performances, after finishing in seventh position last season.
What time does the Real Madrid vs Villarreal match start?
The 2021/2022 LaLiga match between Real Madrid and Villarreal will be played at the Santiago Bernabéu (Madrid) and will kick off at 3pm EDT on Saturday 25 September 2021.
That's 12 pm PDT, 9pm in Spain (CEST) and 8pm in the UK (BST).
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How can I watch Real Madrid vs Villarreal in the US and UK?
In the US and UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting Real Madrid vs Villarreal:
United States: ESPN+.
United Kingdom: LaLigaTV.
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Real Madrid vs Villarreal: AS English live coverage
You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of Real Madrid vs Villarreal right here at AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.