Villarreal vs Hajduk. Will the Croats be able to impose a fight on the Champions League semi-finalist?

On August 18, as part of the playoffs of the LKF qualification, the teams Villarreal and Hajduk will meet at the Keramika Arena (Villarreal).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Villarreal vs Hajduk


Villarreal had an excellent record in Europe last season, reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they were stopped by Liverpool. But in the domestic arena, the “yellow submarine” performed with varying success, the team stopped only at the seventh step in the La Liga standings. In this European season, Unai Emery's wards got a chance to compete for the Conference League Cup. It is worth noting that Villarreal did an excellent job of preparing for the season, the club took part in 8 friendly matches, celebrating 6 victories in them.

In the last meeting, the “yellow submarine” beat Inter 4:2.


Hajduk made an application for a pass to the next qualifying round in the first match, when he broke the resistance of Guimarães 3:1 at home. Already in the second leg, the "masters from the sea" relaxed somewhat, so that on the road the team lost to the Portuguese with a minimum score of 0:1. Croats overslept the beginning of the meeting, allowing the hosts to open an account already at 5 minutes. In the future, the wards of Valdas Dambrauskas tried not to allow the Portuguese to develop their success, the team decided not to risk the situation, calmly playing until the final whistle.

Will the Croats be able to stop another team from the Iberian Peninsula.

Villarreal vs Hajduk

Villarreal vs Hajduk facts

  • Villarreal have failed to win their last 3 home matches in all competitions;
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 4 of Hajduk's last 5 matches in all competitions.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers do not doubt the success of the Spaniards. For Victoria Villarreal, the quotes were 1.24. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 6.10. On the success of Hajduk, quotes are accepted - 12.00. Bookmakers are waiting for goals from clubs. 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2.5" the coefficient is - 2.32, "Total more than 2.5" with quotes - 1.61. Install the 1xbet app and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Villarreal leaves a good impression of his game, the Spaniards can seriously compete for victory in the tournament this season. Hajduk will try to attack, but the Croats objectively look more modest. Emery's guys will win the match, the "yellow submarine" at home will simply not notice the modest Croats, securing a place in the group: Villarreal's victory with a handicap (-2) - 2.27.

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