• 2nd Half
  • Atalanta
  • Villarreal CF
  • GómezPeña
    90'
  • ParejoTrigueros
    90'
  • MæhleZappacosta
    90'
  • Muriel
    89'
  • GroeneveldDia
    88'
  • MorenoPedraza
    88'
  • MorenoIborra
    80'
  • Zapata
    80'
  • Malinovskiy
    71'
  • Parejo
    57'
  • Moreno
    57'
  • de RoonMuriel
    54'
  • Groeneveld
    51'
  • 1/2 Time
  • Atalanta
  • Villarreal CF
  • PessinaMalinovskiy
    45'
  • DemiralDjimsiti
    45'
  • 1st Half
  • Atalanta
  • Villarreal CF
  • Capoue
    42'
  • Groeneveld
    3'
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Atalanta - Villarreal CF

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FULL TIME

Villarreal's first Champions League campaign in ten years will continue to the knockout phase. Thanks for following the match with us.

90+2' 

Pena comes on for Gomez for Villarreal.

89' 

Muriel is booked for a hack on Parejo.

88' 

Dia comes on for Danjuma.

86'

Muriel shoots against the post from outside the box and the rebound hits Toloi's thigh and agonisingly goes wide of the target.

80'

GOAL FOR ATALANTA! It couldn't happen, could it? Zapata is played through on goal by Ilicic and he dinks the ball over the goalkeeper and it rolls just over the line.

79' 

Moreno shoots from the edge of the box but the Atalanta keeper saves comfortably.

74' 

A cross high in the air sees Toloi put the keeper and the ball into the net. It would have been a great goal in the 1950s. Nat Lofthouse is smiling somewhere.

73' 

Toloi threads a ball through to Frueler in the box but he fails to control the ball.

71'

GOAL FOR ATALANTA! Why wasn't he on from the start? Malinovsky fires home from the edge of the box to get his side back into the game. Kind of...just another three required.

64' 

The game is now being played in the Villareal half as they understandably see the job having been down.

58' 

Off the bar! A fantastic free kick from the left edge of the penalty area from Malinovsky but it deflects off the outside of the upright. The keeper would have stood no chance.

57'

Moreno goes into the book for a foul on Ilicic.

54'

De Roon comes on for Muriel.

53' 

Zapata is played through on goal and though the linesman raised his flag it would have stood had Rulli not diverted it wide with his leg.

52'

GOAL FOR VILLARREAL! Moreno beats Palomino with a nutmeg and then crosses for Danjuma who turns and puts the ball in the net as Musso dives the wrong way.

50' 

Zapata attacks down the left and is angry not to be given a corner.

46'

Pessina has been replaced by Ruslan Malinovsky for the second half.

46'

Atalanta get the game underway...

HALF TIME

Villareal have total control of this match. Atalanta have had their chances but there is no way you can see them scoring three in the second half.

45+2' 

On the steoke of half time a free kick is clipped into the Villarreal box and after ALbiol heads the ball up in the air, Zapata and Visiting keeper Rulli fliy at the ball and are both left sore.

42'

GOAL FOR VILLARREAL! Lovely intricate football around the box from the Yellow Submarine with Capoue squeezing a ball through to Moreno who plays it wide to Moi Gomez. His pass back into the area is taken by Capoue and he crashes the ball inside the near post.

37' 

Zapata palms away Torres and gets a shot at goal but it is blocked by Albiol.

35' 

Ilicic does well weaving some space in the right hand side of the penalty area but theatrically throws himself on the floor as Estupinan approaches him trying to win a penalty, but fails to convince the referee of his claims.

32' 

The ball into the box is dangerous and Palomino doesn't trust the ball to get to Musso and heads clear.

31' 

Capoue is clipped 35 yards from goal giving Parejo an opportunity to put the ball into the box.

28' 

A dangerous low cross from Zapata on the right but Estupinan clears well.

23' 

Another fantastic pieces of skill from Danjuma and again Demiral is left flailing as he turns towards goal but his shot is easily saved by Musso.

22' 

Danjuma gets the ball in the left hand side of the area and befuddles Demiral before cutting the ball into the box which was cleared.

17' 

Both teams are playing an incredibly high line, Ilicic was caught offside a yard inside the Villareal half on this occasion.

12' 

Maehele puts a great chance wide but he was offside anyway.

9'

Ilicic puts a free kick in from the right hand side of the box and Toloi meets it with a header but his effort is over the bar. The keeper was nowhere near getting to the cross. What a chance.

6' 

Hateboer gets to the by-line but his cross is punched away by Rulli.

3'

GOAL FOR VILLARREAL! Atalanta with a very high line and a simple ball forward put Danjuma through on goal and he raced half the length of the field before nutmegging the keeper and putting his side in front.

1'

Villarreal get the game underway...

17:55 

Both could have made life easier for themselves if they had performed better in the last game. Atalanta were held to a draw at Young Boys and Villarreal lost at home to Manchester United.

17:45 

We've had to wait for this game but it could be worth it, Atalanta need a victory in Bergamo, while a poijnt for the visitors would be enough.

17:35 

This is the Villarreal line up...

17:31 

This is Atalanta's team tonight:

Musso; Toloi, Demiral, Palomino; Hateboer, de Roon, Freuler, Maehle; Pessina; Zapata, Ilicic.

17:30 

The most important news....the snow has cleared and the game is on.

17:29 

Hello and welcome to Eurosport's coverage of the rearranged Champions League clash between Atalanta and Villarreal. I'm Ciaran Baynes and I'll be following the match with you.