Villarreal 1-2 Espanyol: Chukwueze’s Goal Drought Continues

Villarreal 1-2 Espanyol: Chukwueze’s Goal Drought Continues

In Spain, Samuel Chukwueze and Villarreal suffered their 8th league defeat in the 2-1 loss to bottom side Espanyol.

Chukwueze played the entire duration against the 10-man Espanyol, after Javi Lopez was sent off in the 59th minute.

 

He has scored only three goals this season in 19 league appearances and has not found the back of the net since November 2019.


 

Chukwueze rated 6.4 per whoscored.com. He managed two shots, won a tackle, but failed to complete a dribble in 90 minutes.

 

The visitors had taken the lead as early as the fifth minute through David Lopez before Raul de Tomas doubled the advantage (47′).

 

Santi Cazorla pulled one back for the hosts and from the penalty spot in the 62nd minute, but neither side would score again and it ended with the Yellow Submarines left deflated.

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