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Club facts: Villarreal

Published: Wednesday 1 June 2011, 10.48CET
Club facts: Villarreal
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Published: Wednesday 1 June 2011, 10.48CET

Club facts: Villarreal

Villarreal CF
Formed:
1923
Nickname:
El Submarino Amarillo (The Yellow Submarine)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Intertoto Cup (2): 2003, 2004

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
None

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2010/11:
UEFA Europa League semi-finals
2009/10:
UEFA Europa League round of 32
2008/09:
quarter-finals
2007/08:
UEFA Cup round of 32
2006/07:
UEFA Intertoto Cup third round
2005/06:
semi-finals
2004/05:
UEFA Cup quarter-finals (having qualified as a UEFA Intertoto Cup winner)
2003/04:
UEFA Cup semi-finals (having qualified as a UEFA Intertoto Cup winner)
2002/03:
UEFA Intertoto Cup finalist
2001/02:
did not take part in UEFA club competition

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
6-1: Villarreal v NAC Breda
27/08/09, UEFA Europa League play-off second leg
5-0:
Villarreal v FC Dnepr Mogilev
19/08/10, UEFA Europa League play-off first leg

• Biggest away win
0-3
twice, most recently Odense BK v Villarreal
03/07/04, UEFA Intertoto Cup second round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3:
Villarreal v Manchester City FC
02/11/11, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1:
FC Porto v Villarreal
28/04/11, UEFA Europa League semi-final first leg

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final)
• Biggest home win
6-3: Villarreal v Aalborg BK
21/10/08, group stage

• Biggest away win
1-2: Panathinaikos FC v Villarreal
10/03/09, round of 16 second leg
0-1: SL Benfica v Villarreal
02/11/05, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Villarreal v Manchester City FC (see above for details)

• Heaviest away defeat
3-0: Arsenal FC v Villarreal
15/04/09, quarter-final second leg

Last updated: 08/12/11 10.36CET

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