Athletic Club will present the following starting line-up against Villarreal: Iraizoz; Iraola, Aitor Ocio, Amorebieta, Del Horno; Etxeberria, Orbaiz, Javi Martínez, David López; Vélez and Aduriz. On the substitutes’ bench will be Aranzubia, Ustaritz, Iñaki Muñoz, Llorente, Zubiaurre, Koikili and Susaeta.
Playing for Villarreal will be Viera; Ángel, Fuentes, Cygan, Capdevila; Pires, Josico Senna, Cazorla; Rossi and Nihat. On the bench will be Diego López, Godin, Guille Franco, Tomasson, Matías Fernández, Cani and Javi Venta.
Athletic Club arrived at El Madrigal at 15:45 hours after leaving the Vila-real Palace hotel at 15:30 hours, while the locals arrived shortly thereafter. The field looks to be in condition and was watered just a few minutes ago. The weather looks good, the sun is shining and a warm afternoon is expected. Several hundred rojiblancos fans will be present at the ground, some of which were there to greet the team on their arrival.