Samuel Chukwueze scores winning goal as Villarreal defeat Girona 1-0

Samuel Chukwueze scores winning goal as Villarreal defeat Girona 1-0

- Samuel Chukwueze scored the only goal that gave Villarreal three vital points away at Girona

- The Super Eagles star beat the offside trap to score a brilliant goal which boosted their survival hopes

- Villarreal will also be looking to overturn a two-goal deficit in the Europa League against Valencia

Samuel Chukwueze was on target for his La Liga club Villarreal at the weekend as he scored the only goal in their win against Girona.

The Super Eagles winger went through the Girona defence with a pass from Pablo Fornals and having only the keeper to beat, he picked his spot to score a wonderful goal.

Chukwueze's seventh minute strike turned out to be the only goal of the match as the Yellow Submarines moved two points out of the relegation zone.

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Javier Calleja's side have been under constant threat in their La Liga survival this season and with three points in the bag, Villarreal are now 15th on the log with six matches left to play.

However, Villarreal are not doing so well in the Europa League, as they have to overturn a first leg quarter final defeat at home to La Liga rivals Valencia.

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Calleja will be hoping Chukwueze and the rest of the squad can overturn the two-goal deficit at the Mestalla on Thursday, April 19.

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