Villarreal hosts Atletico Madrid on Monday in a big La Liga clash for position between fifth and sixth-place teams.
Atletico sits fifth with 25 points and Villarreal two points back with 23. The visitors look to bounce back after a draw against Espanyol and loss to Bayern mid-week in the Champions League, with a host of attacking talent at their disposal.
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Villarreal has not won in La Liga since Nov. 6 and aims to snap a frustrating run of form.
Real Madrid currently leads La Liga with 37 points, while Barcelona is in second with 31.