–Helps Villarreal Win Ceramic Cup
Ikechukwu Uche continued his great form in pre – season after he netted in the first half as Villarreal defeated Sassuolo 4 – 2 in a tuneup game held on Thursday evening.
The Nigeria international forward opened scoring for the Yellow Submarine in the 16th minute after an assist from Mexican, Giovani Dos Santos.
Espinosa, Vietto and Gerard Moreno were also on target for the Spanish team while the Italians managed to reduce the scoreline through Simone Missiroli and Simone Zaza.
The exhibition game was the final of the 15th edition of Trofeo de la Cerámica Mahou Cinco Estrellas, which Villarreal won for the fifth consecutive time.
Ikechukwu Uche also found the back of the net against Swansea City and Reus Deportiu, meaning he has scored in 3 of the 5 pre-season games played by Villarreal.
The Camp El Madrigal outfit are away to FK Lokomotiv Astana on August 21 in the Europa League, three days before their meeting with Levante in the La Liga.