Unai Emery’s side have turned the tie on its head in Castellon with an incredible first 45 minutes at the Estadio de la Ceramica.
A great cross, a stunning leap, and a perfect header! 🎯
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) May 3, 2022
However, despite the visitors looking well placed to fight back before the interval, Emery’s well drilled hosts maintain their structure to fend off Jurgen Klopp’s side.
That resilience paid off perfectly just before the break as Coquelin wrestled free from his marker inside the box to superbly head home Etienne Capoue’s deep cross.
The second half is all set for an iconic night on the Spanish East coast, with Villarreal pushing for a first ever Champions League appearance in Paris later this month.
Images via Getty Images