first_imgVillarreal striker was up to nine consecutive days without scoring in the League, eleven counting the games he lost due to injury in early 2020. Athletic, Mallorca, Celta, Valencia, Atlético de Madrid, Sevilla, Getafe, Real Sociedad and Osasuna, in addition to Espanyol and Alavés when he was injured, were the matches in the that he could not celebrate so much.The battering ram, meanwhile, went through a bad run in January, with three games in a row without seeing goal. The ‘9’ of Levante ended 2019 with a double hit against Celta and premiered the new year with a goal in the Wanda Metropolitano. But since then he had not reconnected with the goal, until the visit of Javier Aguirre to Orriols. Alaves, Osasuna and Barcelona, ​​the three rivals to which he did not score any goals.In this way, the two will return to measure forces in a direct duel as they did in the first round. In that match, on the second day of the championship, Gerard advanced to Villarreal in the Ciutat de València three minutes after the crash. However, Roger, who had entered minutes before replacing Sergio León, traced the match from the penalty spot. In a duel where the maximum penalty was one of the main protagonists of the plot. Andrés Fernández stopped the launch from the eleven meters in the first instance to Morales, but the VAR sent him to repeat when he understood that the goalkeeper came forward. There arose Roger’s option, which he did not forgive. After a few days of drought, the two returned to see goal last weekend to give points to their respective teams with their goals. The one of Torrent marked the one of the sentence in front of the Leganés in the Ciutat de València; while the Catalan converted the goal that supposed the tie against Valladolid in the José Zorrilla. Levante and Villarreal have among their ranks two of the largest national predators of LaLiga: Roger Martí and Gerard Moreno. With nineteen goals, respectively, and with more than half of the championship played, both are in a privileged position to fight to be the top Spanish scorer of the championship. The two will measure their strength on Saturday at the Ceramics Stadium with only a little difference between the two. Roger, with nine goals, finished the first lap as a national pichichi for the first time in his career. Moreno, along with Lucas Pérez, Loren and Ángel, followed him in the wake with eight. Only Messi, Benzema and Luis Suarez scored more than the ‘Gunman’ in the first 19 championship games. With four games of the second round played, both have signed just one goal.last_img