Alphonse Areola

Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring from the penalty spot during the Europa League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on March 10, 2016
Result: Liverpool ease past Villarreal at Anfield to book Europa League final berth
Liverpool beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield to secure their place in the final of the Europa League, where they will meet reigning champions Sevilla.
21:57
Cedric Bakambu and Roberto Soldado get into the missionary position after scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Sparta Prague and Villarreal on April 14, 2016
Result: Cedric Bakambu stars as Villarreal beat Sparta Prague to reach Europa semis
Cedric Bakambu scores twice as Villarreal earn a 4-2 win over Sparta Prague to book themselves into the semi-finals of the Europa League.
Apr 14, 21:57
Stefan Savic and Roberto Soldado in action during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid, Villarreal play out goalless draw
Atletico Madrid and Villarreal play out a goalless draw in their La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday night.
Feb 21, 21:20
Alphonse 'Don't Touch My' Areola and Ruben Castro in action during the game between Villarreal and Real Betis on January 16, 2016
Result: Real Betis halt Villarreal winning streak
Villarreal miss the chance to move third in La Liga ahead of Real Madrid having seen their six-match winning streak end in a goalless draw with managerless Real Betis.
Jan 16, 21:21
Players of Villarreal CF celebrate after their teammate Roberto Soldado scored the opening goal during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Madrid CF at El Madrigal on December 13, 2015
Result: Roberto Soldado edges Villarreal past Real Madrid
Roberto Soldado's early strike clinches a 1-0 win for Villarreal as Real Madrid lose ground on Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
Dec 13, 21:19
Alvaro Vazquez (3dR) of Getafe CF celebrates scoring their second goal with teammate Angel Lafita (2ndR) during the La Liga match between Getafe CF and Villareal CF at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on November 29, 2015 in Getafe, Spain.
Result: Hosting Getafe end winless run against Villarreal
A goal in either half from Angel Lafita and Alvaro Vazquez secures a 2-0 victory for Getafe in their home clash with Villarreal.
Nov 29, 12:50
Eibar's Argentinian defender Mauro Dos Santos (L) vies with Villarreal's forward Roberto Soldado during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs SD Eibar at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on November 22, 2015.
Result: Villarreal, Eibar share the spoils
Villarreal leave it late to secure a 1-1 draw against Eibar in Sunday's La Liga clash at the Estadio El Madrigal and remain in the hunt for a European place.
Nov 22, 16:53
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (C) is congratulated by teammates Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (L) and Barcelona's midfielder Sergi Roberto after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Vil
Match Analysis: Barcelona 3-0 Villarreal
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Barcelona move top of La Liga with a 3-0 win over Villarreal at Camp Nou.
Nov 8, 17:45
Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior (C) celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Villarreal CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on November 8, 2015.
Result: Second-half salvo sees Barcelona beat Villarreal
Barcelona fire three unanswered second-half goals, including a brace from Neymar, past Villarreal for a 3-0 win in Sunday's La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Nov 8, 16:54
Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona competes for the ball with Villarreal CF players during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Villarreal CF at Camp Nou on November 8, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.
Half-Time Report: Goalless between Barcelona, Villarreal
Barcelona and Villarreal are goalless at the break in Sunday afternoon's La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Nov 8, 15:48
Denis Cheryshev of Villarreal is tackled by Sergio Busquets of Barcelona during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and FC Barcelona at El Madrigal stadium on August 31, 2014
Team News: Widespread changes for Barcelona, Villarreal
Barcelona and Villarreal make five and seven changes respectively ahead of Sunday's La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Nov 8, 14:16
Celta Vigo's Nolito celebrates after scoring against Sevilla during the La Liga match on March 29, 2014
Result: Celta Vigo sink ten-man Villarreal
Nolito's goal in the final minute of the game gives Celta Vigo a 2-1 victory over Villarreal.
Oct 18, 12:53
Levante's Brazilian forward Deyverson Brum Silva celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match Levante UD vs SD Eibar at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on September 23, 2015
Result: Deyverson strike earns Levante victory over Villarreal
Deyverson scores seven minutes from time as Levante pick up a hard-fought victory against Villarreal.
Oct 4, 19:13
Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Diego Godin (L) vies with Villarreal's Ivorian defender Eric Bally during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs Club Atletico de Madrid at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on September 26, 2015.
Result: Villarreal top La Liga after Atletico Madrid win
Leo Baptistao scores the only goal as Villarreal beat Atletico Madrid to move one point ahead of Barcelona at the top of La Liga.
Sep 26, 21:24
Villarreal's Leo Baptistao (L) celebrates the 0-1 during the UEFA Europa League Group E football match between SK Rapid Wien and Villarreal CF in Vienna, Austria, on September 17, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Leo Baptistao puts Villarreal ahead against Atletico Madrid
On-loan Atletico Madrid forward Leo Baptistao has put his Villarreal side 1-0 ahead against his parent club.
Sep 26, 20:21
General view of the La Rosaleda Stadium in Malaga on August 23, 2014
Result: Fernando Tissone own goal earns Villarreal win
Villarreal maintain their unbeaten start to La Liga after winning 1-0 away to Malaga.
Sep 23, 23:09
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Result: Villarreal come from behind to beat Espanyol
A late brace of goals from Cedric Bakambu gives Villarreal a 3-1 win over Espanyol in La Liga.
Aug 28, 21:22
Betis' forward Ruben Castro heads the ball past Rijeka's defender Niko Datkovic during the UEFA Europa League Group I football match Real Betis Balompie vs HNK Rijeka at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Sevilla on December 12, 2013
Result: Roberto Soldado scores on debut in draw at Real Betis
Real Betis rescue a late draw at home to Villarreal in their opening game back in La Liga.
Aug 23, 23:22
Darren Bent for Derby County on January 24, 2015
Result: Derby County, Villarreal play out draw
Derby County play out a 1-1 draw with La Liga's Villarreal in a pre-season friendly at the iPro Stadium.
Jul 29, 21:43
Villarreal's midfielder Bruno Soriano (R) scores this penalty pastLyons goalkeeper Mathieu Gorgelin during the pre-season friendly football match between Lyon and Villarreal at The Emirates Stadium in north London on July 26, 2015
Result: Lyon fall to Villarreal defeat at Emirates Cup
A Bruno Soriano penalty and Leo Baptistao's second-half strike against Lyon ensure that Villarreal pick up their second victory of the Emirates Cup.
Jul 26, 15:50
Atletico Madrid's French forward Antoine Griezmann (L) vies with Villarreal's defender Victor Ruiz during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs Club Atletico de Madrid at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on April 29, 2015
Villarreal seal Victor Ruiz capture
Victor Ruiz completes a £2.5m move from Valencia to Villarreal after impressing at El Madrigal on loan in the 2014-15 season.
Jul 2, 00:08
Atletico Madrid's Turkish midfielder Arda Turan vies with Villarreal's defender Victor Ruiz during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Villarreal CF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on December 14, 2014
Report: Villarreal finalise Victor Ruiz deal
A report claims that Villarreal have agreed to sign Spanish defender Victor Ruiz from Valencia.
Jul 1, 17:13
Marseille's French forward Dimitri Payet celebrates with Marseille's Ghanaian forward Andre Ayew after scoring his second goal during the French L1 football match Olympique de Marseille vs OGC Nice on August 29, 2014
Result: Marseille miss out on Champions League spot despite Bastia win
Marseille comfortably beat Bastia in Ligue 1 but miss out on reaching the Champions League next season.
May 23, 22:05
A general view of the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League Group C match between Paris Saint Germain and RSC Anderlecht at Parc des Princes on November 5, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain to loan out Alphonse Areola?
Young PSG keeper Alphonse Areola reportedly emerges as a summer loan target for Toulouse and Montpellier.
May 23, 19:48
Bastia's French midfeilder Floyd Ayite is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goalduring the French L1 football match between Bastia and Caen on May 16, 2015
Result: Bastia draw confirms Caen Ligue 1 survival
Caen avoid relegation from Ligue 1 after drawing 1-1 with mid-table Bastia.
May 16, 21:51
Saint- Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel vies Bastia's French midfielder Guillaume Gillet and Bastia's French defender Mathieu Peybernes (R) during the French L1 football match between Bastia and Saint-Etienne on May 2, 2015
Result: Floyd Ayite strike boosts Bastia survival hopes
Bastia move six points clear of the Ligue 1 relegation zone with a 1-0 win at home to Saint-Etienne.
May 2, 20:56
Reims' French forward David Ngog celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Bastia (SCB) and Reims (SR) in the Armand Cesari stadium in Bastia, French Mediterranean island of Corsica, on April18, 2015
Result: Reims move three points clear of Ligue 1 drop zone
Reims move three points clear of the Lige 1 drop zone with a 2-1 win over relegation rivals Bastia.
Apr 18, 20:50
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette (R) celebrates with Lyon's French midfielder Corentin Tolisso (L) after scoring a goal during the French first division L1 football match against Nice on November 1, 2014
Result: Mohamed Yattara, Alexandre Lacazette score as Lyon beat Bastia
Lyon beat Bastia 2-0 thanks to second-half goals from Mohamed Yattara and Alexandre Lacazette.
Apr 15, 19:24
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2ndL) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a penalty during the French League Cup final football match Bastia (SCB) vs Paris Saint-Germain, on April 11, 2015
Result: Paris Saint-Germain lift French League Cup after easy victory over Bastia
Paris Saint-Germain win the Coupe de la Ligue with a 4-0 victory over Bastia.
Apr 11, 21:54
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (2ndL) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a penalty during the French League Cup final football match Bastia (SCB) vs Paris Saint-Germain, on April 11, 2015
Half-Time Report: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores two as Paris Saint-Germain lead Bastia
Paris Saint-Germain lead Bastia 2-0 at half time in the Coupe de la Ligue final.
Apr 11, 20:52
Montpellier's French forward Anthony Mounier reacts after scoring a penalty during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Bastia, on April 4, 2015
Result: Montpellier HSC profit from penalties against travelling Bastia
Montpellier HSC score two second-half penalties in three minutes to defeat Bastia 3-1 at the Stade de la Mosson in Ligue 1.
Apr 4, 20:51
Bastia's forward Gael Danic vies with Guingamp's French midfielder Claudio Beauvue during the French L1 football match Bastia vs Guingamp, on March 21, 201
Result: Guingamp held by Bastia
Bastia move seven points clear of the Ligue 1 relegation zone by playing out a goalless draw with Guingamp.
Mar 21, 21:40
Monaco's French forward Anthony Martial celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Bastia (SCB) on March 13, 2015
Result: AS Monaco make light work of nine-man Bastia
Monaco warm up for their Champions League showdown with Arsenal by comfortably beating nine-man Bastia in Ligue 1 thanks in part to a double from Anthony Martial.
Mar 13, 21:20
Monaco's French forward Anthony Martial celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Bastia (SCB) on March 13, 2015
Half-Time Report: AS Monaco in control of 10-man Bastia
Anthony Martial and Matheus Carvalho goals either side of Drissa Diakite's red card put Monaco in half-time control of their Ligue 1 clash with 10-man Bastia.
Mar 13, 20:18
Lorient's French defender Francois Bellugou celebrates with a teammate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lorient and Bastia on February 27, 2015
Result: Francois Bellugou and Gianni Bruno give Lorient important win over Bastia
Lorient claim a 2-0 win over Bastia in Ligue 1 thanks to goals from Francois Bellugou and Gianni Bruno at the Stade du Moustoir.
Feb 28, 20:53
Bastia's French midfeilder Floyd Ayite is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) against Lille (LOSC) on February 21, 2015
Result: Bastia come back to beat Lille 2-1 at the Stade Armand Cesari
Bastia get the better of Lille in Ligue 1 with a slender 2-1 victory at the Stade Armand Cesari, courtesy of first-half goals from Giovanni Sio and Floyd Ayite.
Feb 21, 20:48
Bastia's Guinean forward Francois Kamano is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) vs Metz (FCM) on February 7, 2015
Result: Bastia breeze past 10-man Metz with 2-0 home victory
Bastia ease past a 10-man Metz side in Ligue 1, with goals from Francois Kamano and Ryad Boudebouz at the Stade Armand-Cesari-Furiani inspiring a 2-0 victory.
Feb 7, 21:00
Monaco's Brazilian defender Fabinho vies for the ball with Bastia's French defender Julian Palmieri the French League Cup quarter-final football match between Monaco (ASM) and Bastia (SCB) on February 4, 2015
Result: Bastia reach Coupe de la Ligue final after penalty win against Monaco
Bastia go through to the final of the Coupe de la Liga with a 7-6 win over Monaco in a penalty shootout.
Feb 4, 22:55
Monaco's French forward Anthony Martial celebrates after scoring a goal during the French League Cup football match between Monaco (ASM) and Guingamp (EAG) at the 'Louis II' stadium in Monaco on January 14, 2015
Half-Time Report: Bastia holding Monaco at the break
Bastia hold Monaco to a goalless draw at half time in the semi-final of their Coupe de la Ligue clash.
Feb 4, 20:51
Bastia's Franco Algerian midfielder Ryad Boudebouz celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) against Rennes (SRFC) on December 13, 2014
Result: Bastia held by home side Caen following 1-1 draw
Bastia are held to a 1-1 draw away at Caen in Ligue 1, with Julien Feret's second-half stunner cancelling out an opener from Francois Kamano.
Dec 20, 21:03
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2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516