Villarreal coach Setien delighted after 9-0 Copa rout of Santa Amalia

Villarreal coach Quique Setien was delighted after their 9-0 win at Copa del Rey opponents Santa Amalia.

Diego Collado, Álex Baena, José Luis Morales, Francis Coquelin and Étienne Capoue all scored once for the Yellows, with Gerard Moreno and Samu Chukwueze both getting braces in Almandralejo.

Setien said, “Everything went well. On paper, we shouldn’t have had any difficulty in getting through the game. The match was good for us to continue to see some things. Especially at the beginning, when our opponents were more physical and defended better.”

He also praised the performance of Gerard Moreno, who scored after overcoming the muscular injury he has been carrying for the last few weeks: “I saw him well, quick and with desire. He was keen to get some minutes. It was the ideal game to get a feeling. He ran, played well and scored. It’s going to be good for him.”