Super subs and Spanish flags

September 4, 2003
By Phil Ball
Villarreal, from near Castellón on Spain's eastern coast, (north of Valencia) have put together an interesting side this year. Fresh from their success in the Intertoto they put a slightly reduced Real Madrid through their paces on Tuesday night in the Madrigal, the galactic ones scraping through with a late equaliser from their young substitute Nuñez.

Of course, the press reaction, as ever, was that Madrid were poor (which they weren't) and that Villareal were 'peleón' (scrappers) ...

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