An Arnaut Danjuma goal in Spain secured the LaLiga side a shock goal aggregate advantage as they headed for Bavaria, although Bayern also faced him in the final round before demolishing RB Salzburg.
In response, the Bundesliga giants were once again far from their best on Saturday and demanded a late penalty from Robert Lewandowski to edge ahead of Augsburg.
Unai Emery’s Villarreal continued their domestic struggles before the game and drew 1-1 with Athletic Club to claim just one league win from five, leaving them seventh and well behind in the race to secure a place. qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game…
Date, kick-off time and venue
Bayern Munich vs Villarreal is scheduled to kick off at 8pm BST on Tuesday 12 April 2022.
The Allianz Arena in Munich will host the match.
Where to watch Bayern Munich vs Villarreal
TV channel: The game will be televised on BT Sport 3, with coverage starting at 7.15pm.
Direct: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT Sport website or app.
Live Blog: You can follow all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.
Bayern Munich vs Villarreal team news
Bouna Sarr and Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting missed the win over Augsburg through injury while Lucas Hernandez, Alphonso Davies and Kingsley Coman were rested from the starting XI. This trio should return for this game.
Villarreal coach Emery was also able to rest Danjuma, Giovani Lo Celso, Juan Foyth and Francis Coquelin over the weekend.
Bayern Munich vs Villarreal Prediction
The Yellow Submarine should make things harder for Bayern than Salzburg, but ultimately it’s hard to count against another Die Roten return to the spotlight in Bavaria.
Winner of Bayern, 3-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Bayern Munich win: 2
Villarreal win: 1