Soccer-Villarreal win 2-0 at Barcelona to qualify for Europa Conference League


Soccer Football - LaLiga - FC Barcelona v Villarreal - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - May 22, 2022 FC Barcelona's Adama Traore in action with Villarreal's Alfonso Pedraza REUTERS/Albert Gea

(Reuters) - Goals from Alfonso Pedraza and Moi Gomez earned Villarreal a 2-0 win at Barcelona on Sunday to secure a spot in the Europa Conference League after finishing seventh in LaLiga.

After reaching the Champions League semi-finals this season, knocking out former champions Juventus and Bayern Munich on the way, Unai Emery's side entered the final week of the season in danger of missing out on European competition completely.

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