Ikechukwu Uche scores hattrick for Villarreal
Posted: 7 January 2014 Time: 07:35
Ikechukwu Uche started the new year in prolific fashion as he bagged a hattrick for Villarreal in their 5-2 win away to Rayo Vallecano on Monday night.
Uche opened scoring for the visitors in the 10th minute after unleashing a right footed shot from inside the six-yard-box which beat Cobeno to go into the bottom left corner.
Jermy Perbet who provided the assist for Uche's opener scored two minutes later to double Villarreal's lead. Perbet scored again in the 41st minute of the game beyond the hosts before the break.
Uche then scored twice in the 58th and 64th minutes to complete his hattrick on the night. Although Rayo Vallecano pulled two goals back through Nery Castillo to make the scoreline more respectable.
Uche has now scored 9 goals in 15 League appearances for sixth placed Villarreal this season.