Risk brings reward for Pellegrini

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Villarreal coach Manuel Pellegrini was pleased to see his selection gamble pay off against Recreativo Huelva on Wednesday night as the Yellow Submarine guarenteed themselves a top-two finish for the first time in the club´s history.

Pellegrini made four changes to his starting line-up from Sunday´s 2-0 win over Getafe but it was business as usual with Villarreal recording their fourth consecutive win thanks to second-half goals from Nihat Kahveci and Guille Franco.

"It was a risk to play with several men who did not play on Sunday knowing how tough this game would be. We took a risk and it came out well for us," said Pellegrini, whose side play Espanyol and Deportivo La Coruna in their final two matches.

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