09/06/13: Villarreal promoted back to the top division in Spain
Former Champions League semi-finalists Villarreal have been promoted back to the top flight in Spain at the first time of asking after they beat promotion rivals Almeria 1-0.
Segunda Division 2012-13
The sides were level on points lying in second and third in the second division before kick-off, with the winner guaranteed promotion to La Liga.
Jonathan Pereira's goal was enough for Villarreal to take second spot and promotion behind champions Elche.
Almeria will now go into the play-offs.
The Andalusians will face Las Palmas in a two-legged tie with Girona playing Alcorcon in the other play-off semi-final.
Villarreal were relegated last season, and their campaign to come straight back up had suffered a tragic start, as new coach Manuel Preciado died from a heart attack on the very same day in June 2012 that he was appointed.
Win the league at the first attempt and do better than the current side.
In the first season earn european qualification.
Within 5 years of being in La Liga win the league and Champions League.
Within 10 years when every trophy available and have an international trophy to my name