Villa regrets Izaguirre rift

Villa appeared to slap Izaguirre however Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura took no action as Villa finished the match with 2 goals.

He told Canal Plus: “It’s not something that I am proud of. They’re just instincts, in this case I wasn’t expecting (Izaguirre) to tread on me.

“I was merely standing there and the reaction was to stick my arm out. I’ll try in future to keep my cool.”