Real Madrid have played 21 times in the league so far, while Villarreal have played one more on 22, but both have managed to find the back of the net nine times within the first 15 minutes of matches to put their opposition on the back foot.
The reigning champions in Spain may be struggling this season down in third in La Liga, off the pace of leaders Atletico Madrid, but Zinedine Zidane's men can't be accused of taking too long to get into games, as proven by their record of scoring early.
Which team scores the most late goals?
There are six teams within Europe's top five leagues that are just behind, having scored on eight occasions within the first 15 minutes - Tottenham, Aston Villa, Leverkusen, Union Berlin, Roma and Lazio.
Goals within the first 15 minutes in Europe's Big 5 Leagues
There are a flurry of teams who have scored within the first 15 minutes seven times in their respective leagues - Man City, Crystal Palace, Sevilla, Monaco, Reims and Freiburg.
The league with the least successful sides at scoring early on is Ligue 1, as they have no teams that can match the leading tallies of eight and nine so far.
The highest is seven, which has been scored by Monaco and Reims.
FootballCritic previously looked at which clubs scored the most goals in injury time within the top five leagues, which you can read here