Villarreal beat Real Sociedad 4-2 in the La Liga at the El Madrigal stadium on Saturday.
The Yellow Sumbarine closed the gap with fourth-placed Real Madrid to just a single point following the victory.
Turkey international Enes Unal started yet against for the home side and provided Carlos Bacca with an assist for the third goal.
Unal has now provided an assist for the second week running.
The 20-year-old now has three goals and four assists in all competitions this season.
The striker joined Villarreal from Manchester City on a £12 million move but the Citizens could stil end up signing him back.
A source close to the player revealed to Turkish-Football that City have an option to sign Unal for £28 million [€32m] after his first season at Villarreal.
The fee rises to £29.7 million [€34m] in his second seasons and £31.4 million [€36m] in his third season.
If City do not wish to activate his buyback clause, Unal has a release clause set at £43.7 million [€50m].