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Exceeding sides set to clash for the first time in La Liga

Two sides who have exceeded expectations this season, meet for the first time in La Liga at the Estadio de Mestalla as they attempt to maintain their bright starts into the New Year. The first half of the season couldn’t have gone any better for Valencia or Girona with both sides sat comfortably in the top half of the table as they look to push on. Valencia have started to stutter and seem to be losing touch at the top with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid with Marcelino’s men losing three…

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Unbeaten Valencia aim to stop Barcelona stronghold on top spot away at Getafe

Valencia travel to the Coliseum Alfonso Perez buoyant from a great display against league leaders, Barcelona last weekend despite conceding a late goal. Marcelino’s men carried on their emphatic start to the season, coming close to causing a massive upset until the late Jordi Alba equalizer.  Last week’s draw keeps leaders Barcelona ahead by four points, but Valencia will be looking to close the gap further when they tackle Getafe this Sunday. The Los Che are only one of three teams still unbeaten in the league this season, four ahead…

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Rodrigo backs officials after Messi’s ruled out goal

Valencia striker Rodrigo has called for officials not take the blame over goal-line technology issues after seeing Lionel Messi’s strike on Sunday evening ruled out. The Spanish international scored during the Sunday evening clash with Barcelona to give his side the lead but Barca felt they should of been in front after Messi’s strike was thumbled by keeper Neto and went over the line. Messi and Barca players surrounded the referee and his officials during the incident, but the goal did not stand and VAR technology has now been discussed…

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Real Betis 3-6 Valencia: Game of the season!

The atmosphere at the Benito Villamarin on Sunday evening was electrifying and the football wasn’t bad either. The only time the crowd died down was during the minute’s silence before kick-off and immediately after Valencia scored. The game itself warranted such an atmosphere so infrequently found in Spain. In what we built up as potential game of the season in our match preview, it truly lived up to expectation. It was an engrossing game to watch – with nine different goalscorers and four substitutes also scoring. Real Betis started comfortably and…

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