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Atletico Madrid looking at swapping Gameiro for Valencia striker

Atletico Madrid are looking at the possibility of a swap deal with Valencia which includes Kevin Gameiro and Rodrigo. As we approach silly season in regards to transfers in Spanish football, Diario AS have released a report which claims Atleti officials are planning a swoop for Los Che’s Rodrigo, who will spend the summer in Russia representing Spain. The 27-year-old netted 16 goals in 31 league games at the Mestalla this season and has earned a call up to Julen Lopetegui’s side after consistently good performances. The report follows up…

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Valencia 1-2 Getafe: Brilliant Rémy propels Bordalás’ men to surprise win

Valencia missed the opportunity to put pressure on third-placed Real Madrid after two incisive strikes from Loïc Rémy helped Getafe claim an impressive victory at the Estadio Mestalla. Rodrigo Moreno responded to give the home team a boost, but it proved to be only a consolation in a game which was soured by Dani Parejo’s late red card for a rash challenge on Jorge Molina, in which the captain spitefully elbowed the Getafe striker. After a bright performance against Barcelona yielded no points, Valencia looked to bounce back by continuing…

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Valencia vs Espanyol: Hosts looking for fifth straight win

Valencia head into their game against Espanyol already certain of a Champions League spot, sitting 15 points clear of fifth placed Villareal with eight games to go. KICK OFF TIME: 19:45 GMT STADIUM: MESTALLA On the back of four consecutive wins, The Bats head into the fixture in full confidence and their manager, Marcelino Garcia Toral will certainly thrilled with his side’s defensive work. Valencia’s back four have only conceded once in their last four La Liga outings. Defenders have been powerless to stop Rodrigo Moreno on current form, as…

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Valencia rekindle sparkling form ahead of race for third-place finish

Last week, thousands of people flooded the streets and squares of Valencia in celebration of the annual tradition of Las Fallas; five days of constant cacophonies and marching medieval men and women pulsing through the city. Yet, it wasn’t only the streets that were full of noise. The grand and delicate framework of the Estadio Mestalla shook thrice as Los Che cruised to a 3-1 victory over Alavés to boost realistic hopes of Champions League qualification after a painfully long absence from Europe’s premier competition. Indeed, on the pitch, Las…

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Valencia aim to secure Champions League spot against Alaves

The last time Valencia and Alaves met in the league back in October, Los Che won the clash 2-1 to take them just behind leaders Barcelona. Fast forward several months and Valencia are now in fourth place, 16 points off the top. But, Valencia seems to have picked back up their form in recent matches and are unbeaten in the league since losing out to Atletico Madrid in early February. Last week, they faced a much-anticipated away match at Sevilla which saw Marcelino García Toral’s side win 0-2 and all…

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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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