Valencia takes loot from Los Cármenes and places seventh


Valencia CF won 0-1 this Thursday during their visit to Granada CF, in a match corresponding to matchday 26 of LaLiga EA Sports and which was postponed due to the fire that occurred in a building in the Valencian neighborhood of Campanar .

The locals were more incisive in the first half at the Estadio Nuevo Los Cármenes, including a shot against the crossbar by Gerard Gumbau in the 18th minute. In addition, his teammate Facundo Pellistri put the visiting goalkeeper, Giorgi Mamardashvili, in trouble with another shot in the 27th minute. ‘.

But the pupils of José Ramón Sandoval, who was playing here his second game on the Granada bench, did not extend that good image for long after the break. In the 73rd minute, André Almeida warned of danger following a low and strong cross from the left wing, which Jesús Vázquez did not take advantage of by sending his shot into the clouds.

However, Almeida himself scored 0-1 in the 77th minute. A clearance by Lucas Boyé from a corner ended up on the edge of the area, where the Valencian ’10’ controlled it with his chest and connected a right-footed semi-volley, which slipped low into the goal defended by Augusto Batalla.

The team coached by Rubén Baraja skillfully managed the final stretch of the match, where only a high shot by Matías Arezo worried Mamardashvili in the 87th minute. Thanks to this victory, the ‘che’ team reached 44 points and was placed in seventh place, which could qualify for the Conference League at the end of the year.