La Liga: Valencia prevails over Celta de Vigo 2-0 on Saturday

VALENCIA. Valencia prevails over Celta de Vigo with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Gomez (28') and an own goal from N. Araujo (61').

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VALENCIA. Valencia beats Celta de Vigo with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Gomez (28′) and an own goal from N. Araujo (61′).

The match was played at the Estadio de Mestalla stadium in Valencia on Saturday and it started at 5:30 pm local time. The referee was Adrián Cordero Vega with the help of Aitor Villate Martínez and Antonio Luis Cerezo Parfenof. The 4th official was José Antonio Sánchez Villalobos. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.3 degrees Celsius or 77.58 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 39%.​

Match Statistics

Celta de Vigo was in firm control of the ball 55% while Valencia was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Valencia was more aggressive with 46 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Valencia won the match.

Valencia shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Celta de Vigo shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

Valencia received 2 yellow cards (D. Foulquier and T. Correia). On the other side, Celta de Vigo received 3 yellow cards (J. Galan, B. Mendez and T. Galhardo).

After this match, Valencia will have 45 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Celta de Vigo will stay with 46 points to stay in the 10th place.

Match Events

  • 28'
    28'

    M. Gomez

    Marcos Andre

  • 45'
    45'

    J. Galan

  • 46'
    46'

    D. Cheryshev

    B. Gil

  • 52'
    52'

    G. Veiga

    A. Solari

  • 53'
    53'

    B. Mendez

  • 61'
    61'

    N. Araujo (OG)

  • 64'
    64'

    D. Foulquier

  • 65'
    65'

    T. Correia

  • 68'
    68'

    M. Dominguez

    T. Correia

  • 68'
    68'

    G. Guedes

    Marcos Andre

  • 70'
    70'

    O. Pineda

    K. Vazquez

  • 70'
    70'

    J. Murillo

    Nolito

  • 77'
    77'

    Y. Musah

    M. Gomez

  • 79'
    79'

    T. Galhardo

  • 84'
    84'

    U. Racic

    M. Diakhaby

  • 85'
    85'

    J. Fontan

    B. Mendez

  • 90'
    90'

    I. Moriba

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Valencia: Formation and Lineups

Valencia started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager José Bordalás Jiménez chose to play with the following team: Jaume Doménech (7.1), Dimitri Foulquier (6.7), Gabriel Paulista (7.8), Mouctar Diakhaby (7.0), José Luis Gayà (6.6), Thierry Correia (7.0), Carlos Soler (6.9), Ilaix Moriba (7.4), Bryan Gil (6.8), Maximiliano Gómez (7.8) and Marcos André (6.5).

Substitutes

Valencia made 5 changes: B. Gil for D. Cheryshev (46′), T. Correia for M. Dominguez (68′), Marcos Andre for G. Guedes (68′), M. Gomez for Y. Musah (77′) and M. Diakhaby for U. Racic (84′).

Top player: Gabriel Paulista

The player who no doubt impressed Valencia the most was Gabriel Paulista even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 35 passes (77% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.

Celta de Vigo: Formation and Lineups

Celta de Vigo started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).

On the other side, Eduardo Germán Coudet played with: Matías Dituro (6.7), Kevin Vázquez (6.2), Joseph Aidoo (6.2), Néstor Araujo (6.6), Javi Galán (6.1), Denis Suárez (7.0), Augusto Solari (6.8), Brais Méndez (6.4), Nolito (6.2), Iago Aspas (6.2) and Thiago Galhardo (6.8).

Substitutes

Celta de Vigo made 4 changes: A. Solari for G. Veiga (52′), K. Vazquez for O. Pineda (70′), Nolito for J. Murillo (70′) and B. Mendez for J. Fontan (85′).

Top player: Denis Suárez

The player who no doubt impressed Celta de Vigo the most was Denis Suárez.

His rating is (7.0) with 41 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 5 crosses.

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