Copa Del Rey: Valencia grabs a 2-1 win against FC Cartagena 2-1


CARTAGENA. Valencia overcome FC Cartagena to win 2-1. A goal from D. Cheryshev was decisive in the 90min.

CARTAGENA. Valencia prevailed over FC Cartagena to win 2-1. A goal from D. Cheryshev was decisive in the 90min. It was Valencia to strike first with a goal of C. Soler at the 35′. Then it was a penalty in the 75′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Cheryshev gave the win to Valencia in the 90′ minute with a goal. FC Cartagena lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Estadio Municipal Cartagonova stadium in Cartagena on Wednesday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Pablo González Fuertes with the help of Rubén Becerril Gómez and Carlos Álvarez Fernández. The 4th official was Pablo Morales Moreno. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 29.8 degrees Celsius or 85.62 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

FC Cartagena was in firm control of the ball 56% while Valencia was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Valencia was more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Valencia won the match.​

FC Cartagena shot 10 times, 1 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Valencia shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.


FC Cartagena received 5 yellow cards (R. Boateng, P. Vazquez Perez, Y. Bodiger, A. Gallar and Neskes). On the opposite side, Valencia received 2 yellow cards (M. Diakhaby and J. Vazquez).

After this match, FC Cartagena stays with points to occupy the 0th place in the table. while Valencia has points (0th).

Match Events

  • 35'

    C. Soler

  • 37'

    R. Boateng

  • 46'

    O. Alderete

    M. Diakhaby

  • 45'

    M. Diakhaby

  • 45'

    Pablo Vázquez

  • 58'

    P. De Blasis

    R. Boateng

  • 59'

    José Gayà

    Hélder Costa

  • 59'


    S. Okazaki

  • 59'

    K. Koindredi

    U. Racic

  • 62'

    Y. Bodiger

  • 67'

    A. Gallar

    I. Gil

  • 71'

    A. Gallar

  • 72'

    D. Cheryshev

    Y. Musah

  • 74'

    J. Vazquez

  • 75'

    A. Ortuno (Penalty)

  • 80'

    De la Bella

  • 88'

    G. Guedes

    Marcos Andre

  • 90'

    D. Cheryshev

  • 90'

    Rubén Castro

    Y. Bodiger

  • 90'


    De la Bella

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FC Cartagena: Formation and Lineups

FC Cartagena started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Domingo Cisma González chose to play with the following team: Jérôme Prior (6.6), David Simón (6.4), David Andújar (6.2), Pablo Vázquez (7.0), Alberto de la Bella (6.4), Richard Boateng (7.4), Yann Bodiger (6.8), Nacho Gil (7.3), Shinji Okazaki (6.5), Dauda Mohammed (6.5) and Alfredo Ortuño (7.1).


FC Cartagena made 5 changes: R. Boateng for P. De Blasis (58′), S. Okazaki for Neskes (58′), I. Gil for A. Gallar (67′), A. de La Bella for A. Luna (90′) and Y. Bodiger for R. Castro (90′).

Top player: Richard Boateng

Probably the most impressive player in FC Cartagena was Richard Boateng.

His rating is (7.4) with 32 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 7.

Valencia: Formation and Lineups

Valencia started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, José Bordalás Jiménez played with: Jaume Doménech (7.2), Daniel Wass (7.4), Mouctar Diakhaby (6.4), Hugo Guillamón (7.0), Jesús Vázquez (5.2), Yunus Musah (6.4), Uroš Račić (6.8), Carlos Soler (7.7), Hélder Costa (6.2), Marcos de Sousa (6.3) and Hugo Duro (6.1).


Valencia made 5 changes: M. Diakhaby for O. Alderete (46′), U. Racic for K. Koindredi (59′), H. Costa for J. Gaya (59′), Y. Musah for D. Cheryshev (72′) and Marcos Andre for G. Guedes (88′).

Top player: Carlos Soler

Probably the most impressive player in Valencia was Carlos Soler.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 19 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 5 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Copa Del Rey

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