Valencia vs Villarreal (2-0)

Valencia founded a Galilean satellite League semi-final against Arsenal as they created lightweight work of Villarreal by winning 2-0 on Thursday to seal a 5-1 mixture finish.

Holding a snug 3-1 advantage from the first leg, Toni Lato got things begun for Valencia following a bright start, volleying home from shut vary once excellent work from the spectacular Goncalo Guedes.

Valencia dominates at a wet Mestalla and Dani Parejo, WHO had a penalty saved within the first leg, dotted Villarreal’s slim comeback hopes once his deflected free-kick found the web early within the last half.

Los Che can currently face Arsenal and their former boss Unai mineral at Emirates arena on could make a pair of before hospitable the Gunners back to Espana per week later as they bid to achieve their first major European final since 2004.

With Marcelino acknowledged that the first-leg result flattered his facet, Valencia was sharp out of the blocks this point around and rewarded once Lato dextrously helped Guedes’ exquisite broken pass past Andres Fernandez within the thirteenth minute.

Valencia ought to are out of sight a second later, however Kevin Gameiro did not direct his lob heading in the right direction.

Fernandez looked to possess created a terrible error once he rushes thirty-five yards bent on an attempt to meet a loose ball, however fortuitously for Villarreal their goalkeeper was within the right place to prevent Gameiro’s snap.

There was nothing Fernandez may do to stop Valencia doubling their tally 9 minutes once the restart, however, Parejo’s free-kick iteration in evilly off a deflection from Ramiro Funes Mori.

Alfonso Pedraza went near snatching a consolation for Villarreal. However, Neto was readily available to stay Valencia’s clean sheet intact as Los Che progressed stylishly.

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13′ Valencia A. Latorre
54′ Valencia D. Parejo


Valencia Lineups

13 Neto
18 Daniel Wass
4 Facundo Roncaglia
12 Mouctar Diakhaby
15 Antonio Lato
20 Ferrán Torres
10 Dani Parejo
8 Carlos Soler
7 Gonçalo Guedes
22 Santi Mina
9 Kévin Gameiro


Villarreal Lineups

13 Andrés Fernández
38 Andrei Ratiu
4 Ramiro Funes Mori
6 Víctor Ruiz
11 Jaume Costa
5 Santiago Cáseres
22 Raba
28 Manuel Morlanes
14 Manu Trigueros
16 Alfonso Pedraza
7 Gerard Moreno


Valencia – Villarreal Match Statistics



9 Shots Total 20
4 Shots on goal 5
3 Shots off goal 4
2 Shots blocked 11
4 Shots inside box 9
5 Shots outside box 11
13 Fouls 15
5 Corners 6
1 Offsides 0
5 Saves 2
39% Possession Time 61%
397 Passes Total 600
325 Accurate Passes 535
82% Accurate Passes% 89%

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