Timing is everything, especially for midfielders. When to run into space. When to launch a killer pass. When to shoot. Get a couple of these things right and you stand a chance of doing well; get all of them right and you could be as good as Carlos Soler.Continue Reading
2021 has only just begun, but it’s set to be a long one for Valencia if they continue playing like this.
Make no mistake about it. Los Che are in deep trouble. Although tonight’s draw has temporarily lifted them out of the drop zone, the situation is starting to get desperate for Javi Gracia’s men.Continue Reading
Christmas is over, but apparently it’s still the season of giving – referee Adrian Cordero Vega dished out three red cards in six minutes to close out 2020.Continue Reading
On a wild evening at the Mestalla, Valencia and Sevilla produced a mind-bogglingly tense, tight and testy game of football.
In the end, a mistake from a rookie and injuries to several key players made this another game to forget. The problems in the game were again glaring: careless defending, a lack of killer instinct and the inability to capitalise on possession.Continue Reading
On a night when Jaume Domenech made a stupendous penalty stop, Lionel Messi equalled Pele’s goal record at a single club, and Barca defender Ronald Araujo scored a gravity-defying scissor kick, it was instead poor officiating and VAR that stole the headlines.Continue Reading
Another game, another fightback.
Just when Valencia looked to have thrown this game away, they managed to escape from the jaws of defeat once again when Manu Vallejo popped up with a header with just 7 minutes left on the clock.Continue Reading
Ninety-fourth minute, one-on-one with the keeper and a chance to seal an important, if undeserved win. Kevin Gameiro will not sleep tonight after missing Valencia’s best chance.Continue Reading
This was the night when Valencia had wanted to prove their mettle, to fire the excitement of what looks to be an unpredictable but promising season ahead, with so many of its young guns stepping up.Continue Reading
And now breathe. That’s 3 matches in a row now that this young Valencia side have induced gasps – and not always of pleasure – on Sunday 9pm. The team went from fumbling foreplay for most of the game against Deportivo Alaves to frenetic climax in the last half-hour, scoring two goals in quick succession to level the game before blowing a load of chances to win deep in. Sheer drama heated up the wintry night in Basque County.Continue Reading
Carlos Soler and penalties – a match made in heaven. Thibaut Courtois will surely have nightmares of the Spaniard tonight.Continue Reading