Valencia CF vs Eibar

Abr, 29 / 18:30 Jornada 35

2ª B G. III - Jornada 19 - 17/12/2016 17:30h

L'Hospitalet 1
2 Valencia Mestalla
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VCF Mestalla end 2016 on a high note over Hospitalet (1-2)

Diciembre, 17 2016 -

VCF Mestalla picked up all three points again and they are on 33 points. VCF Mestalla got the win against Hospitalet, and end 2016 with a win in Group III of Segunda Divisón B.

Beyond all the stats and facts, it was a good performance for Curro Torres ‘side especially in the second half, when Eugeni’s brace gave VCF the win. Two-goal hero Eugeni, was the main attacking outlet up front in Aridai’s absence.

It was a tough first half and despite the artificial pitch, Hospitalet put on a physical and intense performance through set pieces and quick counter-attacks.The home side failed to capitalise in front of goal thanks to an in-form Sivera  who pulled off a couple of sensational saves dening the opposition with his foot and his hand.

The game was goalless at the break and VCF Mestalla went on top in the second half and showed their determination to win the game.

Later on in the game, VCF Mestalla had three successive corner-kicks where Carlos Soler came close to scoring an Olympic goal. Minutes later, a Rafa Mir shot hit the post.

The VCF Mestalla were edging closer and closer to breaking the deadlock. Finally the best chance in the game which gave VCF Mestalla the lead through a quick first-touch transition from left to right that Eugeni finished off from outside the area.

The 0-1 lead boosted the team spirit as they cemented their dominance and had a clear-cut chance through Sito following a Rafa Mir assist.

Following a good high pressure,Eugeni beat the keeper and grabbbed a fine brace to make it 0-2 to VCF Mestalla to seal the game. Hospitalet drew one back through Juste in the closing minutes of the game following a corner-kick.

VCF Mestalla pick up all three points and go to the winter break finishing 2016 on a high note.

VCF Mestlla will resume the competition on the first weekend of January away to El Prat which will kick-start a thrilling second half of the season for VCF Mestalla.

Group III Segunda División B

Matchday 18

Estadi Municipal Hospitalet

Hospitalet 1 vs. 2 VCF Mestalla


Hospitalet: David Oliveros, Dani Fernandez ©, Ciria (Teo, m. 57), Selvas, Juste, Carlos, Higon (Walter, m. 69), Benjamín (Porcar, m. , Rubio, Salinas, Hostench

València Mestalla: Sivera, Nacho Vidal, Lato, Charlie, Ayala ©, Carlos Soler (Grego, m. 68), Eugeni (Fran Villalba, m. 80), Quim, Sito (Marc Ferris, m. 87), Rafa Mir and Jordi Sánchez

Goals: 0-1, Eugeni, m. 57; 0-2 Eugeni, m. 66; 1-2 Carlos, m. 92.

Referee: Iosu Galech Apezteguia,  yellow cards Juste, Rubio, Salinas and Hostench for Hospitalet and Jordi Sánchez for VCF Mestalla