VCF Mestalla beaten at home by FC Barcelona B March, 25 2017 - VCF Mestalla fell to a 0-4 defeat at home against Segunda División B Grupo III leaders FC Barcelona B, on Matchday 30 of the season. There was a full house at the Estadio Antonio Puchades for the game, which pitted the top side in the division against a VCF Mestalla in third place. In the first minutes it was the how side who took control of the ball and made the first approaches on goal. Quim Araujo had the opening chance on 8 minutes, but put his shot wide of the post.Just a few minutes later there was another opportunity for VCF Mestalla, with a long pass from Javi Jiménez that Eugeni took from outside the area and fired a right-footed shot on goal. Although the effort was saved, it resulted in an injury for the Barça B goalkeeper and he would have to be replaced by Varo between the sticks.VCF Mestalla went 0-1 down on 35 minutes, when Perea hit a shot out of the reach of goalkeeper Ferri. Three minutes later, Ayala brought Alfaro to ground in the box, and Gumbau converted the resulting penalty.In the second half, VCF Mestalla struggled to get going and the third Barça B goal arrived in the 47th minute through Cardona. Just one minute after that, on the very next move, José Martínez made it 0-4 -with an effort that appeared not to have gone over the goalline but was awarded.The best chances of the second half for VCF Mestalla came from a shot wide from Fran Villalba, an effort a minute later against the woodwork from Rafa Mir, and Nacho Gil's cross-strike from the right hand side that went just off target.Although the Valencia CF second team were beaten 0-4, they still have a positive home record of just two defeats at the Antonio Puchades. They remain third in the standings, with 54 points to their name and seven matchdays remaining. Match details: 0. VCF Mestalla: Ferri, Nacho Vidal, Lato, Javi Jiménez, Ayala, Gregorio (Fran Villalba, min.46), Aridai, (Alberto Gil Min.77) Quim, Rafa Mir (Jordi Sánchez, min.62), Eugeni, Nacho Gil 4. FC Bacelona B: Suarez (Varo, min. 25), Palencia, Martínez, Fali, Borja López, Xemi, Alfaro, Gumbau (Sarsanedas Min. 65), Dani Romera, Perea (Carbonell, Min74), Marc Cardona Goals: 0-1 Perea (Min. 35), 0-2 Gumbau (p) (Min. 38), 0-3 Cardona (Min. 47), 0-4 Martínez (Min.48). Referee: Ruben Ruipérez Marín, booked Gumbau for FC Barcelona B (Min. 51) and Palencia (Min.80). Gregorio (Min.37), Quim Araujo (Min.60) and Fran Villalba (Min. 72) for VCF Mestalla Copyright 2013-2017 Valencia Club De Fútbol. Quoting text from this article is permitted provided that en.valenciacf.com is credited as source, with a clickable link. Photographs by Lázaro de la Peña, re-use is not permitted.