VCF - Cel


Valencia CF vs Celtic

Feb, 21 / 18:55 Matchday 8

Actualidad del Valencia C.F.
December, 30 2016

Valencia legend Marchena given send off in charity game

Valencia CF players José Luis Gayà and Àlvaro Medrán took part in the third edition of the charity match ‘Champions for Life’ organised by the LaLiga Foundation to raise money for UNICEF and where an Andalusia regional X1 came out on top 3-1 against a LaLiga X1. Money made from the game will go towards projects to help disadvantaged children while the match also was an opportunity to pay tribute to Valencia legend Carlos Marchena who played his final match before hanging up his boots.

Match details:

3 – Andalusia X1:
Sergio Rico; Cejudo, Marchena, Raúl Navas, Juan Fuentes; Suso, Reyes, Dani Ceballos, Jurado; Brahim y Juanmi. : Chico Flores, Javi Varas, Víctor Díaz, Salva Sevilla, Rubén Duarte, Diego Capel, Medrán, Rubén Pérez, Alexis Ruano, Sergio León, Barral and Rafa Navarro.

1 – LaLiga X1: Iago Herrerín; Samu de los Reyes, Rubén Vezo, Laguardia, Gayá; Nahuel, Roque Mesa, Lucas Silva, Saborit; Mariano y Burgui. : Andrés Fernández, José Ángel, Luna, Albentosa, Granero, Mikel Rico, Naranjo, Álvaro García, Fornals, Sanabria and Christian González.

Goals: 0-1, M.13: Burgui. 1-1, M.37: Marchena. 2-1, M.69: Sergio León. 3-1, M.88: Sergio León.

Referee: José Luis Munuera Montero (Comité Andaluz).

Incidents: Third edition of 'Champions for Life', organised by LaLiga and UNICEF España, in collaboration with the Andalusia football federation, and held at the Benito Villamarín stadium in front of 10.000 spectators. The match raised 251.648 euros for charity.