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Real Sociedad vs Valencia CF

Sep, 24 / 20:45 Matchday 6

Valencia C.F. news
May, 13 2017

Everything you need to know before the match against RCD Espanyol

  • Valencia CF and RCD Espanyol have faced each other 155 times in LaLiga, with 75 VCF wins, 31 draws and 49 defeats.
  • Our team have won 21 out the 77 games played at the blanquiazul ground.
  • In the first meeting between the two sides this season, VCF won 2-1 with goals from Martín Montoya and Santi Mina.
  • The last VCF win at the RCD Espanyol ground was on the 8th of May, 2015, with goals from Dani Parejo and Pablo Piatti giving us a 1-2 victory.
  • 47 players have represented both clubs, including Ricardo Zamora, Antó, Rufete, Solsona and Javi Fuego.
  • Valencia have won four of the last five games in the league, the other game was drawn; the last two games were won by VCF.
  • Espanyol have scored in their last 13 games in a row against us in the league (3W 3D 7L), the best scoring league run against Valencia CF.
  • The opposition have lost their last two games at the RCDE Stadium; the last time they lost two in a row at home was in December, 2008, when they were still playing at the Olympic Stadium.
  • Simone Zaza scored and gave an assist against Osasuna in the last game. It’s the first time in his career in Serie A, Premier League or LaLiga that he’s done that.
  • Voro’s last First Division game as a player was away at Espanyol (he lost 5-1 playing for Logroñés).
  • Pablo Piatti is the only Espanyol player to have made it to double figures in both goals and assists in one season since 98/99.
  • Only Luis Suárez (12) and Toni Kroos (11) have given more assists than Pablo Piatti (10) this season.
  • Apart from Valencia, Barcelona is the city where Diego Alves has conceded the most goals from penalties in the First Division (3).
  • Quique Sánchez Flores has lost four of the seven league matches he’s coached in against his former team (2W 1D 4L); he’s lost the last three.

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