Since the double-winning season under Rafa Benitez, the club haven’t found themselves in the top four for as many consecutive match days in LaLiga
Valencia CF have historically only managed to better their current LaLiga points tally of 56 on three other occasions at this stage of the season. After beating Sevilla FC at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday afternoon, Marcelino’s side secured their top-four position for the 24th consecutive match day in the Spanish top flight, showing that consistently his squad have been Champions League quality.
Since the double-winning season under Rafa Benitez in 2003/04, Valencia CF haven’t enjoyed as many consecutive match days in the top four as they have up until this point of this campaign. Coaches have come and gone, squads have changed drastically, but this VCF squad has been incredibly consistent. Under the orders of Unai Emery, Valencia CF hit 23 consecutive match days in the top four, but Marcelino’s men already have 24 to their name and boast an 11-point gap over fifth place.
Regardless of who they have been facing, Valencia CF have maintained the same motivated and competitive approach. Aside from Real Madrid, who took a 4-1 victory at Mestalla, no team have managed to blow Marcelino’s side out of the water. There are 10 games left to play, but Valencia CF will be confident of turning their advantageous position into a Champions League spot at the close of the season.
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