Real Betis vs Valencia CF

Apr, 21 / 20:45 Matchday 33

Actualidad del Valencia C.F.
December, 12 2018

Match Preview: VCF vs MUFC

Match facts:

-Mata returns to Mestalla

Marcelino gave Ander Herrera his professional football debut with Zaragoza in Segunda.

-Andreas Pereira returns to play his former teammates.

Press conferences:

Marcelino: “We are very excited and we want to meet the initially planned objectives We are going to play a game that we did not want to play in these conditions, without having qualifying options. At this point, the priority is the match against Eibar”.

Carlos Soler: “It’s a game to show that we can compete and beat big teams in Europe”.

Mourinho: ”Honestly, knowing Peter as a very calm man, a very wise man, knowing Marcelino as the very good coach he is - and everybody knows he is and he is proving that in Spain for so many years - I think they will improve their situation."

Mata: “I think tomorrow will be really special for me. When I played for Chelsea I came back and it was a night I will never forget”.

Squad lists:

Norberto Neto, Jaume Domenech, Toni Lato, Mouctar Diakhaby, Cristiano Piccini, Daniel Wass, Ruben Vezo, Ezequiel Garay, Dani Parejo, Francis Coquelin, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Carlos Soler, Denis Cheryshev, Michy Batshuayi, Ferran Torres, Kangin Lee, Rodrigo Moreno and Santi Mina.

Sergio Romero, Lee Grant, Ashley Young, Antonio Valencia, Eric Bailly, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Fred, Andreas Pereira, Ander Herrera, Scott McTominay, James Garner, Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Marouane Fellaini, Juan Mata, Romelu Lukaku, Marcus Rashford, Mason Greenwood