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Valencia 3-1 Sevilla

Dani Parejo
Dani Parejo has scored seven goals in La Liga

Dani Parejo scored a brace as Valencia beat Sevilla in a highly-charged match to move into fourth place in La Liga.

Parejo opened the scoring from the penalty spot and then slid a shot past goalkeeper Beto on the half-hour mark.

Sevilla hit back at the Mestalla through a Carlos Bacca penalty but Javi Fuego Martinez's long-range drive secured the points for the hosts.

Valencia remain three points behind Atletico Madrid in the third Champions League spot, with Sevilla now fifth.

Elsewhere, Robert Ibanez's late equaliser handed new Granada coach Abel Resino a 2-2 draw away to relegation rivals Deportivo La Coruna in his first match in charge.

At the San Mames, Javi Guerra's 78th minute strike earned Malaga a 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao, who ended a four-game losing streak in La Liga.

Espanyol cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory over struggling Almeria with Christian Stuani scoring twice in the space of three minutes.

Line-ups

Valencia

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Alves Carreira
  • 2CanceloBooked at 40mins
  • 5Mustafi
  • 23OtamendiBooked at 90mins
  • 31Gayá PeñaBooked at 90mins
  • 18Fuego MartínezBooked at 36mins
  • 15PérezBooked at 43mins
  • 17RodrigoSubstituted forde Paulat 89'minutes
  • 10ParejoBooked at 32mins
  • 21André GomesSubstituted forOrbanat 80'minutes
  • 7NegredoSubstituted forAlcácerat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Vezo
  • 4Augusto
  • 6Orban
  • 9Alcácer
  • 13Rodríguez Oterino
  • 16Zuculini
  • 20de Paul

Sevilla

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 13Beto
  • 23Andújar Moreno
  • 21Martín ParejaSubstituted forIago Aspasat 80'minutes
  • 6Carrico Martins
  • 5FigueirasBooked at 17mins
  • 12IborraBooked at 90mins
  • 4KrychowiakBooked at 66mins
  • 18Deulofeu
  • 19BanegaBooked at 59mins
  • 20Machín PérezBooked at 65minsSubstituted forD Suárezat 65'minutes
  • 9BaccaSubstituted forGameiroat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Navarro Corbacho
  • 7Gameiro
  • 14Iago Aspas
  • 17D Suárez
  • 22Vidal Parreu
  • 24Arribas
  • 29Rico
Referee:
Santiago Jaime Latre
Attendance:
46,704

Match Stats

Home TeamValenciaAway TeamSevilla
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home8
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home23
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Valencia CF 3, FC Sevilla 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Valencia CF 3, FC Sevilla 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, FC Sevilla. Conceded by Nicolás Otamendi.

  4. Booking

    Nicolás Otamendi (Valencia CF) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Vicente Iborra (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Nicolás Otamendi (Valencia CF).

  7. Post update

    Attempt missed. Rodrigo de Paul (Valencia CF) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Daniel Parejo with a cross.

  8. Booking

    José Gayá (Valencia CF) is shown the yellow card.

  9. Booking

    Vicente Iborra (FC Sevilla) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Iago Aspas (FC Sevilla).

  11. Post update

    Nicolás Otamendi (Valencia CF) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Valencia CF. Rodrigo de Paul replaces Rodrigo.

  13. Post update

    Iago Aspas (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Nicolás Otamendi (Valencia CF).

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Rodrigo (Valencia CF) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Paco Alcácer.

  16. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  17. Post update

    Delay in match Grzegorz Krychowiak (FC Sevilla) because of an injury.

  18. Post update

    Grzegorz Krychowiak (FC Sevilla) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by José Gayá (Valencia CF).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Valencia CF. Paco Alcácer replaces Álvaro Negredo.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 25th January 2015

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Real Madrid19160364164848
2Barcelona2015235494547
3Atl Madrid20142440192144
4Valencia20125338182041
5Sevilla19123431201139
6Villarreal20115433171638
7Malaga209562321232
8Eibar207672426-227
9Espanyol207582529-426
10Rayo Vallecano2072112136-1523
11Real Sociedad205782024-422
12Celta Vigo195681821-321
13Ath Bilbao2055101626-1020
14Córdoba203981630-1418
15Dep La Coruña2046101633-1718
16Getafe1945101427-1317
17Elche2045111841-2317
18Almería2044121733-1616
19Levante2037101335-2216
20Granada202991333-2015
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