The Valencia he took the victory of the La Ceramica stadium being better only in the first and last, in which he dynamited the tie with two goals in the added. For eighty minutes the Villarreal was superior, but he did not know how to translate his dominance into goals he paid dearly. The team of Marcelino García Toral came to lose in Vallecas and although last night he went wrong again already caresses the semifinals of the Europa League.
The game was conditioned by a five-minute penalty for a trip from Cáseres to Guedes. It was shot by Parejo, who had already missed one before the Lightning, and failed again. Andrés Fernández guessed the intention and repelled the ball, but Guedes, more alive than anyone, chased the rebound and put the 0-1 on the scoreboard.
First defeat in the Europa League
Villarreal was superior for 80 minutes but will have to look for a great comeback in Mestalla
Villarreal forced to row against the current very soon, stretched lines and left large spaces that Valencia did not use to throw cons. So much dominated the team of Javi Calleja that with ten minutes left to rest he won the equalizer, also a penalty, committed by Garay on Iborra and transformed by Santi Cazorla.
The second part was played almost all in the field of Valencia. Villarreal squeezed, but was not fine in the auction. In the last minutes Valencia took a step forward and went from dominated to dominator. Villarreal arrived with little energy and Valencia killed him with goals by Wass for the squad, after a cross from Gayà from the left, and from Guedes, the man of the match, in a counterattack.
First leg of the Europa League quarterfinals
Slavia of Prague, 0 - Chelsea, 1
Benfica, 4 - Eintracht, 2
Arsenal, 2 - Naples, 0
Villarreal, 1 - Valencia, 3