Valencia and Sevilla faced off in Match Day 29 of La Liga, with Sevilla emerging victorious at 2-0. At the 55th minute, L._Bade broke the deadlock to give Sevilla the lead. Then at 75 minutes, Suso sealed the victory for Sevilla with a second goal. Despite Valencia’s best efforts, they were unable to find an equalizer in the remaining minutes and had to settle for defeat. It was a hard-fought match between two evenly matched teams but it was ultimately Sevilla who came out on top.
Giorgi Mamardashvili (rating 6.2)
Marko Dmitrović (rating 7)
S. Lino (Y. Musah, 59)
I. Rakitic (J. Jordan, 68)
Valencia dominated the game in terms of ball possession, with a 60% to 40% advantage over Sevilla. Valencia had more shots on target, with 13 compared to 6 for Sevilla. José Luis Gayà was the most active in terms of number of shots for Valencia, while Suso was best in hits on goal for Sevilla. Despite their possession advantage and higher number of shots on target, neither team was able to break the deadlock as both sides ended up with 3 goals each.
Mouctar Diakhaby of Valencia was the most accurate passer in the match, with an impressive pass accuracy of 88% and a total of 51 passes. Nemanja Gudelj from Sevilla was not far behind, with a pass accuracy of 77% and 40 passes. André Almeida from Valencia had 3 key passes, while Joan Jordán from Sevilla had 1. These players were instrumental in helping their teams move up the field and create scoring opportunities.
Valencia and Sevilla had a close match in terms of interceptions, with Valencia leading slightly. Valencia’s leader was Cenk Özkaçar who had 1 interception while Sevilla’s lead was Jesús Navas with 2. Valencia also managed to hold off Sevilla in terms of total interceptions, 3 to 8 respectively. Nemanja Gudelj for Sevilla also contributed 1 interception in the game.
André Almeida and Lucas Ocampos have proven themselves to be the leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Almeida, a Valencia player, has had 11 such battles while Ocampos of Sevilla has seen 14 occasions where he has had to fight for control of the ball. These two players have shown their commitment and drive on the field by engaging in these physical duels and demonstrating their leadership abilities.
- H. Duro (Valencia) at 85 minute
- L. Ocampos (Sevilla) at 41 minute
- J. Jordan (Sevilla) at 51 minute
- G. Montiel (Sevilla) at 81 minute
- N. Gudelj (Sevilla) at 90 minute
- I. Moriba (Valencia) at 84 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Valencia – LLDLW
- Sevilla – WDWWL
Top 5 La Liga scorers:
- Robert Lewandowski (17, Barcelona)
- Karim Benzema (14, Real Madrid)
- Joselu (12, Espanyol)
- Enes Ünal (12, Getafe)
- Iago Aspas (12, Celta Vigo)
- Valencia will play with Elche. April 23 at 12:00 (UTC), on Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero.
- Sevilla will play with Villarreal. April 23 at 19:00 (UTC), on Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán.