Elche and Valencia faced off in a highly anticipated match on Match Day 30 of La Liga. Fans from both teams were eager to see how their respective sides would fare in the match. In the end, it was Valencia who emerged victorious with a 2-0 scoreline. S._Lino opened the scoring for Valencia at 19 minutes with an impressive strike, followed by G._Verdu doubling their lead at 42 minutes to seal the win for his team. This result was certainly not what Elche fans were hoping for, but they will surely take solace in knowing that they gave it their all.
Édgar Badía (rating 6.2)
Giorgi Mamardashvili (rating 6.6)
L. Blanco (P. Bigas, 17)
J. Guerra Moreno (Nico, 46)
The match between Elche and Valencia was clearly dominated by Elche, who had 65% of the ball possession. Elche was also more successful in terms of shots on target, taking 7 compared to Valencia’s 5. Tete Morente was the most active player for Elche when it came to shooting, whilst Samuel Lino was most successful for Valencia with 3 shots on goal. In the end, however, the game ended with a draw.
7 successful dribbles per game
Omar Mascarell of Elche had an impressive performance in the game, completing 96% of his 82 passes. His teammate, Fidel, also contributed with 5 key passes. On the other side, Valencia’s André Almeida completed 86% of his 36 passes. José Luis Gayà was also a standout player for Valencia; he averaged 1.7 successful dribbles per game throughout the match.
Elche and Valencia have had different success in interceptions this season. Elche has the highest number of interceptions with seven, led by Tete Morente who has three. Valencia has five interceptions in total, with Gabriel Paulista having the most at one interception. Elche hasn’t had any interceptions this season, while Valencia has one from Gabriel Paulista.
Tete Morente and Samuel Lino are the clear leaders in their respective teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Both have nine fights each, making them stand out from their teammates. Tete plays for Elche while Samuel plays for Valencia, showing that commitment to winning is not limited to one team or another. These two players have proven themselves on the field and are a testament to how important it is to be aggressive and never give up when fighting for the ball.
- J. Donald (Elche) at 47 minute
- E. Roco (Elche) at 62 minute
- C. Clerc (Elche) at 84 minute
- Y. Musah (Valencia) at 14 minute
The last five games (including this match):
- Elche – LLLLD
- Valencia – WLLDL
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)
- Elche will play with Celta Vigo. April 26 at 20:00 (UTC), on Abanca-Balaídos.
- Valencia will play with Valladolid. April 27 at 17:30 (UTC), on Estadio de Mestalla.