placed the


to its stark reality.

The mirage of the draw at the Camp Nou hid that

Javi Gracia's team has

not won since November 8 when they beat Real Madrid at the Mestalla.

Three draws suffered against Alavés, Eibar and Athletic and a defeat with Atlético is a poor baggage that forces us to look back.

The Andalusians did not overwhelm, the control of the game and their attack in attack was enough to solve the duel, even in the 80th minute. A victory at the Mestalla eight years later was well worth waiting [Narration and statistics]

Valencia do not have an easy game.

When it is not due to the rival's soccer superiority, it is due to their own mistakes or pure misfortune.

Against the Sevilla fans, a duel that a few years ago made sparks fly, he had to overcome adversity in the form of injuries.

Javi Gracia had no choice but to reinvent his eleven changed the game scheme.




due to vertigo forced him to rebuild the midfield.

When the bench does not offer too many options, you have to take risks.

To overtake Wass you had to invent a side, because

there is no confidence




The arrangement was three centrals and two lanes, Jason and Gayà.

Before ten minutes, Gracia had to modify again.

Gabriel Paulista

suffered a blow in a jump that forced him to leave the field of play.

Another youth squad made his debut, Guillem Molina, and Valencian fans held their breath when


released a Chilean that was lost over the crossbar by Jaume Domenech.

The experiment was going to demand a lot of sacrifice.

With a changed leg, the Argentine and Suso had to unhinge, but they did not succeed.

The Chilean and a shot after a triangulation in the area were their arguments.

Few, as reflected by




They had possession, as comfortable as it was sterile.

Valencia grew again in adversity.

He got together, looked for



and they ended up scaring a Sevilla that would have been lost at half-time if


had not


his shot into Bono's body.

A ball stolen by Jason at the edge of the Valencian area crossed the field at the first touch, passing through the boots of Soler, Wass and Guedes until it found the Russian in the heart of the area who, on returning from the locker room, had it again.

Again Guedes assisted him, but



prevented the goal.

Lopetegui looked for more gunpowder with


, who jumped into the field with a shot at the back of Mestalla, and propped up his team with



Aleix Vidal

while Javi Gracia looked for the oxygen of the young

Álex Blanco



, sacrificing Cheryshev and Gayà .

There is no more wardrobe.

Sevilla stretched with the changes while Valencia shrunk.


first tried

with a header and it was Jaume Domenech who repelled with his feet a header from En-Nesyri to the center of Aleix.

Less fortunate was the Valencian goalkeeper to put his hand to a shot from


that ended up in the back of the goal.

A pass from Rakitic to the run and his cut to Diakhaby on the front end rescued two points in 80.

Valencia could not react, the minutes weighed on him and the header from Ocampos that Munir could not beat leaves a short marker in favor of the Andalusians.

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