Valencia on Friday lost to Elche on an away defeat at Estadio Martínez Valero. Elche arrived with the intention of increasing their league score after winning away by a 0-2 victory against Alavés while Valencia fell defeated by 2-1 in the last match they played against Villarreal. As of today, Elche is 5th in the LaLiga, having garnered 10 points from 7 matches, while Valencia sits at 13th with 7 points after playing a total of 7 matches.
Good start of the game for Elche, thanks to a goal from Josan 19 minutes in the game. Later, Elche scored once more and increased their lead 2-0 thanks to a goal from Fidel 37 minutes in the game, and the first half ended 2-0.
Valencia boosted the game in the second half, with a goal from Lato Toni in the 74th minute, which saw the second half to a 2-1.
For Elche, Tete Morente, Youssouf Kone, Omenuke Mfulu and Dani Calvo came on for Mouctar Diakhaby, Goncalo Guedes, Jose Luis Gaya, Daniel Wass and Yunus Musah, while Valencia brought on Hugo Guillamon, Manu Vallejo, Kang In Lee, Uros Racic and Jason to replace Mouctar Diakhaby, Goncalo Guedes, Jose Luis Gaya, Daniel Wass and Yunus Musah.
The referee booked Raul Guti, Fidel and Antonio Barragan from Elche, while for Valencia Gabriel Paulista and Lato Toni saw a yellow card as well.
Elche with their next fixture against Real Betis at away stadium, while Valencia will face Getafe at home stadium.