Valencia earn hard-fought win over Levante 2-4 on Saturday at Ciudad de Valencia. Levante wanted to improve their position in the tournament after losing against Getafe 4-0 while Valencia won 2-1 the last league match against Villarreal. Following today's result, Levante is 11th in the LaLiga, having garnered 20 points from 16 matches, while Valencia sits at 7th with 26 points after playing a total of 16 matches.
Good start of the game for Levante, thanks to a goal from Roger Marti 11 minutes in the game. Later, Levante scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a new goal from Roger Marti with the score 2-0. Valencia hit back thanks to a calamitous own goal from Roger Marti, completing a hat trick in the 45th minute just before the end of the 45 minutes to establish the 2-1, which saw the first half to a 2-1.
Valencia took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Kevin Gameiro 57 minutes in the game. Later, Valencia scored again thanks to another goal from Kevin Gameiro, scoring his second goal 59 minutes in the game to establish the 2-3. Later, Valencia scored again and increased their lead 2-4 thanks to a goal from Ferran Torres in the 88th minute just before the end of the second half, which saw the second half to a 2-4.
As for substitutions, both coaches used full substitutions. For Levante Borja Mayoral, Nikola Vukcevic and Gonzalo came on for Jose Luis Morales, Ruben Rochina and Coke, while Valencia brought on Jaume Domenech, Maxi Gomez and Mouctar Diakhaby to replace Jasper Cillessen, Kevin Gameiro and Francis Coquelin.
The referee booked Coke, Jose Luis Morales, Ruben Rochina and Eliseo from Levante and Eliseo (2 yellow cards) saw the red card, while for Valencia Francis Coquelin and Ferran Torres saw a yellow card as well.
Levante will play against Granada at away stadium, while Valencia will face Real Madrid at home stadium.