Celta improves gradually in the match to draw against Valencia (1-1)

Celta added a meritorious point in Mestalla after overcoming an initial goal from Valencia. The Vigo team were surpassed in the first half and were better in the second, in which Iago Aspas scored the equaliser with a great header.

After an even start, with a slow and organized Celta, Valencia accelerated in various actions and enjoyed several dangerous approaches. After 25 minutes, the local team took the lead in a move that finished in a one-on-one between Batshuayi and Sergio. The sky-blue team managed to get back into the match and made good combinations with no prize.

After halftime, with Sisto going in for Okay, Celta went up and left wide spaces behind. Iago and Fran Beltran almost tied in two consecutive scoring chances by the Vigo team. With ten minutes left, a great cross by Juncá and a good header by Iago Aspas for the draw.

Game Sheet

1-Valencia CF: Neto, Piccini, Garay, Murillo, Gayá, Soler, Wass, Coquelin (Kondogbia, min.70), Guedes, (Cheryshev, min.77), Batshuayi (Gameiro, min.80) and Rodrígo.

1-RC Celta: Sergio, Hugo Mallo (Dennis, min.70), Roncaglia, Cabral, Araujo, Juncà, Beltrán, Lobotka, Okay (Sisto, min.46), Iago Aspas (Junior, min.85) and Maxi Gómez

Goals: 1-0, min.25 Batshuayi; 1-1, min.82: Iago Aspas

Referee: De Burgos Bengoetxea, of the Basque committee. Booked with yellow cards: Iago Aspas, Hugo Mallo, Beltrán, Batshuayi.

Stadium: Mestalla