12 June at “Mestalla” in the framework of the 28th round of the Spanish La Liga will be held Levantine Derby. The teams pursue different objectives in this season.
Valencia are fighting for European cups and has a chance to get into the Champions League. Being on the 7th place with 42 points, team albert Celades behind the coveted fourth place on 4 points. Levante with 33 points in the asset is located at the 13th place, having a comfortable 8 points from the relegation zone. Wards Paco Lopez this season the main thing is not to fly in Segundo.
This will be the 28th duel between principled opponents. Prior to that, Valencia have had 13 wins, while Levante – 7. 7 times the teams took the matches to the draw. On scored and conceded “Valencia” wins 48:28.
Both teams represent the city of Valencia and the matches are usually emotional and assists. In five previous meetings both teams has scored, and in four of those meetings, and all were scored at least four goals. Interestingly, Valencia in those games never lost. “Bats” three celebrated victory (3:1, 3:1 and 4:2), and twice played in a draw (1:1 and 2:2). Levante beat Valencia 13 March 2016 with the score 1:0.
Valencia will not play in this game Kondogbia, Piccini, Paulista and Garay. Levante will not be able to help in this duel Ivan Lopez.
According to the bookmakers, the favorite in the Derby is Valencia, a victory which is listed as 1.75. Victoria “Levante” estimate of 4.50. On the draw give of 4.10.
Valencia: Cillessen Gaia, Diarabi, Paulista, Vass – Florenzi, Soler, Parejo, Cheryshev – Rodrigo Gameiro.
Levante: The Aitor Fernández – Postigo, Miramont, Bruno, Tono – Rochina, Campagna, Of Radaa, Bardhi – Morales, Roher.