LaLiga: Valencia held at Alaves to 1-1 before crucial Atalanta visit in Champions League

Valencia will host Italian side Atalanta on Tuesday without spectators at Mestalla Stadium for fears of the coronavirus outbreak. Atalanta won the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie 4-1.

The Associated Press March 07, 2020 09:10:20 IST
LaLiga: Valencia held at Alaves to 1-1 before crucial Atalanta visit in Champions League
  • Valencia were held at Alavés to 1-1 on Friday, four days before it must overcome a big deficit to stay in the Champions League.

  • Valencia’s winless streak on the road reached five consecutive games as it stayed in seventh place in the Spanish league.

  • Valencia will host Italian side Atalanta on Tuesday, Atalanta won the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie 4-1.

Barcelona: Valencia were held at Alavés to 1-1 on Friday, four days before it must overcome a big deficit to stay in the Champions League.

Valencia’s winless streak on the road reached five consecutive games as it stayed in seventh place in the Spanish league.

LaLiga Valencia held at Alaves to 11 before crucial Atalanta visit in Champions League

File image of Valencia captain Dani Parejo. Image: @DaniParejo

Valencia will host Italian side Atalanta on Tuesday without spectators at Mestalla Stadium for fears of the coronavirus outbreak. Atalanta won the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie 4-1.

Midfielder Dani Parejo put the visitors ahead in the 34th minute when he drove a free kick into the top corner of the net for his eighth goal in the competition.

After Valencia failed to press for a second goal, Alavés leveled in the 73rd when Edgar Méndez fired in a pass that Víctor Laguardia headed on from a free kick.

Alavés climbed to 11th place in the 20-team league.

Leader Real Madrid visit Real Betis on Sunday. Barcelona trail Madrid by a point before hosting Real Sociedad on Saturday. Third-placed Sevilla visit fifth-placed Atlético Madrid also on Saturday.

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