Valencia experienced their fourth loss of the season in La Liga after just nine games. Their defeats have all come away from home, and this time they were losers at the Benito Villamarín stadium, losing 1-0 to Real Betis.
The game I am looking forward to the most this week is Barcelona against Valencia in the Nou Camp. If I was a betting man I would stick my neck out on this one and bet the draw.
Barcelona as in most games is going to be the favourites and at the odds you would get it is hardly worth the risk.
My reasons for thinking that the match is going to be a draw are two fold in that I know the team has strength in Depth but with Super Copa match midweek they will again be a little tired and beat up following another encounter with Real Madrid a team desperate to start scoring.
News out of Spain today is that Hernandez is on his way to South Wales.
Valencia have rejected an initial offer for the Spanish winger, but can expect another one now that the deal to sell Scott Sinclair to Manchester City looks like going through.
Valencia initially rejected the Swans first bid of £4 million, but the Spanish giants are bracing themselves for a second offer from Swansea for Pablo Hernandez.
New Swans boss Michael Laudrup had a £4million bid for the winger rejected by the La Liga outfit last week, and is set to try again now he’s on the brink of selling wide-boy Scott Sinclair to Manchester City.
The draw for the League schedule for next season threw up some interesting matches between Real Madrid and Valencia in the first game of the season. The defending champions begin their title defense against third-placed last season, while the second, Barcelona, also start at home against Real Sociedad.
The Madrid finish the League also at home to Osasuna, while the Catalans will do so in his feud against Malaga.
The sequence of rivals Real Madrid is: Sociedad and Osasuna.
Roberto Soldado revealed his committed aspect when talking about Valencia’s possibilities of busting through the roof and enhancing on the last few seasons. “We all need to give just that little bit extra: we can’t relax on what we did last year. That’s our goal and our belief. We consider we can do much better this campaign, the Spanish international stated. Continue reading Soldado: “This season we can improve”→