Data Analysis: Valencia win despite comeback by Eibar

Valencia beat Eibar at home in the La Liga. Valencia had a 3-1 lead already after the first half and ultimately won the game 4-1.

The hosts Valencia started best and were already 1-0 up early in the game. After only 3 minutes Goncalo Guedes scored a goal from a pass from Carlos Soler.

The team also increased their lead to 2-0, when Carlos Soler scored a goal, with an assist by Goncalo Guedes, in the 19th minute.

Valencia increased the lead to 3-0 after half an hour’s play as Carlos Soler scored yet again. This time he scored a goal, with an assist by Jose Luis Gaya. The goal was his 11th on target in the league this season.

In the 38th minute Eibar found the net as Bryan Salvatierra scored a goal, from a pass from Roberto Correa, and reduced the score for Eibar.

Straight after the break, Goncalo Guedes made his mark and increased Valencia’s lead, what brought the final score to 4-1.

Valencia have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with a 10–6 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Eibar have 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses and a 6–6 goal difference.

With one game remaining, Valencia are in 13th place in the table while Eibar are in 20th.

Valencia are set to face Huesca at El Alcoraz, while Eibar face Barca. Both games are scheduled for Saturday.

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