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has spent the whole autumn part of the calendar season without any
mistakes, practically at the champions’ level. Problems have begun
at the beginning of December when the Bats have relaxed and in four
last matches have gained only three points after home victory over
a result of such unpredictable losses and prior to New Year’s
vacation the hosts of Mestalla have taken now the third position,
having conceded the second place to Atletico Madrid.
(the head coach Marcelino)
to the results of 17 rounds the champion race of the current
championship of Spain is as follows:
– 45, Atletico – 36, Valencia – 34, Real – 31, Sevilla – 29…
in the first New Year’s round two main challengers for the
vice-champion title are hosting weaker rivals. The Mattressers are
hosting Getafe and the hosts of Mestalla meet Catalan club, the third
by the status, that is, Girona. And here the possible victories of
the favorites are quite predictable.
(the head coach Pablo Machín)
the recent debutant of the elite division the Red and White team is
quite successful – six victories and five draws and the 10th
place in top list. And after the victory that was gained in December
in frames of the Catalan derby on the field Espanyol (0:1), the head
coach of Girona Pablo Machin has declared that his team is going to
get into the next draw of the Europa League. Now guests of Mestalla
are behind the 7th
place only with one point.
the forthcoming battle has proposed us classical variant of a meeting
of the rivals that are super motivated with their tournament aims.
And still, Valencia is considerably stronger than the recent debutant
by the level and class of a game. And this fact is confirmed by the
bookmaker quotations of the main outcomes. Naturally, our choice is
– 1.65, draw – 4.20, Girona – 4.75;
Valencia to win – odds 1.7 Pinnacle