The Valencia CF not going through a good time. After several consecutive defeats and a bad run in LaLiga, the Chés were eliminated in the Round of 16 of the Copa del Rey against Athletic Club. Mestalla saw how the lions took the pass to the quarterfinals after winning 1-3 in the Valencian fiefdom. Now, with their eyes on LaLiga, those from gattuso They will play a vital game next Sunday against Valladolid in Pucela, because if they don’t win they would ‘flirt’ with the relegation zone.
Gennaro Gattuso, in the press conference prior to the match in Valladolid, has confessed that he is not in favor of leaving the difficult moments. “I am not leaving in this situation“, he affirms. The Italian coach has confirmed that there was a meeting between the coaching staff and the players to talk about the bad form that the Valencian team is going through: “I really liked the talk,” he says. Although several media outlets affirmed that In it, Gattuso declared his interest in abandoning ship, the Italian coach himself has denied the rumor: “What I have read… It’s not true.”
Bad moment in LaLiga and eliminated from Copa del Rey
The chés have the second round of LaLiga ahead of them to reverse the bad moment. Currently, they are the fourteenth classified to 11 points of European positions. That is to say, Valencia is closer to relegation (3 points) than to the Europa League. In addition, the match against Valladolid will be key: if the Valencians are defeated and Celta win, they will drop three places in the standings. Even so, they would continue three points from the red zone, with half the League to play.