That's it for today, Davide Medie Jimenez has blown his whistle and the game is over.
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) attempts to find the head of one of his teammates with a promising cross into the box, but a defender outjumps the attackers and averts the threat.
Inigo Martinez (Ath Bilbao) jumps for a cross in the goal area and produces a fine header which goes narrowly wide of the right post! What a huge opportunity!
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Kevin Gameiro (Valencia) has acres of space after latching on to a precise pass into the box. He doesn't hesitate to unleash a great effort which ends up in the bottom left corner.
Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) clips a neat ball into the box in the direction of Daniel Parejo, but he can't get on the end of the pass.
The number of shots on goal at present is 2:1.
We can have a look at the statistics now, particularly the total attempts – 10:3.
Goncalo Guedes (Valencia) commits a foul and Davide Medie Jimenez immediately signals a free kick.
Substitution. Gomez Perez Ibai did his best and is replaced by Markel Susaeta (Ath Bilbao).
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) swings the ball into the box from the corner kick but it's a bit too strong and it goes out of play.
Daniel Wass (Valencia) latches on to a pin-point through ball, but one of the defending players dispossess him. Brilliant defending. The referee and one of his assistants signal for a corner kick to Valencia.
Here is a change. Rodrigo is going off and Marcelino Garcia Toral gives the last tactical orders to Goncalo Guedes (Valencia).
Carlos Soler (Valencia) tackles a bit over-zealously and Davide Medie Jimenez blows for a foul. Ath Bilbao win a free kick.
Substitution. Carlos Soler (Valencia) replaces Ferran Torres.
Ath Bilbao have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Inaki Williams (Ath Bilbao) finds himself in a promising position after receiving a beautiful cross from the side, but the opposition defence is ready and one of the defenders averts the threat with a quick interception. Ath Bilbao force a corner. They send men into the box.
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Kevin Gameiro (Valencia) whips a volley from long range towards the goal. His beautiful effort whistles wide of the left post.
The corner is bent into the box and met with a firm header by Geoffrey Kondogbia (Valencia), but it's just wide of the right post.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) will deliver the ball into the penalty box from a corner kick.
Ferran Torres (Valencia) tries to find the head of a teammate in the box but overhits the cross.
Kevin Gameiro (Valencia) joins the action as a substitute, replacing Santi Mina.
Davide Medie Jimenez shows a yellow card to Inigo Martinez (Ath Bilbao) for his blatant foul.
An opponent rises to his feet after being downed by Inigo Martinez (Ath Bilbao). Davide Medie Jimenez saw the sliding tackle and blows for a foul.
Gaizka Garitano has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Kenan Kodro (Ath Bilbao) replacing Raul Garcia.
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) is caught offside!
The referee signals that it is time for a substitution and Mikel San Jose (Ath Bilbao) is coming onto the pitch as Benat cannot continue after picking up an injury.
Benat (Ath Bilbao) is penalised after knocking an opponent down.
The Ath Bilbao players keep the ball and are exchanging a combination of passes. They are waiting for gaps in the defence to open up.
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) goes on a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as an opposition player blocks him.
Benat (Ath Bilbao) sends a long ball in, but Neto comfortably gathers the ball.
Yeray Alvarez (Ath Bilbao) has tested the patience of referee Davide Medie Jimenez and goes into the book for a previous late challenge.
Yeray Alvarez (Ath Bilbao) performs a sliding tackle but catches his opponent's legs. The referee blows his whistle for an infringement. A free kick has been awarded to Valencia.
Santi Mina (Valencia) sends a defence-splitting pass in order to get his teammate onto the counterattack. The ball is out of play and Valencia manage to earn a corner.
A good lofted pass from Santi Mina finds Rodrigo (Valencia) on the edge of the area. He collects the ball and rips in a wonderful shot which ends up in the top left corner. The score is now 1:0.
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) dinks a cross into the box in an attempt to find one of his teammates, but the defence manages to clear.
Davide Medie Jimenez blows his whistle and the second half starts.
The referee blows his whistle for half-time, bringing to a close the first 45 minutes of the match.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) takes the corner which is cleared.
Valencia are enjoying a spell of pressure at the moment, but one of the defenders gets it clear. Valencia will have a chance to score from a corner kick.
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Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) sends over a cross from the side into the penalty area in order to find one of his teammates, but he fails and the opportunity goes begging.
Daniel Wass (Valencia) shows too much aggression during an attacking move and ends up fouling his opponent.
Valencia are playing possession football and controlling the game at present. They are exchanging inch-perfect passes from player to player, making it difficult for the opposition to win the ball.
Geoffrey Kondogbia (Valencia) gets in a good position to shoot just outside the box after a nice pass, but his effort is unintentionally blocked by one of his teammate.
Santi Mina (Valencia) makes an overly-aggressive challenge and Davide Medie Jimenez blows his whistle for a foul.
Ath Bilbao are showing great team chemistry. They are passing the ball around seamlessly.
Raul Garcia (Ath Bilbao) reacts well to meet the lofted pass on the edge of the six-yard box, but sends a weak header well wide of the right post.
Jose Gaya (Valencia) creates himself some space and attempts to put the ball into the box. However, the defender gets an important foot in to clear.
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) clips a neat ball into the box in the direction of Santi Mina, but he can't get on the end of the pass.
A long through ball into the box almost gives Ferran Torres (Valencia) a good chance, but he loses out to one of the defenders.
A pass by Yuri Berchiche (Ath Bilbao) ends up in no man's land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Mouctar Diakhaby (Valencia) gets to a rebound in front of goal and sends the ball towards the bottom right corner. However, he couldn't beat Iago Herrerin, who shows off his superb goalkeeping ability by pulling off a great save.
Nothing comes of the resulting corner from Daniel Parejo (Valencia). The defence is alert and manages to cut it out.
Daniel Wass (Valencia) attempts to find one of his teammates with a sweet pass into the box, but one of the defending players reacts well and intercepts the effort. It will be a corner kick for Valencia.
Raul Garcia (Ath Bilbao) controls a nice low pass and shoots from just outside the box, but it's a poor effort that flies into the stands. Wasted opportunity!
A cross from Daniel Wass (Valencia) fails to reach the box as the defence clears the ball away to safety.
Ferran Torres (Valencia) does his best to latch onto a cross into the box, but he can't get to the ball.
Ath Bilbao fail to score from a corner as Neto (Valencia) leaps to collect the ball.
Some great controlled play and passing in the middle of the pitch from Ath Bilbao.
Raul Garcia (Ath Bilbao) is booked after bringing down an opponent. Davide Medie Jimenez had an easy-decision to make.
Daniel Wass (Valencia) makes a yard for himself and attempts to endanger the goalkeeper with a long-range shot. His great effort, however, goes a whisker wide of the left post.
None of the Valencia players could reach the corner kick as the ball was overhit and goes out of play.
Denis Cheryshev (Valencia) is picked out by his teammate with a brilliant short pass, but it takes him too long to control the ball inside the box and this allows one of the defending players to rob him. The ball is out of play. Valencia win a corner kick.
Ferran Torres (Valencia) attempts to set up his teammate with a scoring opportunity by chipping in a fine pass from the edge of the box, but one of the defenders intercepts his effort.
Raul Garcia (Ath Bilbao) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
Rodrigo (Valencia) is penalised for a foul. Davide Medie Jimenez had a clear view and blows his whistle.
Inaki Williams (Ath Bilbao) receives a low pass just outside the box and unleashes a fine strike towards the middle of the goal. Neto pulls off a reflexive save to block his effort. Nice goalkeeping skill, indeed.
Iker Muniain (Ath Bilbao) seems to have picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue playing.
Iker Muniain (Ath Bilbao) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Iker Muniain (Ath Bilbao) does his best to latch onto a cross into the box, but he can't get to the ball.
The first half has started.
Davide Medie Jimenez is introduced as the referee for today's match.
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The players are on the pitch and Valencia will have the kick-off.