The referee demonstrates he won't tolerate this behaviour. Patrick Twumasi (Alaves) is given a yellow card.
There will be a minimum of 3 min. of added time.
Victor Laguardia (Alaves) picks up a yellow card.
Kevin Gameiro pulls the ball back to Carlos Soler (Valencia) inside the box, but despite having a clear sight of goal he blasts the ball just past the right post.
Marcelino Garcia Toral has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Ferran Torres (Valencia) replacing Santi Mina.
It will be a substitution. Mouctar Diakhaby (Valencia) is ready to enter the pitch as Daniel Wass walks off.
The attendance for today's match is 37744.
A substitution has been made. Tomas Pina goes off and Manu Garcia (Alaves) comes on.
Abelardo has decided to make a change. Patrick Twumasi (Alaves) replaces Diego Rolan.
Borja Baston (Alaves) is awarded a yellow card for his tackle. He doesn't seem to agree with the decision, but Guillermo Cuadra ignores the protests.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) takes the corner kick but the ball only finds the head of an opponent.
It's a goal! Kevin Gameiro (Valencia) alters the score to 3:1. He latched on to a good cross into the box from Goncalo Guedes, steering his header from close range off the crossbar into the roof of the net. Fernando Pacheco was helpless.
Abelardo has decided to substitute Martin Aguirregabiria and he is replaced by Borja Baston (Alaves).
The game is interrupted as Kevin Gameiro (Valencia) is flagged offside.
The referee stops play so that a substitution can be made and Rodrigo trots off the pitch and is replaced by Kevin Gameiro (Valencia).
Guillermo Cuadra shows a yellow card to Gabriel (Valencia), who isn't surprised as the tackle was really hard and late.
A cross into the box from Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) is cleared.
The resulting set piece from Alaves is comfortably intercepted by one of the defending players.
Jose Gaya (Valencia) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
The resulting corner from Daniel Parejo (Valencia) is cleared by the opposition's defence.
Santi Mina (Valencia) whips the ball into the penalty area, but one of the defenders is alert and spanks it away. The ball is out of play and Valencia manage to earn a corner.
Rodrigo (Valencia) is picked out by one of his teammates with a great cross, but his poor control allows the defence to clear and avert the threat.
Tomas Pina (Alaves) sends a teasing cross into the area, but Jaume Domenech intercepts the ball.
Carlos Vigaray (Alaves) trips an opposition player and Guillermo Cuadra signals a foul. That's a free kick to Valencia.
The referee blows his whistle to signal the start of the second half.
Guillermo Cuadra has ended the first half by blowing the whistle.
Jony (Alaves) takes the free kick from mid-range, but he balloons his effort high over the bar. What a miskick!
1 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Guillermo Cuadra shows a yellow card to Ezequiel Garay (Valencia) for a tough tackle.
Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) is moving okay again after that injury scare.
Jonathan Calleri (Alaves) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. The extent of his injury is yet to be discovered.
A pass across the box picks out an unmarked Rodrigo (Valencia) and he tries to place the ball towards the roof of the net, but it goes just over the bar.
Diego Rolan (Alaves) latches on to a lofted pass and strikes the ball! His attempt flies narrowly wide of the right post.
Valencia have a chance to score from a corner kick, but the ball is cleared by a defender.
Alaves take the corner, but their hopes of scoring a goal end with a nice clearance by the defence.
Tomas Pina (Alaves) gets a yellow card.
Gooal! Daniel Parejo takes over corner duties. Santi Mina (Valencia) gets his head on the ball from the corner and puts it into the left side of the net. 2:1.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) will deliver the ball into the penalty box from a corner kick.
Goal! A mistake from the defence gifted a chance to a lurking Carlos Soler (Valencia), who keeps his cool and rolls the ball into the net from close range. 1:1.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) takes the corner, but it's intercepted by the defender.
The resulting corner from Daniel Parejo (Valencia) comes to nothing. The ball goes out of play. Valencia are awarded a corner kick.
Rodrigo (Valencia) misses a good chance to score. An inch-perfect cross into the box finds Rodrigo (Valencia) who rises for a header, but sends the ball well over the bar. Valencia get a corner.
Jose Gaya (Valencia) plays a dangerous chip pass into the box in an attempt to set up one of his teammates, but the effort is intercepted by one of the defenders.
Valencia seem to be finding their feet as they enjoy some possession. Great movement by the offensive players allows the defenders to set up the attack.
An accurate pass to the edge of the box is well taken by Goncalo Guedes (Valencia), whose instinctive shot towards goal flashes inches over the top.
A lofted cross from Daniel Parejo (Valencia) is unsuccessful as the opponent's defence quickly clears the ball out of the penalty area.
Rodrigo (Valencia) gets on the end of a pass on the edge of the box but his shot is blocked.
Guillermo Cuadra shows the yellow card to Darko Brasanac (Alaves) for a heavy challenge.
Poor challenge! Carlos Vigaray (Alaves) is penalised for tripping and Guillermo Cuadra blows his whistle. A free kick to Valencia.
Ximo Navarro (Alaves) outjumps the defence inside the six-yard box to meet the corner and scores with a great header into the left side of the goal. The keeper had no chance to react. The score is now 0:1.
Jony (Alaves) takes the corner.
Diego Rolan (Alaves) darts into the penalty area to latch on to a pass, and he unleashes a shot in the direction of the left post. Jaume Domenech is alert and denies him with a nice save. Alaves have been awarded a corner kick. The referee and one of his assistants both point at the corner flag.
Daniel Parejo (Valencia) swings in the corner, but fails to find any of his teammates. One of the defenders reacts superbly to get it clear.
A brilliant cross into the box finds Santi Mina (Valencia), who directs his header to the middle of the goal, but the goalkeeper shows his reflexes and makes an astonishing save.
The ball is cleared after Jony (Alaves) attempted to dribble past an opposing player.
Tomas Pina (Alaves) delivers a lovely cross into the penalty area. Nevertheless, an opposition defender is alert and averts the danger with a brilliant clearance.
The first half of this match is about to start.
The players are out and the match is about to start. Alaves will have the kick-off.
The referee of today's match will be Guillermo Cuadra.
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