Levante got defeated by Valencia 4-2 (2-2) at their stadium in the city derby of the 1st round of the Primera.
Levante led twice, but the Bats finally celebrated with a goal by Valej 15 minutes before the end, and in the fourth minute of the referee’s compensation the same player set the final 4-2.
In the last moments of the match with a goal by Tella, Betis came to victory at Alaves in other matches, while Valladolid and Real Sociedad played 1-1, as did Villareal and Huesca. On the Yellow Submarine bench, it was Unai Emery’s first game and Huesca had a huge chance in the final minutes, and their goal was annulled due to the backcourt.
Valencia: Jaume Doménech, Wass, Gabriel Paulista, Mangala (Diakhaby, m.16), Gayà, Yunnus Musah (Rubén Sobrino, m.87), Esquerdo (Racic, m.72), Kondogbia, Guedes (Cheryshev, m.72 ), Maxi Gómez and Kang In Lee (Manu Vallejo, m.72).
Raise: Aitor Fernández, Miramón, Duarte (Cooke, m.85), Róber Pier, Clerc, Melero (Vukcevic, m.74), Radoja (Pstigo, m.85), Campaña, Bardhi (De Frutos, m.76) , Sergio Léon (Dani Gómez, m.60) and Morales.
Goals: 0-1, m.1: Morales. 1-1, m.12: Gabriel Paulista. 1-2, m.36: Morales. 2-2, m. 39: Maxi Gómez. 3-2, m.75: Manu Vallejo. 4-2, m.94: Manu Vallejo.
Referee: Sánchez Martínez (Murcian Committee). He admonished Racic for Valencia and Radoja, Róber Pier, Campaña for Levante and substitute goalkeeper Koke Vegas in the stands.
Incidents: Match of the first day of the League played at Mestalla without public. A minute of silence was observed in memory of Ramón Vilar, who was a sports counselor for the Valencia City Council and a member of the Levante UD board of directors→