Real Betis vs Valencia CF

Apr, 21 / 20:45 Matchday 33

Actualidad del Valencia C.F.
September, 02 2018

Wass demonstrates his versatility and Ferran Torres his attacking skills and depth

The midfielder stood next to Parejo and the young attacker offered speed and offensive danger


Marcelino looked for a compact eleven, with the sole objective of achieving a good result in the Ciutat de Valencia. To do this, in the absence of Geoffrey Kondogbia he decided to put Daniel Wass on the axis of midfield, along with Dani Parejo. And the truth is that the Danish showed his tremendous versatility in the wide field and, after starting the season by left wing against Atlético de Madrid and Espanyol, this Sunday he was midfielder.

Wass worked hard in attack and defense, supported the captain in defensive tasks and, when he had to attack, opened the game with criteria to in search of Carlos Soler on the right and Denis Cheryshev on the left. The Danish gave more freedom of movement to Parejo, who took a step forward to create the offensive football of Valencia CF.

Another of the great protagonists of the hot morning was Ferran Torres, who played the first minutes of the season after coming into the game in the 70th minute replacing Cheryshev. The young international attacker was a constant danger for Levante UD’s defense and always tried to move forward with speed, dribbling and a lot of depth.

He forced Coke to grab him consequently receving the second the yellow card, which involved his expulsion. In the 81st minute he made his first attempt with a shot to the right side of the goal that the goalie cleared away.

Wass and Ferran Torres demonstrated this Sunday that Valencia CF is on the right track, that all players are fully determined and that they can play several position.. It was not possible to win against Levante, but Marcelino's team deserved a better result with two shots hitting the crossbar in the second half of the game.