Europa League

Valencia 2 – Krasnodar 1

Valencia: Neto; Piccini, Gabriel Paulista, Diakhaby, Lato; Carlos Soler, Dani Parejo, Coquelin, Guedes (Cheryshev 70’); Gameiro (Rubén Sobrino 78’), Rodrigo (Santi Mina 63’). 4-4-2.
Krasnodar: Safanov; Petrov, Martynovich, Spajic, Stotski (Ari 55’); Gazinski (Golubev 90’), Kaboré, Olsson; Wanderson (Suleymanov 80’), Claesson, Ramirez. 4-3-3.

1-0. 12. Rodrigo. Cut across from right and curled shot wide of Safanov.
2-0. 24. Rodrigo. Connected with Lato cross to sweep shot past keeper.
2-1. 63. Claesson. Ran on to steer angled shot past Neto on counter-attack.

Yellow cards: Kaboré 20’, Claesson 45’, Dani Parejo 55’, Martynovich 72’, Olsson 81’, Coquelin 81’.

Valencia have the advantage after a 2-1 victory over Krasnodar in their first leg, although they will be ruing chances missed to build a bigger lead. Rodrigo scored twice in the first half hour or so, but the Russian side came back after the interval with an individualist goal from Claesson.