Valencia: Guaita; Barragán, Ricardo
Costa, Rami, Jordi Alba; Albelda (Dani Parejo 69'), Tino Costa; Pablo
Hernández, Jonas, Mathieu (Piatti 50'); Soldado (Aduríz 46').
Osasuna: Andrés Fernández; Marc Bertrán, Lolo, Roversio, Damià (Raitala 46'); Puñal, Raúl García, Nekounam; Nino (Timor 80'), Lekic, Lamah (Raoul Loe 46'). 4-3-3.
1-0. 76. Aduríz. Header down past keeper on far post from Jordi Alba cross.
2-0. 83. Jonas. Steered shot wide of Andrés after Piatti chipped ball across.
3-0. 87. Aduríz. Got on the end of Jordi Alba cross to turn ball in on far post.
4-0. 88. Jonas. Following up after Andrés pushed out shot from Aduríz.
Yellow cards: Damià 22', Marc Bertrán 26', Rami 44', Lekic 44', Roversio 70', Lolo 71' / red cards: Lekic 45'.
Third placed Valencia took advantage of Málaga's defeat to move three points clear of the Andalusians after a 4-0 win over Osasuna. The visitors came to the Mestalla stadium looking got a good result to strengthen their claim for a Europa League spot, and honours were traded in a first half in which Nekounam and Lekic tested Guaita early on, Jordi Alba and Jonas went close for the locals. With the half time whistle approaching though, Lekic was sent off following an off-the-ball incident with Rami, and Osasuna were forced to defend after that. They could only hold on though until a quarter of an hour from the end, when Aduríz got on the end of Jordi Alba's cross to head past Andrés. That opened the floodgates, and a few minutes later Jonas got on the end of a cross from the right to make it two. A second goal from Aduríz followed after another good cross from Alba, and Jonas got his second of the night as well after the visiting keeper could only push out a shot from Aduríz. A flattering result in the end, but Valencia are now sure of one of the four Champions League spots. Whether that be third or fourth remains to be seen.