Real Sociedad: Rulli; Odriozola, Aritz Elustondo, Zubeldia, Kévin Rodrigues; Xabi Prieto (Rubén Pardo 82’), Illarramendi, Zurutuza; Juanmi (Janujaz 45’), Willian José (Canales 72’), Oyarzábal. 4-3-3.
Valencia: Jaume Domenech; Nacho Vidal, Gabriel Paulista, Garay, Gayŕ (Toni Lato 75’); Carlos Soler (Andreas Pereira 75’), Kondogbia, Dani Parejo, Guedes; Rodrigo (Santi Mina 75’), Zaza. 4-4-2.
0-1. 26. Rodrigo. Turned ball in from close up after Guedes crossed from left.
1-1. 33. Elustondo. Got above marker to head Oyarzabal corner inside far post.
1-2. 55. Nacho Vidal. Ran on to Carlos Soler pass to lift ball past keeper.
2-2. 59. Oyarzábal. Picked up Kévin pass and struck angled shot past Jaume.
2-3. 85. Zaza. Connected with Guedes centre to fire low shot past keeper.
Yellow cards: Guedes 09’, Rodrigo 28’, Kondogbia 45’, 79’, Zubeldia 50’, 67’, Gayŕ 56’, Oyarzábal 77’, Santi Mina 92’ / red cards: Zubeldia 67’, Kondogbia 79’.
Valencia bumped Real Madrid out of the fourth Champions League spot after a thrilling 2-3 victory over Real Sociedad on Sunday evening. Rodrigo and Nacho Vidal twice gave the Ches the lead, but strikes by Aritz Elustondo and Oyarzabal pegged them back both times. Zubeldia and Kondogbia were both sent off, and Zaza got the winner late on to hand the Basque side their third defeat in a row, leaving them outside of the European spots as a result.