Luca de la Torre was once again a strong performer for Celta in their road upset over Betis, while Yunus Musah and Valencia inched closer to the relegation spots after a narrow loss at Girona.
Luca de la Torre was effective over a half of action in Celta’s come-from-behind draw against Villarreal, while Samuel Shashoua saw his tenacious performance for Tenerife go unrewarded in a scoreless draw.
Luca de la Torre capped off a commanding Copa del Rey win by Celta Vigo with his first goal in Spain, while Armando and Samuel Shashoua both started for their respective teams, but exited after upsets against lower-division opponents.
Yunus Musah was back in Valencia’s starting lineup for their draw at Real Sociedad, as the only American in action in Spain’s top two divisions over the weekend.
Luca de la Torre was the lone American in action in Spain over the weekend, helping Celta Vigo to an unlikely win, while Luca Koleosho returned to Espanyol’s bench in the team’s draw against Valencia.
Yunus Musah saw a spectacular goal for Valencia reversed thanks to an unfortunate VAR decision, while the Shashoua brothers both started for their teams in La Liga 2 action.
Yunus Musah continued his staring role in Gennaro Gattuso’s midfield for Valencia in their loss in Bilbao while Luca de la Torre made is Spanish debut with a short cameo in Celta Vigo’s predictable loss to Real Madrid
Yunus Musah and ten-man Valencia heroically held on to an early lead to start the season on a high note, while Sergiño Dest is seemingly on the outs for Barcelona as their financial trickery didn’t prevent on-field mediocrity.