With their respective teams both in major danger of making the drop, Yunus Musah and Valencia as well as Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo saw enough results go in their favor in order to ensure that their teams would avoid relegation.
Yet another loss by Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo saw them drop dangerously close to the drop, while Yunus Musah couldn’t get onto the field for Valencia as a point against now-relegated Espanyol might have been enough to ensure their survival.
A fourth straight loss for Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo kept relegation danger still sniffing around the corner, while Yunus Musah had a short, but eventful appearance in Valencia’s controversial win over Real Madrid.
Yunus Musah and Valencia took a huge step towards securing their top-flight survival, getting the best of Luca de la Torre’s Celta Vigo in weekend La Liga action.
Yunus Musah and Valencia finally notched a win to temporarily halt their slide towards relegation, while Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo were no match for powerhouse Real Madrid.
Luca de la Torre’s efficient outing for Celta Vigo went to waste as they lost late to Atletico, while Yunus Musah and Valencia continued their slide to the bottom with another needless loss.
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.
The quarterfinal pairings for the Copa del Rey were set, giving Yunus Musah and Valencia a tough, but manageable path to reach the semifinal.
Yunus Musah and Valencia demolished their second-division foes Gijon to land their spot in the final eight, while Luca Koleosho had his first appearance for Espanyol in their Copa loss at Athletic Bilbao.
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.