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.
While only a draw against El Salvador is needed on Monday night for the USMNT to reach the final round of the CONCACAF Nations League, the team will be looking for a statement victory in their last competitive match before the summer’s tournaments.
Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo notched another league win to continue their climb through the La Liga standings, while Yunus Musah and Valencia stayed in the relegation hole in a heavy loss to Atletico.
Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo’s emphatic win over Real Valladolid was only tempered by a late injury for the American, while Yunus Musah and Valencia finally earned their first league win in more than three months.
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.