Valencia, Dec 24: Colombian Carlos Bacca led Villarreal to a 1-0 win over host Valencia in the 17th round of Spanish First Division soccer action, earning the win at the Mestalla for the third consecutive year. Bacca got the better of Villarreal goalkeeper Norberto Neto in a one-on-one situation in the 24th minute for the match’s lone tally on Saturday, reports Efe news.
Valencia’s Simone Zaza was sent off in the 60th minute with a second yellow card, complicating the situation of his team, although it made no difference in the end.
The visitors tried to make the most of their hosts’ short-handed situation, but Valencia resisted well and maged to keep the score down to a mere 1-0 result. IANS