A coolly taken punishment by midfielder Carlos Soler gave 10-man Valencia a 1-0 success over Getafe after the home side had safeguard Hugo Guillamon shipped off in their LaLiga season opener on Friday.
After Guillamon was shown a straight red card in the fourth moment for a studs-up challenge on Getafe midfielder Nemanja Maksimovic, Soler sent visiting goalkeeper David Soria the incorrect way in the eleventh moment.
Valencia consistently looked risky on the break in the main half and Soria denied them a subsequent when he obstructed Denis Cheryshev’s shot in the 36th moment, with Getafe’s ownership neglecting to create chances at the opposite end.
Mauro Arambarri twice shook the woodwork for Getafe in the second half as the guests heaped the pressing factor looking for an equalizer, yet Valencia hung on with some tough guarding in the end organizes.
Genuine Madrid visit Alaves in Saturday’s champion apparatus, while Barcelona start existence without Lionel Messi at home to Real Sociedad on Sunday and champions Atletico Madrid get their title guard in progress at Celta Vigo.