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Valencia

Espanyol and Valencia play six-goal thriller

Espanyol's Joan Verdu (left) scores against Valencia at the weekend. The game, played at the Espanyol ground, ended three-all. Photo: AFP

Valencia missed the chance to move into fourth place in La Liga as Sergio Garcia's 94th minute goal salvaged a 3-3 draw for Espanyol in a crazy finale in Barcelona.

Monday, 15 April, 2013, 4:55am

Late Zlatan Ibrahimovic red card confounds PSG manager Carlo Ancelotti

Zlatan Ibrahimovic receives a red card for an aggressive tackle during PSG's Champions League victory in Valencia. Photo: EPA

The Sweden striker got a straight red card after lunging at fullback Andres Guardado with his studs up but Ancelotti said he felt it was harsh on the volatile Ibrahimovic, who suffered his third sending-off in Europe's elite club competition.

14 Feb 2013 - 5:28am

Lionel Messi penalty saves Barca at Valencia

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (left) and Valencia's Tino Costa fight for the ball at a match on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

A Lionel Messi penalty rescued Barcelona as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Valencia before their lead at the top was cut to nine points when Atletico Madrid clinched a 1-0 win over Real Betis.

The four-time World Player of the Year extended his record scoring run to 12 matches in the league with a penalty after 39 minutes with Valencia having taken the lead through Ever Banega.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Spanish soccer league under racism cloud in fallout from El Clasico clash

Diego Costa is congratulated after scoring a penalty in a 2-1 win for Atletico Madrid over Sevilla in their King's Cup semi-final. Photo: EPA

With the league title seemingly out of sight, as Real Madrid trail Barca by 15 points, it means there is added incentive for Jose Mourinho's men to beat their arch-rivals in the semi-final of the Spanish Cup.

2 Feb 2013 - 4:01am

Real Madrid begin defence of La Liga title with home draw against Valencia

Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves clatters into Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain while going for the ball during their season opener at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Photo: AP

Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves clatters into Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain while going for the ball during their season opener at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Real had a frustrating start to the defence of their La Liga title as they were held to a 1-1 draw despite dominating the match.

21 Aug 2012 - 1:42am

the mixer

As the temperature creeps higher, thoughts turn to refreshing, fruit-filled jugs of sangria or Pimms; quenching concoctions that are easy to make in large quantities. Spain has plenty of variations on sangria, all of which evolved to slake Mediterranean thirsts.

30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Rain in Spain

The bestselling singer and heart-throb models autumn's new clothes in Valencia.

Photographer Hyung-Won Ryoo

Stylist Sean Kunjambu

Hair and make-up Sun-Hwa Choi

Rain's stylist Woo-Hyun Park

Wardrobe Louis Vuitton

Location Valencia, Spain

14 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

THOUSAND-DOLLAR WAGER

Each week our expert tipster Nick Pulford suggests his pick of the fixtures to offer the best return to risk ratio for a $1,000 bet.

This week:

$200 win on Aston Villa (v Everton), $200 win on Newcastle (v Portsmouth), $200 win on Deportivo (v Valencia), $200 win on Spurs (v Middlesbrough), $200 win on Bochum (v Dortmund).

25 Oct 2003 - 12:00am