Genoa – Valencia
Todays Europa League match between Genoa CFC and Valencia CF is particularly thrilling as both teams have can go for the round of the last 16 when they win this match. Valencia is currently leading Group B having 9 points, followed by Lille OSC taking 7 points, Genoa CFC also taking 7 points and Slavia Raha taking 3 points. Valencia, Lille and Genoa can manage it on their own to go for the round of the last 16 by just winning the todays match.
So far Genoa and Valcencia just played 1 time against each other which ended with a 3:2 victory for Valencia.
Out of the last 5 league matches Genoa won just 2 (against Siena and Smpdoria), played 1 draw (2-2 against Parma) and lost 2 times (against Livorno and Lazio). In the Italian Serie A table Genoa is currently ranked 10th. Compared to that Valencia is currently ranked 4the in the Primera Division league table. Valencia won 3 out of the last 5 games (against Real Zaragoza, Osasuna and Athletic Bilbao), played 1 draw (against Mallorca) and just lost one match (against Real Madrid).
It’s really hard to predict the result of this match. Fact is that both need this victory and that it will be a hard fight. No key-players are missing on both sides, so due to the current form we think that Valencia will win this match 1:2.