THE END OF AN AWESOME TIME
Barça fell in LaLiga in Mestalla 13 years and 12 positive results after
Published:26/01/2020 - 09:16h
Updated:26/01/2020 - 09:16h
FC Barcelona had become accustomed to scoring in all their visits to Mestalla and this Saturday had to face their first defeat in the League in the Valencian fief in 13 years. The 'ches' ended an impressive streak of the Catalans
The Barça visited Mestalla this past Saturday with the intention to prolong a series that seemed insalvable for Valencia. The culés carried 13 years without losing in League in the stadium valencianista and 12 without doing it in general. Each visit of the blaugrana to the capital of the Comunitat Valencian saldaba with a positive result and expected that this time was not less. Unfortunately for the FC Barcelona, the ones of Albert Celades had other plans.
Valencia went out more concentrated that never, probably conscious of the difficulty that comported the crash for them. Without Dani Parejo, sanctioned, and Rodrigo Moreno, in the bench, the 'ches' faced the meeting with many win and with the intention to complicate him the life to the culés. In the first part, Maxi Gómez brushed the goal in two occasions, with a crossbar and a penalti that stopped Ter Stegen. In defence, besides, the valencianistas did not happen difficulties and controlled well to the Barça.
In the second time, the Barcelona improved from the hour of party, but this did not prevent to the ones of Celades advance to the little to begin the seconds 45 minutes. With 1-0 in favour, the ones of Paterna held and encouraged by Mestalla attained to sentence the meeting with a so much of Maxi. This 2-0 final supposed the end of the series of the barcelonistas in territory valencianista. The Barcelona fell defeated in LaLiga in the field of Valencia 12 positive results afterwards.
The last time that the culés had lost in Mestalla in competition liguera was on 18 February 2007, with Frank Rijkaard in the bench. The Catalans fell 2-1 with goals of the mythical Miguel Ángel Angulo and of David Silva. Since, the blaugrana never had gone of Valency with a defeat in League, although yes in Glass. In the tournament of the 'KO', the Barcelona lost 3-2 in March of the 2008 in the turn of the semifinals to remain deleted after the 1-1 of the gone.
The series of the Barça in Mestalla in League
Leaving this result in Glass, the Barça carried 12 parties of consecutive League without losing in Mestalla. In the course 2007/2008, won by a conclusive 0-3; in the 08/09 empataron to two; in the 09/10 the marker was of 0-0 in a quite boring crash; in the campaign 10/11, 0-1; in the 11/12, 2-2; in the 12/13, 1-1; in the 13/14, 2-3, in the 14/15, 0-1; in the 15/16, 1-1; in the 16/17, 2-3; in the 17/18, 1-1; and the past finish with another 1-1.
In total, in the last 12 visits the Barcelona carried 5 victories and 7 ties in front of the group valencianista. The last two seasons finish in tie to one with parties tremendously equalised and very contested. This year it seemed that it could suceder the same, but Valencia had other plans and wanted to give him a joy to his fans.