Real Madrid shocked by Valencia after two early goals in La Liga | ESPN
Real Madrid conceded two early goals as they were stunned 2-1 by Valencia in La Liga on Wednesday night.The last time Real allowed two goals inside 10 minutes in a league match was Nov. 9, 2003, against Sevilla but it was former West Ham midfielder Simone Zaza who struck the opener with a stunning effort in the fourth minute.
Zinedine Zidane unhappy with slow start in Real Madrid's defeat at Valencia | Sky Sports
Simone Zaza, who endured an unhappy loan spell at West Ham earlier this season, gave the hosts the lead in the fifth minute with a brilliant shot on the turn, and Fabian Orellana added the second in the ninth. Cristiano Ronaldo headed Real back into contention just before half-time, but the visitors were unable to build on their momentum after the break.
Valencia's Dani Parejo hails Simone Zaza, Fabian Orellana after win | ESPN
Valencia captain Dani Parejo praised Simone Zaza and Fabian Orellana following their impressive performances in the 2-1 win over Real Madrid on Wednesday. The duo, who joined Valencia on loan in the transfer window, scored as Los Che stunned the Liga leaders at the Mestalla.
Sevilla earn narrow lead against Leicester | UEFA
Targeting a first European Cup quarter-final since 1957/58, Sevilla were quick to seize the initiative and could have gone in front in the 14th minute. Wes Morgan felled Correa, making his first UEFA Champions League start, with a lunging challenge after Robert Huth had failed to clear – but Kasper Schmeichel dived to his right to keep out the spot kick.