Valencia 3-1 Young Boys: Santi Mina scores twice as La Liga outfit heap pressure on Manchester United in Champions League group
- Santi Mina opened the scoring for Valencia in the 14th minute on Wednesday
- But Valencia were then pegged back on 37 minutes through Roger Assale
- However, Mina regained Valencia’s lead just before the half-time whistle
- Carlos Soler Barragan then put the game beyond doubt in the 56th minute
Valencia ended their winless drought at home with a 3-1 victory over Young Boys on Wednesday in the Champions League.
Santi Mina scored twice in the first half and Carlos Soler added a goal after half time to give the Spanish club their first win in seven matches at the Mestalla Stadium.
The victory – Valencia’s third overall this season – left the team with five points in Group H, one more than Manchester United ahead of the English club’s match at Juventus later Wednesday.
Carlos Soler and Santi Mina were on the scoresheet as Valencia overcame Young Boys 3-1
Soler put the game beyond doubt, scoring Valencia’s third goal of the evening on Wednesday
Former Arsenal centre back Gabriel celebrates Soler’s third goal early in the second half
Santi Mina scored twice for Valencia in the first half against the Swiss outfit on Wednesday
Mina celebrates scoring his second goal of the evening at the Mestalla Stadium
Swiss champions Young Boys, making their debut in the group stage, stayed on one point in last place.
The Swiss side played a man down from the 77th minute as Sekou Sanogo was sent off with a straight red card for a dangerous sliding tackle on Valencia midfielder Francis Coquelin.
Young Boys held Valencia to a 1-1 draw in Bern two weeks ago.
Mina strikes home past David Von Ballmoos to put Valencia in a commanding 2-1 lead
The 22-year-old Spaniard is mobbed by his Valencia team-mates after putting Valencia 2-1 up
Mina opened the scoring for the La Liga side in the 14th minute of the Champions League clash
Roger Assale equalised for Young Boys in the 37th minute at the Mestalla Stadium
Assale pictured firing past Valencia goalkeeper Neto during the opening half on Wednesday
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