La Liga IST (Indian Time), Live Stream and TV telecast: Having finished last campaign at the middle of the table Valencia CF and UD Las Palmas are set to encounter each other at the Mestalla Stadium on August 22, Monday to open their 2016–2017 La Liga season.
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Match: Valencia CF Vs Las Palmas (La Liga)
Date: August 22, 2016; 21:00 UK; 1:30 AM (23th August IST)
Venue: Mestalla Stadium, Valencia
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After finishing last season at the 12th place Valencia will be looking forward to regain its glory. Former assistant manager Pako Ayestarán, who was appointed as the new coach last Spring to replace fired Englishman Gary Neville, will lead the club in his first full campaign as main steersman for Valencia. Los Che had a fine preseason, winning 3, losing 2, and drawing 1 during their friendly matches. Ayestarán has bought several loud names to reinforce Valencia’s squad, namely Nani, Robert Ibanez, Federico Cartabia and Alvaro Medran. They also snatched Montoya from Barcelona to strenthen their defence. Though, there were some noteworthy sales, such as: Andre Gomes, Alvaro Negredo, Antonio Barragan, Sofiane Feghouli, Javi Fuego and Denis Cheryshev.
Meantime, last season’s 11th placed Las Palmas had a fantastic preseason with 5 wins in 7 matches. Las Palmas head coach Quique Setién is ready to start his second consecutive season with the team. The Spanish mentor also made several additions to the squad this transfer window, namely Asdrúbal Hernández, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Marko Livaja.
Valencia CF: Predicted Line-up (4–3‑3)
Alves – Cancelo, Mustafi, Vezo, Santos – Cartabia, Ibanez, Perez – Nani, Alcacer, Parejo.
Las Palmas: Predicted Line-up (4–1‑4–1)
Varas – Simon, Lemos, Macedo, Garcia – Artiles – Gomez, Araujo, Montoro, Boateng – Livaja.