Young Boys’ query for a initial UEFA Champions League indicate â€“ and idea â€“ continues opposite a Valencia side who will be good wakeful of a need to get adult and using in Group H.
â€¢ While a Swiss have mislaid both games so far, third-placed Valencia are usually a singular indicate improved off and need an divided feat in their initial ever tie with Young Boys to forestall a tip two, Juventus and Manchester United, disintegrating over a horizon.
â€¢ Having kicked off their initial ever organisation debate with a 3-0 detriment during home to Manchester United, a Berne bar went down by a same scoreline during Juventus final time out.
â€¢ Young Boys were Swiss champions in 2017/18 â€“ their 12th joining title, though a initial given 1986.
â€¢ Gerardo Seoane’s side overcame Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb to strech a organisation theatre for a initial time, following a 1-1 home pull with a 2-1 divided success. Young Boys’ 5 prior UEFA Champions League campaigns all finished in qualifying, including in 2017/18 when they kick Dynamo Kyiv in a third subordinate turn though mislaid to CSKA Moskva in a play-offs.
â€¢ The Berne side have won usually dual of their final 12 European games (D4 L6), violence SkÃ«nderbeu 2-1 on matchday 6 of final season’s UEFA Europa League in further to a win in Zagreb. The tie with a Albanian bar was Young Boys’ final European rendezvous of 2017/18, as they finished third in their section.
â€¢ Young Boys have won usually one of their final 6 home matches in Europe (D2 L3), nonetheless they had available 3 victories in a quarrel before that sequence.
â€¢ The Swiss club’s final home diversion opposite a Spanish bar was a 2-0 better of Getafe in a 2010/11 UEFA Europa League organisation stage. Young Boys have won dual of their 3 home games with visitors from Spain, losing a other; overall, their record opposite Spanish teams is W3 L3.
â€¢ Young Boys reached a semi-finals of a 1958/59 European Champion Clubs’ Cup, losing 3-1 over dual legs opposite Reims.
â€¢ Beaten 2-0 during home by ten-man Juventus in their opening fixture, Valencia responded by holding out for a goalless pull during Manchester United in their second match.
â€¢ The United pull finished Los Blanquinegros’ four-game losing strain in a UEFA Champions League, nonetheless they have still mislaid 5 of their final 9 matches in a foe correct and are though a idea in a final five.
â€¢ Valencia have won 3 of their final 8 UEFA Champions League divided matches, subordinate enclosed (D2 L3).
â€¢ Fourth in a Spanish Liga in 2017/18, this is Valencia’s 11th UEFA Champions League organisation theatre campaign. Finalists in both 1999/2000 and 2000/01, they have not reached a final 16 given 2012/13.
â€¢ Valencia did not take partial in UEFA bar foe in possibly of a final dual seasons. In their many new campaign, 2015/16, they finished third in their UEFA Champions League territory to pierce into a UEFA Europa League, where they kick Rapid Wien 10-0 on total in a turn of 32 before losing on divided goals to associate Spanish side Athletic Club in a turn of 16 (0-1 away, 2-1 home).
â€¢ The Spanish side mislaid 3-0 a final time they visited Switzerland, during Basel in a 2013/14 UEFA Europa League quarter-final initial leg â€“ nonetheless they incited a tie turn with a 5-0 extra-time success during home. That first-leg better is Valencia’s usually detriment in 8 games with Swiss clubs, home and divided (W5 D2); they have drawn dual of their 3 divided games in Switzerland, winning a other 3-2 during St Gallen in a 2013/14 UEFA Europa League organisation stage.
Links and trivia
â€¢ Have played together:
Miralem Sulejmani Ezequiel Garay, Rodrigo (Benfica 2013/14)
Miralem Sulejmani,Â Loris Benito GonÃ§alo Guedes (Benfica 2014/15)
Guillaume Hoarau Kevin Gameiro (Paris Saint-Germain 2011â€“13)
â€¢ The Swiss champions started a new deteriorate with 9 wins from as many Super League matches to take an early hold on a tip of a list before losing 3-2 during home opposite Luzern on 6 October.*
â€¢ The Bern club’s 34 joining goals this deteriorate have been scored by 10 opposite players.*
â€¢ Young Boys’ 11-point lead after 10 matches is a joint-largest opening during this theatre of a deteriorate given Switzerland introduced a ten-team joining in summer 2003, relating Basel’s advantage in 2003/04 and 2016/17.*
â€¢ YB have won 12 of their 16 games this deteriorate in all competitions, though mislaid a final dual â€“ a initial time they have suffered uninterrupted defeats given Apr 2017.*
â€¢ On 23 Sep Young Boys kick Basel 7-1 during home, 7 opposite players scoring.
â€¢ Christian Fassnacht done his Switzerland entrance as a late surrogate in a 2-1 UEFA Nations League detriment in Belgium on 12 October.
â€¢ Kevin Mbabu has been sidelined given pang an ankle damage opposite Basel, while Gregory WÃ¼thrich is out with a thigh injury.*
â€¢ Jordan Lotomba (knee) and Pedro Teixeira (unspecified) are both nonetheless to play this season.*
â€¢ Valencia have won usually one in all competitions this deteriorate (D7 L2), a 1-0 feat during Real Sociedad on 29 September. They are, however, dominant in their final 5 matches (W1 D4) given a matchday one better during home to Juventus, sketch a final two.*
â€¢ The Spanish side have 9 points after 8 games in a new Liga deteriorate â€“ 9 fewer than during a same theatre of 2017/18.*
â€¢ Santi Mina has not played given 23 Sep and is pang with a knee injury, while GonÃ§alo Guedes was transposed 7 mins into a 1-1 pull with Barcelona on 7 Oct carrying picked adult an adductor problem.*
*Subject to weekend updates