– Las Palmas comes after three matches without a win, which recorded two defeats and a draw. In the championship “yellows” ranked 18, being relegated area, only managed to accumulate 18 points in 21 stages elapsed. Coached by Quique Setien has reached this stage of the Spanish Cup by Real Sociedad eliminating sixteenths, then went to Eibar with victories in both sleeves. In the last 6 matches played at home, Las Palmas lost only once in the confrontation with Atletico Madrid managed 4 wins and a draw in the other 5 games, games in which he scored 11 goals.
– Valencia seems not to find all the form of a few years ago when they present a threat even for grandes Europe. At the moment, the team coached by Gary Neville is ranked 11th in the league away from the European places, being without a win in the last 10 rounds of Primera Division. “Bats” reached step up in Cup quarterfinals, eliminating the team from the Segunda, Barakaldo, and Granada managed to score 7 goals in the two legs. Valencia first goal in 11 of the last 12 trips, cashing no less than 16 goals.
In direct confrontations, Las Palmas not never won at Valencia in front of “bats” won the first 4 games, having drawn the last 2. coached by Neville is likely insignificant to rank in the first places, the leading in Europe so that guests expect tonight to do everything possible to have a long journey as the King’s Cup, today’s opponent is a fairly accessible.