“Valencia set to clinch vital triumph over agitated Madrid in desperate bid to turn tables!”

The upcoming clash between Valencia and Real Madrid on Sunday at Mestalla is expected to be a crucial match for Valencia’s La Liga survival bid. With a last-minute victory against Celta Vigo, Valencia hopes to capitalize on Real Madrid’s recent struggles following their painful defeat by Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals and losing the La Liga title to rivals Barcelona. Dani Carvajal insists that Madrid aims to finish the season as high as possible, but their recent performance against City raises concerns with their mid-fielders over-run, Karim Benzema uninvolved, and wingers isolated. Valencia’s Ruben Baraja and their talented attackers, including Samuel Lino, who has scored three goals in his last five La Liga games, are expected to take advantage of Madrid’s current defensive issues. Although Valencia has a strong mentality, including tough defeats and top-notch attackers, Lino and striker Justin Kluivert’s desire to stay at Valencia next season hinges on the team’s ability to avoid relegation, an outcome they are fighting hard to avoid. Valencia lifted the title last in 2004, and its lowest top-flight finish since its promotion in 1987 was 14th-place. Meanwhile, Real Madrid aims to make a statement against Valencia, hoping to boost their morale before the end of the season. With newly-crowned champions Barcelona 14 points ahead of Madrid, securing the second spot is crucial for the team.

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