Ernesto Valverde has praised his Valencia side after they defeated Rayo Vallecano 4-0 on Sunday.
Two goals from Roberto Soldado and one apiece for Nelson Valdez and Andres Guardado were enough to give Lose Che the points they needed leapfrog Real Sociedad into fourth place.
“We played well,” he told a Press conference. “Winning here is never easy. There was a lot of pressure at the start of the game.
“They pressed us a lot and put us under pressure, but we are fighting for fourth place, so we weren't going to give up.
“I said we had to win our final five games, and we've won the first two.
“We want to try and force the issue.”