Deportivo made the perfect start to life back in the top flight last week, but Valencia showed against Real Madrid that they have remained a strong outfit.
Keep an eye on: Roberto Soldado (Valencia) – The club’s top goalscorer last term, the Spain international
cut a frustrated figure last week at Santiago Bernabeu but will aim to get back to scoring ways at home.
Kick-off: Sunday August 26, 10pm (UK time)
Form Guide: Valencia (- – – – D) Deportivo (- – – – W)
Last season: Not played
Stat fact: Valencia are undefeated against Depor in 12 League matches.
Valencia (probable): D. Alves; Pereira, R. Costa, Ruiz, Mathieu; T. Costa, Gago; Feghouli, Jonas, Guardado; Soldado
Deportivo (probable): Aranzubia; Pablo, Aythami, Marchena, Evaldo; Dominguez, Aguilar, Gama, Valeron Pizzi; Riki