Mestalla, Valencia
Valencia have only won one of their last 10 matches in La LigaReuters

Valencia will look to win their third match on the bounce when they face Granada at Los Carmenes on 21 February.

Where to watch live

Kick-off is set for 5.15pm GMT. The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 3 HD.

Overview

Rock-bottom Granada have lost five of their last six matches in La Liga, including a 3-0 defeat at Real Sociedad on 14 February. The Andalusian outfit will hope to gain a measure of revenge against Valencia after they were beaten 7-0 on aggregate by the same opponents in the Copa del Rey round of 16 in January.

Midfielder Javi Marquez (hamstring) is sidelined for the Valencia clash, while Miguel Lopes and Cristiano Biraghi are doubts. On-loan duo Salva Ruiz and Robert Ibanez are both ineligible to play against their parent club.

Valencia followed up their first league win since November against Espanyol by thrashing Rapid Vienna 6-0 in the Europa League round of 32 first leg in midweek. The Mestalla club have not won three games on the bounce since March last year.

Aymen Abdennour is continuing his recovery from a hamstring problem and is doubtful but Shkodran Mustafi, Jose Gaya and Andre Gomes all make returns from suspension.

What managers say

Jose Ramon Sandoval: "I think we started the game well. We played an incredible 20 minutes, pressing Real Sociedad. We knew that if we went behind it would be more difficult, because they had just won 0-5 and were fitter."

Gary Neville: "I hope to start a positive run but it is dangerous to start thinking about turning points. I never thought I needed a result to see a turning point — sometimes we cannot explain how we have not got wins. The squad is stronger, more confident. I'm very happy about tonight but now I'm focused on Granada."

Form guide

  • Granada: LLLWL
  • Last result: Real Sociedad 3-0 Granada
  • Valencia (all competitions): WWDLL
  • Last result: Valencia 6-0 Rapid Vienna (Europa League)

Betting odds (888sport)

  • Granada win: 51/10
  • Draw: 39/10
  • Valencia win: 22/5

Team news

Granada possible XI: A Fernandez; Foulquier, Lomban, Costa, Biraghi; Rico, Perez; Success, Rochina, Penaranda; El-Arabi

Valencia possible XI: Alves; Cancelo, Santos, Mustafi, Gaya; Parejo, Barbosa, Gomes; Mina, Alcacer, Piatti