Alvaro Negredo
Alvaro Negredo and company put six goals past Rapid Vienna at the Mestalla in the first leg Reuters

Valencia will look to win their fourth match on the bounce when they face Rapid Vienna at the Ernst Happel Stadium in the Europa League round of 32 second leg on 25 February.

Where to watch live

Kick-off is set for 6pm GMT. The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport Extra.


Rapid Vienna are all but out of the Europa League after they lost 6-0 to Valencia at the Mestalla in last week's first leg. It was the Austrian Bundesliga side's 17th loss in the competition, in which they have now conceded 62 goals – both unwanted new competition records.

Midfielders Florian Kainz and Steffen Hofmann are carrying knocks and are doubtful for the hosts, while Christopher Dibon (knee), Jan Novota (shoulder) and Louis Schaub (ankle) are definitely out.

Valencia won their third consecutive match in all competitions at the weekend as goals from Dani Parejo and Santi Mina gave them a 2-1 win at Granada. The La Liga club have not won four competitive games on the trot since February last year.

Gary Neville has no fresh injury concerns. Zakaria Bakkali remains sidelined for the visitors with a groin problem.

What managers say

Zoran Barisic: "We cannot play at this level. Our defence did not do well but in the second half the team was better. This defeat is something that will hurt for a long time. Until today we had had a good Europa League. But Valencia showed a lot of class. I think we can assume we are eliminated but we will still try to win in Vienna."

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."

Form guide

  • Rapid Vienna (all competitions): W L W L W
  • Last result: Sturm Graz 0-2 Rapid Vienna
  • Valencia (all competitions): W W W D L
  • Last result: Granada 1-2 Valencia

Betting odds (888sport)

  • Rapid Vienna win: 5/4
  • Draw: 5/2
  • Valencia win: 21/10

Team news

Rapid Vienna possible XI: Strebinger; Pavelic, Sonnleitner, Hofmann, Stangl; Grahovac, Petsos; Murg, Schwab, Schobesberger; Jelic.

Valencia possible XI: Alves; Barragan, Santos, Vezo, Gaya; Zahibo, Danilo; Mina, Rodrigo, Piatti; Negredo.