Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Impressive Pereira Helps Valencia to Extend Their Winning Run

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Impressive Pereira Helps Valencia to Extend Their Winning Run

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UNITED loanee Andreas Pereira came on to help Valencia maintain their winning run in La Liga against Leganes on Saturday.

The 21-year-old emerged in the 65th minute with Los Che 1-0 up and provided a sweeping cross for Rodrigo to turn in.

Valencia eventually won 3-0 to extend their streak to seven league matches and remain second behind Barcelona. Atletico Madrid are four points behind Valencia in third and Real Madrid are lagging in fourth.

Pereira has started four of Valencia's 11 league games so far but his delivery for Rodrigo on Saturday marked his second assist in successive weeks and he has provided three overall so far. The United youngster netted his first goal for the 2004 Spanish champions in the 6-3 thrashing of Real Betis last month. …

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